Diverse Technologies for Personal Development at CES 2020

Products that promote wellness, purify the air around us, and more

Dazzling, pixel-rich screens and promising immersive entertainment options garner the longest lines at CES, but devices meant to help us improve various aspects of our lives—whatever our priorities may be—dot the floor, too. They aren’t always the most glamorous products, but oftentimes they’re the ones with the most potential. Exhibitors have sought to uncork the vast capabilities of technology and asked questions whose answers may …

Whoop’s Wearable Fitness Tracker Promotes All-Around Wellbeing

The 3.0 iteration of the wrist-bound device substitutes for a personal trainer

Aside from a light-reflecting text logo, the Whoop 3.0 wristband (free with a membership that begins at $30 a month) is nearly indiscernible from a fabric sweatband. There’s no screen for real-time tracking, certainly no intruding vibrations or sensors and no surprising alerts. As such, this couldn’t replace an Apple Watch or everyday time-teller. That said, everything you do—working out, recovering, sleeping, walking to work, …

Cork Wellness Products by 42 Birds

Sustainable and recyclable, this material is also kinder to your body

Crafted entirely from cork, 42 Birds‘ collection of health and wellness products—a roller, mat, massaging balls and block—are environmentally friendly, minimal and anti-microbial alternatives to garish, chemical-based options that saturate the market. The cork used (which is sustainably harvested from Spain and Portugal) doesn’t retain odors and requires little cleaning—thanks to the fact that it naturally kills bacteria and germs. “We launched our new cork …