Future Normal: Quantified Self Tools at the Apple Store

January 15, 2013

QS Tools in the Apple Store

This feels very fast. A year ago there were a small number of Quantified Self devices, and a sense of high geekery. I walked into the Apple Store in Santa Monica last Wednesday and this is what I saw. There isn’t much that’s more mainstream than Apple retail at the moment, and I counted twenty-two Quantified Self trackers for sale. (Two were baby trackers and one dog tracker, borderline cases, but our curiosity extends to these.)

A question for readers: What kinds of self-tracking tools aren’t here now that will be here when I take this photo next year?

Here is a key to the photo:

  1. Pocketfinder personal GPS locator
  2. Tagg GPS dog tracker
  3. Fitbit One and Zip physical activity sensors
  4. iPING personal putting coach and app
  5. Wahoo Fitness bluetooth heart rate strap
  6. Scosche Rhythm heart rate monitor armband
  7. Jawbone Up physical activity and sleep sensor
  8. Pear Training heart rate monitor and training app
  9. Adidas MiCoach bluetooth heart rate monitor
  10. Adidas MiCoach Speed Cell activity sensor
  11. Nike+ sports sensor 
  12. Nike+ Fuelband physical activity sensor
  13. Withings baby monitor
  14. Philips in.Sight wireless baby monitor
  15. IZON Wireless Camera –
  16. Philips in.Sight wireless camera
  17. Lark sleep sensor wristband
  18. Lark Life physical activity and sleep sensor
  19. iBGStar blood glucose sensor
  20. iHealth wireless blood pressure wrist monitor
  21. Withings blood pressure monitor
  22. Withings wireless scale

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