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Collaborative research invents wearable devices to ward off diabetic foot ulcer
11 Aug
9:13

Collaborative research invents wearable devices to ward off diabetic foot ulcer

A collaborative research project bringing together four separate studies by researchers at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) in partnership with Qatar Foundation and several institutions in the United States, has led to the development of innovative, wearable devices which could enhance the prevention, management, and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. The […]

Beyond the Wrist: Rethinking Wearable Technology for Mental Health
11 Aug
9:40

Beyond the Wrist: Rethinking Wearable Technology for Mental Health

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Better sensors, analytics bring wearables closer to being health devices
10 Aug
10:07

Better sensors, analytics bring wearables closer to being health devices

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2018/08/10/better-sensors-analytics-bring-wearables-closer-to.html

Samsung’s next big wearable device is here, meet the Galaxy Watch
10 Aug
10:34

Samsung’s next big wearable device is here, meet the Galaxy Watch

Korean tech giant Samsung hosted its Unpacked event in New York yesterday to announce the Galaxy Note 9 phablet. With that, the company also launched the Galaxy Watch, the fourth device in the company’s line of wearable devices. Successor of the Gear S3, the all new Galaxy Watch is the […]

Wearable Technology in Medicine with John A. Rogers, PhD
09 Aug
11:02

Wearable Technology in Medicine with John A. Rogers, PhD

Erin Spain: This is Breakthroughs, a podcast from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. I’m Erin Spain, editor of the Breakthroughs newsletter. There are dozens of projects taking place here at Northwestern that involve small electronic devices that can bend, stretch, twist and integrate on and within the human body […]

Enterprise Wearables To Become Game Changers In Various Industries Worldwide
09 Aug
11:23

Enterprise Wearables To Become Game Changers In Various Industries Worldwide

From aerospace to banking industry, enterprise wearables have made employees and customers more efficient than before. The recent research activities and advancement in technologies will be influential in changing the way enterprises carry out their day-to-day operations. The penetration of wearables enabled enterprises across the world to offer convenience, flexibility, […]

Fossil’s Wearable Device Push Underpins Sales, Driving Up Shares
08 Aug
11:41

Fossil’s Wearable Device Push Underpins Sales, Driving Up Shares

LISTEN TO ARTICLE SHARE THIS ARTICLE Fossil Group Inc.’s efforts to turn around a three-year sales decline are making headway. Comparable sales, a closely-watched measure, were flat last quarter, while analysts predicted a decline. While revenue fell in the period, it still topped projections, sending the shares up as much […]

Wearable devices: The promise and the reality for insurance
08 Aug
12:11

Wearable devices: The promise and the reality for insurance

Wearable devices, like Fitbit watches, are becoming more and more popular, and insurers are interested in the data they collect. Wednesday, August 8th 2018, 1:02PM by Russell Hutchinson There has been a lot of interest in the development of wearable health technology, and rightly so. It is a rapidly evolving […]

Qualcomm teases Sept 10th reveal for next-gen wearable chipsets to power future Wear OS devices
08 Aug
12:40

Qualcomm teases Sept 10th reveal for next-gen wearable chipsets to power future Wear OS devices

Google’s Wear OS platform has been mostly running on the same old Snapdragon Wear 2100 chipset for the past couple of years. While that chipset is capable of running the platform, it hasn’t really evolved to keep up with the demand of newer software and customers. Now, it looks like […]

Pentagon bans use of wearable GPS devices
07 Aug
1:10

Pentagon bans use of wearable GPS devices

The US Defense Department is prohibiting personnel from using wearable electronic devices and other services that can give their locations. The department announced on Monday the ban on fitness trackers, smartphones and other products with geolocation capabilities. It said that because the devices use Global Positioning System, or GPS, the […]