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Flipkart & Wearable Device Maker GOQii Patch Up After Row Over Predatory Pricing – Inc42 Media
15 Jun
8:45

Flipkart & Wearable Device Maker GOQii Patch Up After Row Over Predatory Pricing – Inc42 Media

Mumbai-based fitness and wearable device maker GOQii and ecommerce platform Flipkart announced a resolution to their dispute less than a month after the former issued a legal notice to the Walmart-owned company for deep discounting its products. In a joint statement on Friday, the companies said the dispute had been resolved and GOQii […]

New wearable mobility devices to act as artificial muscles – Access and Mobility Professional
15 Jun
9:15

New wearable mobility devices to act as artificial muscles – Access and Mobility Professional

A new project is set to develop a range of soft wearable devices that act like artificial muscles, which are designed to help elderly and disabled people walk and move around in comfort and safety. The FREEHAB project is designed to fix the lack of easy-to-use dynamic tools to help […]

Lawmakers Propose New Privacy Rules For Health Apps, Wearable Devices 06/17/2019 – MediaPost Communications
14 Jun
9:35

Lawmakers Propose New Privacy Rules For Health Apps, Wearable Devices 06/17/2019 – MediaPost Communications

Health apps, wearable devices like Fitbits and genetic testing kits would be subject to new privacy regulations, under a bill proposed Friday by Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). The proposed Protecting Personal Health Data Act would task the secretary of Health and Human Services with crafting regulations to boost the privacy […]

This lifesaving wearable could diagnose strokes more accurately – Digital Trends
14 Jun
9:57

This lifesaving wearable could diagnose strokes more accurately – Digital Trends

As the Apple Watch’s ECG-reading tech has made clear, wearable devices have moved well beyond high-tech gimmicks and become genuine lifesavers. The latest demonstration of this is a new device, developed by researchers from the Army Medical University and China Academy of Engineering Physics. Their “hybrid instrument” uses two different […]

13 Jun
10:26

People with mobility issues set to benefit from wearable devices – Science Daily

The lives of thousands of people with mobility issues could be transformed thanks to ground-breaking research by scientists at the University of Bristol. The FREEHAB project will develop soft, wearable rehabilitative devices with a view to helping elderly and disabled people walk and move from sitting to a standing position […]

13 Jun
10:46

Growing Demand for Wearable Devices Promises a Positive Influence on the Global Medical Smart Textile Market | MRFR Analysis by 2027 | – Medgadget

According to the latest report published by Market Research Future (MRFR), the worldwide medical smart textile market is set to exhibit a CAGR of 9.5% over the forecast period of 2018-2027. The report utilizes available market data to offer a complete understanding of the medical smart textiles market’s present scenario […]

Conference on ‘medical wearable devices’ takes place at Technion – The Jerusalem Post
12 Jun
11:16

Conference on ‘medical wearable devices’ takes place at Technion – The Jerusalem Post

First International Conference on Wearable Devices for Medical Diagnosis. (photo credit: Courtesy) X Dear Reader,As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to […]

Xiaomi still leads China’s wearable device market with 21.9% market share – gizmochina
12 Jun
11:46

Xiaomi still leads China’s wearable device market with 21.9% market share – gizmochina

According to the data released by IDC, Xiaomi is still leading the Chinese wearables market in the first quarter of this year and is being closely followed by Huawei. The report reveals that in Q1 2019, Xiaomi managed to ship more than 19.5 million units of its wearable devices, registering […]

Energy Harvesting for Ultra-Low Power Wearable Medical Devices – EE Times
12 Jun
12:15

Energy Harvesting for Ultra-Low Power Wearable Medical Devices – EE Times

One of the main challenges with battery-operated connected devices is autonomy. An increasing number will have requirements for greater battery power or longer battery life, but will not support bigger batteries. Some wearables, for example, might be medical implants; it’s not likely a bulky battery will be an option for […]

Energy Harvesting for Utra-Low Power Wearable Medical Devices – EE Times
11 Jun
12:37

Energy Harvesting for Utra-Low Power Wearable Medical Devices – EE Times

One of the main challenges with battery-operated connected devices is autonomy. An increasing number will have requirements for greater battery power or longer battery life, but will not support bigger batteries. Some wearables, for example, might be medical implants; it’s not likely a bulky battery will be an option for […]