iBeat Heart watch funding

by Sam Draper

June 8, 2018

iBeat Announces New Funding for Wearable Heart Watch

iBeat, a wearable health tech company empowering people to live longer, has announced funding for its new product called Heart Watch, a wearable continuous monitor. SCOR Life & Health Ventures and Transamerica Ventures invested in the project which also includes strategic partnerships that will bring the Heart Watch to each insurer’s agents and policy holders. […]

Eye tracking technology in AR glasses

by Sam Draper

June 8, 2018

Tobii and Lumus Collaborate to Integrate Eye Tracking Technology into AR Glasses

Stockholm-based eye-tracking company Tobii announced that it is working with Lumus, a leading augmented reality (AR) transparent display maker to integrate eye-tracking technology into the Lumus DK50 AR development kit. The DK50 includes the OE50, a less than 2 millimeter thick waveguide display that is capable of 1280 x  720 resolution at 60fps and a […]

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 […]

fe models

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 […]