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Is it safe to wear a wireless pedometer such as the Fitbit One on your body?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 31, 2013 01:08 AM
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I'm worried about the possible health hazards of the wireless device I received over the holidays, the FItbit One. If safety is questionable, is it safer to wear it if I only plug in the wireless receiver dongle once a day to actively sync my information rather than leaving the receiver in all the time? I am wondering if the Fitbit One will act as a regular pedometer if I do this, or if the device will be emitting radiation or dangerous frequencies all the time regardless of whether the receiver is set up and in range.




 

 

I'm worried about the possible health hazards of the wireless device I received over the holidays, the FItbit One. If safety is questionable, is it safer to wear it if I only plug in the wireless receiver dongle once a day to actively sync my information rather than leaving the receiver in all the time? I am wondering if the Fitbit One will act as a regular pedometer if I do this, or if the device will be emitting radiation or dangerous frequencies all the time regardless of whether the receiver is set up and in range.

Most all electrical equipment radiates some amount of electromagnetic energy or radio frequency. As for the Fitbit, it has been tested by the FCC. See the statement below which can...


 

 

 
 
 

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