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How accurate are activity trackers, really?

According to researchers at Stanford University, most fitness trackers can’t be relied on to accurately track number of calories burned. Here’s what happened: Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn and Samsung Gear S2 were tested in a group of 60 people. The results showed that measuring heart rate had an error rate of less than 5% on 6 of the devices, while none of the devices were accurate when measuring energy expenditure. The most accurate device was incorrect by 27% on average while the least accurate was off by 93%. Thirty-one women and 29 men volunteered to help test the accuracy of the devices. Each volunteer wore the 7 devices while walking or running on treadmills or while using stationary bikes....