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Amazon Halo’s Body Scan Feature Isn’t Just Dangerous — It’s Also Potentially Useless

The feature uses photos to track body fat percentage and to create a 3D model of your body

Angela Lashbrook
OneZero
Published in
8 min readSep 3, 2020

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Photo: Amazon

The moment Amazon announced its first fitness band, the $99 Amazon Halo, my social feeds lit up with bafflement and…

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Angela Lashbrook
OneZero

I’m a columnist for OneZero, where I write about the intersection of health & tech. Also seen at Elemental, The Atlantic, VICE, and Vox. Brooklyn, NY.