Evolution of body weight scales; from simple to smart scales.

by Bodyfit16 November 18, 2016

So, body weight scales have been around for several years. These scales are used for the measurement of body mass. In the past, there were only a limited number of scales (initially only one) that were used to measure human body weight and mass. However, with the passage of time, many scales have been introduced for the convenience of people. In this article, we take you on a quick journey of the evolution of simple weight scales into  smart scales.

First of all, let’s understand what a smart scale is.

A smart scale is a wireless and digital scale. Most popular modern-day smart scales include Whiting’s scale and Fitbit Aria, BlueWeigh Galla, Aspro, Reco & Oreo. It is an invention of the recent decade and has evolved from a number of traditional scales. Hence, the journey of the evolution of smart scales from the traditional ones is quite interesting. So, in this article, we talk about the most popular spring scale back in the day, while comparing it with the present day smart scale. This helps us to get an insight into how different and how much revolutionized even mass measuring scales have become.

How smart scales are different?

As a result, smart scales are very different in comparison to the traditional scales. The smart scales that are used today are helpful to measure the lean body mass, body fat ratio and body hydration levels distinctively and much much more.

So, let’s talk about the evolution of the scales.

The evolution of a simple weighing scale into a smart scale is a long and comprehensive story. The human body weighing scales were very simple in the past yet they have evolved into being electric and technological scales. There are several scales that have evolved over the years. Therefore, we present a quick look at the most popular scale that was for human use.

old spring scale for humans

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Finally! Old vintage scales…

Probably the most popular old body mass measuring scales were spring scales. These spring scales are the way these old vintage scales operated previously. The most popular scale back in the day was the Victorian public scale.

  • Vintage public body scale

The vintage body scales were one of the body mass measuring scales that were used in the Victorian era. These weights were heavy weight and very big in its size. Some of these weights can be still found in the European museums.

Modern weighing scales – smart scales.

The modern weighing scales have been very popular in the recent days. The latest weighing scales include the latest electronic digital measuring techniques for weighing body mass. The most common and popular used scale in the present day are the Whiting’s scale, Fitbit Aria, BlueWeigh Galla, Aspro, Oreo & Reco. Those scales are able to calculate BMI, BMR, Body Fat, Visceral Fat, Bone Mass, Muscle Mass, Water %, Total Weight. Those are very useful tools to track your over healthy weight, and healthy body composition, therefore it does worth it to buy a smart scale and have it handy.

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