hexoskin smart shirt

by Sam Draper

June 18, 2018

Hexoskin Smart Shirt Monitors and Records Heart Rate, Breathing and Movement

Hexoskin Smart Shirt developed by Montreal-based health tech company Hexoskin continuously monitors your heart rate, breathing, and movement whether you’re awake or asleep. Pharmaceutical industry needs to speed up adopting new technology. “Monitoring technology in general is a huge blind spot for pharma right now, even if they say they’re looking at it,” says CEO […]

Industrial exoskeletons

by Stefanie Crucius

June 15, 2018

Industrial Exoskeletons Are Here With More to Follow

Powered exoskeletons are wearable mechanical devices that are powered by a system of electric motors, levers, pneumatics, hydraulics, or a combination of technologies that enables limb to move with increased strength and endurance. These devices made of rigid or soft materials are worn by people whose construction mirrors the structure of their limbs, joints, and […]

Valencell biometric sensor

by Sam Draper

June 15, 2018

Valencell in partnership with earphone manufacturer Sonion Secures $10.5M in Series E Funding

Valencell, industry leader in wearable biometric sensor technology who will be speaking and exhibiting at our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA in San Francisco on July 11-12, announced that it has raised $10.5 million in Series E funding, bringing total funding to $35 million. The investment is led by Sonion a/s, the world […]

Foci helps stay focused

by Sam Draper

June 15, 2018

Foci Wearable Boosts Your Focus Through The Power of Machine Learning

Foci, a wearable device when clipped to your waist, tracks each breath you take, and then utilizes motion sensors and machine learning to analyze what your breathing patterns say about your mental state. On a corresponding mobile app, colored bubbles indicate whether you’re distracted, focused, stressed, or in a state of peak performance, and then […]