24 Jan '14, 3pm
[POST] Instabeat.Me: A Lebanon Startup Making a Splash In the World @myinstabeat
Wearable tech is all the rage these days, from smart watches to smart socks, but sometimes we have to stop and wonder how smart and useful these gadgets really are and if they make our lives any easier or better. A small sports technology startup from Beirut, Instabeat.Me , actually decided to make something both wearable and efficient … and make a splash. As you might have already guessed from my slightly cheesy pun, this piece of tech actually has something to do with water. It is in fact a wearable device which acts as a heart monitor for swimmers and tracks turns, laps and timing. It can be fitted to any type of goggles and it actually helps the sportsman improve their game. Well, swim. Professional athletes today rely heavily on technology to improve their workout routines and results , but water sports and swimming in particular have proven to be very tricky. In addi...