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by Zurine Dopacio González

December 19, 2014

Back to the Future

As the year is coming to an end, it is time to make some resolutions for 2015. Since we witnessed a lot of gadgets being launched, each device generation even more advanced than the one before it is difficult to make a choice:  which product will fulfill all our needs?  Let’s take a look to […]

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by Zurine Dopacio González

December 12, 2014

Winter is coming…

Winter season, Christmas time, cold days, dress like an onion, snow. Finally it’s the time of the year for skiing, snowboarding or sledding! There are quite a few new winter sports wearables out there just in time for the snowy season. Snowcookie is not a real cookie and not even edible. It is a project from […]

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by Johanna Mischke

December 3, 2014

An Artificial Limb Alone Doesn’t Change a Life

Handicap International supports people with disabilities and other vulnerable populations living in conflict and disaster zones and in situations of exclusion and extreme poverty. The NGO is Co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and will be one of the highlights of our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference that will be held on February 2-3, 2015 […]

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by Zurine Dopacio González

December 1, 2014

News Roundup – November 2014

The fashion community is again partnering with tech companies for strategic alliances or simply for the Christmas season. Coincidence? We don’t think so. However, that’s not all that happened this month. Read below what mattered this November. Michael Bastian and Hewlett- Packard High-tech meets high-style in the MB Chronowing Smartwatch that derived from the partnership […]

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by Marije Nieuwenhuis

November 27, 2014

Smash, swing, drive your tennis progress with wearables

Smart bands are becoming more sophisticated by the minute. Whereas the traditional bands measure stepcounts and activity levels only, the advancements in sensing technology as well as their evolved application allows for an entire range of additional body signs to be measured. This allows to use wristbands not only for classical fitness tracking but in […]

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by Zurine Dopacio González

November 18, 2014

MEDICA Highlights

Wearable Technologies – one of the most important trends for the healthcare sector – was once again an overwhelming success with its 5th edition at the worldleading event for the health sector and related industries: the MEDICA fair in Düsseldorf. From November 12-15 the tradeshow was attended by about 130.000 visitors who had the chance […]