BARCELONA, Spain -- Take the Mio Alpha heart rate watch, jettison everything that makes it a watch and you have the Mio Link. The $99 heart rate monitor is half the price of the Alpha and will be available in April 2014.
Instead of monitoring your pulse like traditional heart rate monitors, the Link -- and Alpha before it -- uses an optical sensor to track blood movement in your body.
According to Mio, its tracking is extremely accurate as well and uses a built-in accelerometer to determine your heart rate even while you're moving.
Now the Alpha obviously … Read more