Ohsu clinical trial concussion

by Sam Draper

June 25, 2018

OHSU Clinical Trial Seeks to Revolutionize Concussion Treatment With the Help of Wearable Device

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is seeking to revolutionize treatment for traumatic brain injuries and concussions with a clinical trial where sensors are used to track a patient’s balance. Nearly 1.5 million people suffer concussions each year and among these people more than 20% continue to have symptoms months or even years after the […]

ar oxygen mask

by Sam Draper

June 25, 2018

ODG Unveils Oxygen Mask With Augmented Reality Heads-Up Display for FedEx Pilots

Osterhout Design Group (ODG) in collaboration with FedEx has launched the prototype of a new oxygen mask with an augmented reality heads-up display (HUD) to help FedEx pilots navigate during emergencies. At the 2018 Augmented World Expo, ODG demonstrated a working model of the mask called SAVED (Smoke Assured Vision Enhanced Display), which is designed […]

Indias growing market of wearables

by Sam Draper

June 25, 2018

Fitbit Faces A Tough Road Ahead in India’s Growing Wearables Market

India is the world’s youngest nation with nearly 60% of population below average age of 35 years. Wearable devices in the country recorded huge growth with a value CAGR of over 140% during 2013-2017. Basic wearables account for over 85% of total shipments in the India. The wearable market benefits from features like heart rate […]

Consumers Shift to Smarter Devices

by Sam Draper

June 22, 2018

Consumers Continue to Shift Focus From Basic Wearables to Smarter Devices

Wearable device shipments were slow in Q1 2018 as consumers continue to shift towards smarter devices, according to a wearable devices report from International Data Corp. (IDC). Higher priced smart wearables offered by companies such as Fitbit, Apple and several fashion brands grew 28.4 percent during the same period. Worldwide, shipments of wearables grew 1.2 […]