Is Your Smartwatch’s Heart Rate Data Really Useful? – Men’s Health
25 May
6:15

Is Your Smartwatch’s Heart Rate Data Really Useful? – Men’s Health

By now, many a cardiologist has explained why they don’t love the atrial fibrillation feature of the Apple smartwatch—it generates too many false alarms, too much anxiety, and it’s not clear how often it doesn’t detect the problem. If that’s not quite ready for prime time, surely the heart rate […]

Hubitat — the privacy-focused smart home hub — launches its long-awaited app – CNET
25 May
4:16

Hubitat — the privacy-focused smart home hub — launches its long-awaited app – CNET

Hubitat The Hubitat Elevation smart-home hub promises more privacy than the competition by keeping all of the data it needs to power your smart home stored locally. The rules needed for your door sensor to trigger your alarm or for your Ecobee smart thermostat to talk to your Philips Hue […]

PolyU develops highly flexible high-energy textile lithium battery to cope with surging demand for wearable electronics – EurekAlert
25 May
3:55

PolyU develops highly flexible high-energy textile lithium battery to cope with surging demand for wearable electronics – EurekAlert

IMAGE: Professor ZHENG Zijian leads the research team of PolyU’s Institute of Textiles and Clothing to develop the highly flexible, high-energy Textile Lithium Battery. view more  PolyU’s novel lightweight Textile Lithium Battery demonstrates high energy density of more than 450 Wh/L, and excellent flexibility — with a bending radius of less […]

25 ways how your smart watch will change your life – Gulf News
25 May
3:05

25 ways how your smart watch will change your life – Gulf News

Also in this package From the simple to the complex: A handy guide to movements DUBAI: Soon, smartwatches could detect and capture the staggering range of human hand motions and store that information for a host of uses. Researchers from the US-based Carnegie Mellon University, after making a few changes […]

Control4’s new hub connects 13,500 smart home devices on one screen – Engadget
25 May
1:07

Control4’s new hub connects 13,500 smart home devices on one screen – Engadget

Sponsored Links Control4 Smart home connected devices can control everything from lighting and temperature to security systems and music. But with products from so many different companies, they don’t always work together. Control4 wants to change that. Yesterday, it debuted its Smart Home OS 3. According to the company, the […]

Amazon reportedly developing emotion-sensing wearable device – MedCity News
24 May
4:25

Amazon reportedly developing emotion-sensing wearable device – MedCity News

Amazon has a health-oriented wearable in the works that has the potential to use voice recognition technology to sense emotional states, according to a report from Bloomberg. The product (codenamed Dylan) is being developed by Amazon’s hardware development team Lab126 and its Alexa division. Designed to be worn on the […]

Control4 Unveils New Smart Home OS 3 Platform – CEPro
24 May
9:57

Control4 Unveils New Smart Home OS 3 Platform – CEPro

Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), announces the release of its Smart Home OS 3. The operating system is designed to unify hundreds of connected devices within the home, control them all from a single platform, deliver the personalization homeowners want, and facilitate the professional support smart home technology needs.Control4 Smart Home OS […]

Amazon preparing a wearable device that ‘reads human emotions,’ report says – New York Post
24 May
4:55

Amazon preparing a wearable device that ‘reads human emotions,’ report says – New York Post

Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 — which built Amazon’s Echo smart speaker — and the Alexa software team. According […]

Amazfit Bip smartwatch with 30-day battery life is on sale for killer prices at Amazon – Phone Arena
23 May
8:46

Amazfit Bip smartwatch with 30-day battery life is on sale for killer prices at Amazon – Phone Arena

It’s true that big names like Samsung and Apple are getting all the headlines when they launch a new smartwatch, but there are many alternatives for their products available on the market. Of course, it’s just a matter of tastes and needs. The Amazfit Bip is a smartwatch that promises […]

Sales data shows declining consumer interest in smart-home tech – Thinknum Media
23 May
6:46

Sales data shows declining consumer interest in smart-home tech – Thinknum Media

When Nest ($NASDAQ:GOOG) rolled out its Wi-Fi connected learning thermostat in 2011, it ushered in a swell of consumer interest and subsequent sales in the smart-home category. Philips ($NYSE:PHG) Hue smart lighting system launched the next year, and by then a mad rush to connect every home device to smartphones and […]