Saturday, 20 July 2019

Category Archives: Wearable Devices

Go2Sleep: wearable sleep tracker can help detect sleep apnea
04 Sep
1:40

Go2Sleep: wearable sleep tracker can help detect sleep apnea

Detecting sleep apnea has become an area of great interest for many companies with numerous home monitoring devices on the market. A new start-up company called SleepOn has launched Go2Sleep, a unique wearable device that promises to monitor a range of sleep metrics and screen for sleep apnea with comparable […]

Eye-controlled wearable aims to give locked-in patients a voice
04 Sep
2:08

Eye-controlled wearable aims to give locked-in patients a voice

The creators of a wearable for individuals with locked-in syndrome have launched a crowdfunding campaign to bring their device to the UK. EyeControl is an eye-tracking communications device designed for patients who have lost the ability to move or speak, typically as a result of traumatic brain injury, stroke or […]

Analyzing the impact of wearable technology in healthcare – A market research study by Infiniti Research
03 Sep
2:29

Analyzing the impact of wearable technology in healthcare – A market research study by Infiniti Research

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 3, 2018–Infiniti Research, a global market and customer intelligence solutions provider, has announced the completion of their new market research engagement on the healthcare industry. A leading wearable medical devices manufacturer wanted to gain detailed insights into the market scenario to devise effective measures to improve […]

Novel wearable device harvests energy from body movements
02 Sep
3:07

Novel wearable device harvests energy from body movements

Scientists have developed a wearable device that can generate energy from the swing of an arm, paving the way for personal health monitoring systems that do not need traditional batteries. “The devices we make using our optimised materials run somewhere between five and 50 times better than anything else that’s […]

Wearable devices head to Homeless Word Cup
02 Sep
3:33

Wearable devices head to Homeless Word Cup

Roy Hotrabhvanon, Mel Young, Hayden Ball and Mariana Mercado  PlayerData, a startup aiming to position itself as a main player in the sports wearable market, will provide its technology to the Homeless World Cup in Mexico. The Edinburgh University spin-out has partnered with the Homeless World Cup Foundation for 16th […]

Wearable device taps tech to battle opioid addiction
01 Sep
3:55

Wearable device taps tech to battle opioid addiction

Quell wearable device (Quell) A Massachusetts company is touting a wearable device that it says can alleviate chronic pain, offering a high-tech alternative to opioids. Quell is a drug-free device built by Waltham, Mass.-based NeuroMetrix. The wearable, which is worn on the calf, is designed to block chronic pain, according […]

How China wearables market has changed since Apple Watch launched, with rising demand for personalised products
01 Sep
4:18

How China wearables market has changed since Apple Watch launched, with rising demand for personalised products

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Researchers develop wearable device that generates energy with a swing of the arm
31 Aug
4:41

Researchers develop wearable device that generates energy with a swing of the arm

A team of university researchers has developed a wearable device that generates energy when the user swings their arm. Harvesting energy while the wearer is either walking or jogging, the device is about the size of a wristwatch and can, apparently, produce enough power to run a personal health monitoring […]

Widespread Wearable Use Could Fundamentally Change Professional Sports
31 Aug
5:07

Widespread Wearable Use Could Fundamentally Change Professional Sports

(Free-Photos/Pixabay) This two-part feature series on bioethics explores the benefits and possible ethical implications of DNA testing and biometric tracking of professional athletes. This article discusses wearable devices, part 1 looks at genetic testing. Imagine if Iron Man‘s Tony Stark were real, and his bionic devices were used not to power […]

Apple Watch, other wearables increasingly used to manage chronic health conditions, study says
30 Aug
5:30

Apple Watch, other wearables increasingly used to manage chronic health conditions, study says

  A study of user data pulled from popular health app Cardiogram yields unique insight into usage the patterns of Apple Watch and other wearable products, suggesting devices with advanced biometric monitoring capabilities are seeing increased use in the management of chronic conditions. Research conducted by Cardiogram co-founder Brandon Ballinger, […]