Amazon’s Halo fitness tracker that monitors your tone of voice is now widely available

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If you want to give someone the gift of a 3D model of their body fat, you’re in luck. Just in time for the holidays, Amazon is making its new Halo fitness tracker widely available.

The $99.99 tracker does more than track movement; it scans a wearer’s body to create a 3D scan of their body fat and also monitors their voice throughout the day for tone. The first six months with the device are free, but it then costs $3.99 per month to maintain its features. (If you don’t opt in to the subscription, the Halo only tracks sleep time, heart rate, and step tracking.)

The device comes in three colors — silver, black, and pink — and features a fabric strap with no display. It pairs with iOS and Android devices over Bluetooth, although Amazon…

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