by Zuriñe Dopacio González

July 31, 2013

Recap Day 2 @ Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco

The second day of the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco started with Christian Stammel, CEO and Founder of Wearable Technologies Group. Christian’s keynote used his passion for windsurfing to show the importance of wearable computing, cloud computing and the internet of things. Following Christian, Cindy Soo from Flextronics addressed the audience with her keynote, […]

by Zuriñe Dopacio González

July 30, 2013

Recap Day 1 @ Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco

The second Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco happening at the same time as the America’s Cup – was fully booked and a huge success. Not only because of the great turnout, but especially because speakers and attendees, ranging from Flextronics and Samsung to start-ups like Wearable Experiments, Project Holodeck, or Amiigo were inspiring and fun […]

by Florian Schumacher

July 18, 2013

Withings Pulse, the new Health Gadget from French IoT innovator

The Pulse is the first pedometer of French company Withings who became popular with their Wi-Fi connected body scales. With this new device Withings, who also provides a connected blood pressure monitor, is expanding their product range towards a health monitoring platform. Unlike the latest activity trackers Jawbone and Fitbit released, the Pulse isn’t a […]

by Zuriñe Dopacio González

June 6, 2013

Jawbone Up Review

The Jawbone UP is a wristband and app that promises to help you live healthier. For 129,99 Euro it tracks your sleep, movements, and food, saves the data and displays it in a nice, easy to understand way. It’s sturdy, nice to look at, and comes in eight different colors. Since it has no claps, […]

by Johanna Mischke

October 5, 2012

Blue lightning bugs for my spine

I have been suffering from lower back pain for about 3 years now. I have tried various treatments – conventional and alternative – but I have not experienced any significant improvement. Exposure to blue LED light is supposedly a natural alternative to painkillers, pain gel and heat patches, with anti-inflammatory effects being evident when used […]