iWatch (concept)
Joining a long list of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological methods of improving sleep quality. The possibilities here are absolutely Continue Reading →
Pebble
Pebble started shipping its new Pebble Steel hardware last week, but until Monday, the version of the companion app available to the general public didn’t contain any of the version 2.0 goodness that granted access to the Pebble appstore. The new appstore is being billed as the “first open platform for sharing apps optimized for Continue Reading →
Silver Nanowire Sensor
A clear, bandage-like sensor could eventually make everything from fabrics to our fingers smart. Dr. Yong Zhu and a team of North Carolina State University researchers created an ultra-thin, flexible sensor that could be used in clothing, on the body, any in other ordinary objects to track things like strain, pressure, human touch, and bioelectronic Continue Reading →
Intel's Smart Onesie
The most crowded area of Intel’s CES booth? Not the phone section, not tablets, not even two-in-ones. Nope, everyone’s huddled around a desk with coffee mugs. That, and a plastic baby doll lying face-up in a carrier. Just like Intel CEO Brian Krzanich hinted, the company is going all-in on wearables this year. Except the Continue Reading →
BodyMedia
Know your body. Change your life. BodyMedia says it will help to advance healthcare by putting actionable information in your hands. The company is a leader in wearable body monitors, which give users information to help make “sweeping changes” affecting health and wellness, such as weight management and lifestyle choices. This year, BodyMedia has vowed to Continue Reading →