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New smart shoes from Nike

New smart shoes from Nike

Nike has found its most advanced fit solution to date: Nike Adapt, a platform that creates a truly custom fit by combining an advanced power-lacing system, an app and continually updated firmware.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 20, 2018
Smart Running Shoe from 1986 Gets an Upgrade

Smart Running Shoe from 1986 Gets an Upgrade

Global sports brand PUMA was the first to bring sophisticated electronic hardware and software into the sports experience over 30 years ago with the RS-Computer shoe. A running sneaker that originated in 1986 and considered extremely advanced for its time, it revolutionized the way runners trained.
Wearable Technology Insights
Dec 14, 2018
Wireless, battery-free sensors monitor skin exposure

Wireless, battery-free sensors monitor skin exposure

Researchers have created wireless, battery-free sensors that can monitor exposure to solar radiation in real time. Their miniature devices provide a portable and flexible method to track light exposure that could prove useful in monitoring doses of ultraviolet radiation and optimizing light-based treatments for skin conditions.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 15, 2018
Jimmy Choo phone controlled shoe heating and activity tracking

Jimmy Choo phone controlled shoe heating and activity tracking

Fusing luxurious design with technical expertise, the Jimmy Choo VOYAGER boot warms the soul with an innovative heated in-sole, controlled wirelessly by an app on your phone.
Wearable Technology Insights
Nov 14, 2018
CPI helps running entrepreneur take big step forward

CPI helps running entrepreneur take big step forward

CPI worked with Craig Downs on mymo, a wearable sock which uses artificial intelligence to gauge an athlete's gait.
Wearable Technology Insights
Oct 9, 2018
Boréas Technologies breathe new life into piezoelectric haptics

Boréas Technologies breathe new life into piezoelectric haptics

IDTechEx spoke to Boréas Technologies' Founder and CEO Simon Chaput about their product and their ambitions to disrupt the haptics market today.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 27, 2018
IDTechEx TVWearable keyboard

Wearable keyboard

The one-handed wearable which allows you to type by tapping your fingers on any surface. A fast, accurate and eyes-free method of interfacing with any Bluetooth-enabled device, including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and computers.
Press Release
Maxim unveils wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate, temp

Maxim unveils wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate, temp

Designers seeking to enable continuous monitoring of various health parameters can now quickly create unique, highly accurate wearable solutions using Health Sensor Platform 2.0 (HSP 2.0) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
Wearable Technology Insights
Sep 4, 2018
Wearable could help pregnant woman improve outcomes

Wearable could help pregnant woman improve outcomes

Pregnant women could use a wearable app to detect whether they have or are susceptible to a condition that leads to serious health complications for them or their unborn child.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 10, 2018
Smart wristband with wireless link monitors health, environment

Smart wristband with wireless link monitors health, environment

Engineers have created a smart wristband with a wireless connection to smartphones that will enable a new wave of personal health and environmental monitoring devices.
Wearable Technology Insights
Aug 6, 2018
Tech takes on cigarette smoking

Tech takes on cigarette smoking

Researchers are using wearable sensor technology to develop an automatic alert system to help people quit smoking.