by Ramona Socher

May 22, 2018

WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA to Co-locate with SEMICON West in San Francisco

SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today announced that the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA will co-locate July 11-12 with SEMICON West 2018 in San Francisco. The electronics industry’s premier U.S. event, SEMICON West – July 10-12 at Moscone North and South – will highlight engines of industry […]

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by Johanna Mischke

May 21, 2018

FE Models: A New Engineering Resource for Football Helmet Design

As part of the National Football League’s (NFL) Play Smart. Play Safe. initiative, the league has pledged $60 million for creating a 5-year project called “Engineering Roadmap.” Biocore, a partner in the project and Football Research, Inc. (FRI), in charge of managing the project have developed open-source finite element (FE) models of four modern football […]


by Stefanie Crucius

May 19, 2018

HTC Reportedly Working on a Blockchain-Powered Android Smartphone

Smartphone revolution may have stumbled to a stop in recent years, but Taiwanese firm HTC has come up with a plan to revive the omnipresent gadget with a new smartphone that is powered by blockchain technology. The technology, called Exodus will include a protected hardware enclave designed for cryptocurrencies. The new phone will also have […]


by Salahuddin Amed

May 19, 2018

Innovative Wearable Tracks Fetal Movement Without Ultrasonic Technology

Rubi Life, a new startup has come up with a novel idea of tracking fetal movement without using any type of ultrasonic technology. Rubi is a revolutionary wearable pregnancy monitor that uses passive nanotechnology to track baby’s kicks in the third trimester so that you know just how active your baby is. Doctors recommend kick […]

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by Stefanie Crucius

May 17, 2018

Is Google Secretly Working on a Pixel Smartwatch?

There is a rumor going around in the tech industry news that Google is secretly working on a Pixel Smartwatch. VentureBeat mobile reporter Evan Blass of Winfuture, citing a “reliable source,” said Google plans to launch up to 3 Pixel-branded smartwatches this fall. Google, for long, has left the smart technology to the big players. […]


by Johanna Mischke

May 17, 2018

Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Collaboration with Verily Aims to Deepen Understanding of Parkinson’s

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and Verily Life Sciences LLC, have formed a partnership to monitor Parkinson’s patients. The collaboration aims to use Verily’s smartwatch to collect data on people with Parkinson’s disease and ultimately help accelerate advancements in early diagnosis, find new treatments and better manage the condition. Around 1 […]