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Can LTE kickstart the smart watch industry?

Can LTE kickstart the smart watch industry?

Aug 10, 2017 Worldwide
There are numerous rumours floating around the internet this week regarding the Apple Watch 3 and its ability to connect to the internet. While the smart watch industry and wearables more generally have seen a lot of success in recent years and more so forecast for the future, the Apple Watch and many of its competitors have been tied to a smartphone via a Bluetooth connection, restricting its value to little more than a second screen.
Wearable to prevent sexual assault

Wearable to prevent sexual assault

Aug 8, 2017 7 United States
The team demonstrate the practicality of their unobtrusive design with user studies that support the technological development.
Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson's patients

Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson's patients

Jul 11, 2017 11 United States
A research team is developing a system that guides patients through a series of balance exercises using wearable technology.
The flexible future of electronics

The flexible future of electronics

Jul 7, 2017 United States
Flexible hybrid electronics can be bent or stretched. Picture pulling a wand from your pocket, unfurling a scroll, and watching a movie on a desktop-size screen.
Wearable payments trial

Wearable payments trial

Jun 30, 2017 Netherlands
A select group of Amsterdam bank ABN Amro customers has begun piloting payments using NFC-enabled rings supplied by Kerv and smartwatches.
Wearable technology for animals - what has your dog done today?

Wearable technology for animals - what has your dog done today?

Jun 6, 2017 Worldwide
As summer rolls in for the northern hemisphere, pet owners are no doubt looking forward to spending more time in the great outdoors with their four-legged friends. However, issues arise from being out in the open, whether it is overexertion, heat stroke, or pets running away and getting lost. Fortunately, there are several wearable devices for animals on the market today, most commonly to be worn on the pet's collar, to address these concerns.
Wearable sweat sensor can diagnose cystic fibrosis

Wearable sweat sensor can diagnose cystic fibrosis

Apr 19, 2017 United States
A wristband-type wearable sweat sensor could transform diagnostics and drug evaluation for cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other diseases.
Are your sensors spying on you?

Are your sensors spying on you?

Apr 17, 2017 17 United Kingdom
Cyber experts have revealed the ease with which malicious websites, as well as installed apps, can spy on us using just the information from the motion sensors in our mobile phones.
Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics

Ink-jet printable and biocompatible layered electronics

Apr 4, 2017 Europe
Printed electronics can lead to both low-cost and flexible devices. Flexible electronics is of particular interest for wearable systems, such as health and fitness trackers, while the relative low-costs of printing are attractive for functional packaging for consumer products.
Order a pizza with your shoes

Order a pizza with your shoes

Mar 9, 2017 United States
Ordering pizza may never be easier, or more fun, than right now thanks to Pizza Hut.
Press Release
Myontec professional intelligent sportswear producer presents new app

Myontec professional intelligent sportswear producer presents new app

Mar 7, 2017 Finland
Myontec has launched a totally new Mbody Live mobile application.