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M2M Networks Are Ready to Monitor You (and Make Millions)

Gigaom: Sprint already provides the data network for many smartphones and tablets, and now it wants to offer its network to help track your health and exercise. On Monday, the mobile operator announced a new partnership with BodyMedia, a company that sells wearable monitors for tracking calories and sleeping habits. As part of the deal, future BodyMedia armbands will connect to Sprint’s national data network via an embedded 3G radio.

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