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Apple invents ‘smart ring’ that lets you control your iPhone without even touching it – The Sun
18 Oct
1:26

Apple invents ‘smart ring’ that lets you control your iPhone without even touching it – The Sun

APPLE has filed a patent for “a wearable electronic ring” that could let you control your other devices without touching them. The design for the finger ring includes a touchscreen, voice command, hand gesture control and more. 4 Here’s our mock-up of what the ring may look like 4 The […]

‘We’re Not As Health As We Should Be.’ Fitbit CEO James Park Discusses New AFib Detection Partnership With Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer – TIME
18 Oct
1:55

‘We’re Not As Health As We Should Be.’ Fitbit CEO James Park Discusses New AFib Detection Partnership With Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer – TIME

Fitbit CEO James Park Discusses New AFib Detection Partnership With Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer | Time this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source: https://time.com/5702746/fitbit-james-park-afib-time-100-summit/

Wearables for Christ: Vatican Launches New ‘Click to Pray eRosary’ – ExtremeTech
17 Oct
2:25

Wearables for Christ: Vatican Launches New ‘Click to Pray eRosary’ – ExtremeTech

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Vatican has announced a new initiative to launch a unique wearable into the secular world: the eRosary. The Click To Pray eRosary (that’s the actual name) is described as “an interactive, smart and app-driven […]

Sony launches new B-to-B wearable and mobile health technology platform – FierceHealthcare
17 Oct
2:55

Sony launches new B-to-B wearable and mobile health technology platform – FierceHealthcare

Electronics company Sony is jumping into the mobile health technology market, offering a business-to-business wearables solution to rival consumer-facing devices like Fitbit and the Apple Watch. The company launched a platform, called mSafety, that combines a connected wearable device, a wristwatch, with a cloud-based backend solution to provide payers, health systems, and app developers a ready-made platform […]

Former Duke athletes develop wearable tech to boost injury recovery, prevention – WRAL Tech Wire
16 Oct
3:16

Former Duke athletes develop wearable tech to boost injury recovery, prevention – WRAL Tech Wire

DURHAM – A new wearable tech device designed specifically for endurance athletes is working to make preventable injury a thing of the past. Enter Fathom AI, a Durham-based startup founded by two former Duke athletes, Ivonna Dumanyan, 24, and Gabrielle Levac, 27. The duo recently released their three-sensor wearable and […]

Global Sports Coaching Platform Market 2019-2023 | 33% CAGR Projection Over the Next Five Years | Technavio – Valdosta Daily Times
16 Oct
3:35

Global Sports Coaching Platform Market 2019-2023 | 33% CAGR Projection Over the Next Five Years | Technavio – Valdosta Daily Times

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 15, 2019– The sports coaching platform market size is expected to post a CAGR close to 33% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191015005748/en/ Technavio has announced its latest market research […]

2019 Report on Medical Wearables: Beyond FitBit – Wrist-Worn Wearables, Ear-Worn Wearables, Connected Clothing – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Business Wire
15 Oct
3:57

2019 Report on Medical Wearables: Beyond FitBit – Wrist-Worn Wearables, Ear-Worn Wearables, Connected Clothing – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Business Wire

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Medical Wearables: Beyond FitBit” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report provides an overview of the Fitness Wearables industry, which has gained momentum in the last five years. The report showcases the trends that are in vogue, the regions that are growing, the various types of […]

14 Oct
5:05

Wearables and Connected Devices Labor Market Growing at a CAGR of 29-30 Percent, Says Beroe Inc – PRNewswire

RALEIGH, North Carolina, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The global market for wearables and connected devices is currently estimated to be worth $14.5 billion and is expected to reach a value of $18.9 billion by 2020, according to Beroe Inc., a procurement intelligence firm. Approximately 600 million wearables are expected […]

AFRL team enhances safety for survival specialists through wearable he – Air Force Link
13 Oct
5:25

AFRL team enhances safety for survival specialists through wearable he – Air Force Link

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) — An Air Force Research Laboratory team recently delivered version 2.0 of the Survival Health Awareness Responders Kit to instructors at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, a 28,000-acre site used to train survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists. With SHARK, sensors are embedded […]

Firefighter monitoring device Prometeo wins IBM’s Call for Code – Fast Company
13 Oct
5:45

Firefighter monitoring device Prometeo wins IBM’s Call for Code – Fast Company

Firefighters battling wildfires face more danger than just getting burned. They’re in the field for hours, sometimes days, while being exposed to high heat, humidity, and smoke inhalation. Prometeo, a Spanish startup, aims to better protect the health of those first responders with individual wearable devices. Each straps to your […]