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by Florian Schumacher

July 22, 2014

Wearable Implants for the Daring and for Those in Need

The medical field has been using implants for decades, but unless you have a serious health issue, you probably wouldn’t consider wearable technology implanted in your body. Wearables seem easier to accept as long as we carry them around or even wear them in direct contact with our skin – like smart patches and electronic [...]

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by Marije Nieuwenhuis

July 10, 2014

As it happened: day 2 of the WT Conference in San Francisco

Our heads are still buzzing from day 1 of the conference hear at Fort Mason. Energey harvesting off the body, Smart Labels with embedded microsensors and augmented and moldable reality by Leap Motion…..it was amazing to see Sci-Fi lifestyle actually happening before our eyes and in real-time. Fi not being so fictional anymore either… Here [...]

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by Marije Nieuwenhuis

July 9, 2014

As it happened: day 1 of the WTconference in San Francisco

Wearable Technologies are a hot and trending topic in the Silicon Valley this summer. Hence the various tech events this month. However, at Fort Mason today and tomorrow the venue is an all exclusive WT site: no less than 11 Wearable Technologies Conferences by the WT Group were organized as of 2006 on 3 different [...]

Exhibitors Wearable Technologies Conference San Francisco

by Zurine Dopacio González

July 3, 2014

WT Innovation Show at the WTconference

This year at the WTconference we will have a large number of exhibitors showcasing their latest products with some companies even showcasing them for the first time! Here are some of the highlights: Moff, a wearable smart toy     Leo : The fitness intelligence by Makers of Leo     WIACTS, Run the digital [...]

Energy Havesting for Wearables

by Florian Schumacher

July 2, 2014

Energy Harvesting for Wearables

One of the main difficulties with wearables is how to provide enough energy for the electronics to run over a reasonable amount of time without making the battery too large or the device bulky. In an ideal world, users would not have to charge their wearables at all. But considering the wearables of today even [...]

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by Florian Schumacher

July 1, 2014

Wearable Technologies News Roundup – June

Apple and Google Announce Health Data Integration At their latest developer conferences, Apple and Google each announced their plans to integrate self-tracking data into their mobile operating systems. Apple presented HealthKit and the Health app, which both will be released with iOS 8. HealthKit allows wearables and apps providing health and fitness services to share [...]