by Johanna Mischke

March 5, 2012

Clever Plasters

Have you ever imagined monitoring your vital signs via a simple, disposable skin patch? We have covered this topic before but found that now there are a lot more products on offer: Gentag allows you to use your mobile phone to test your glucose levels, for example. Patented Gentag technology combines NFC consumer mobile phones, […]

by Johanna Mischke

March 5, 2012

Sensors add a new basic function to garments

Mikko Malmivaara is Product and Marketing Manager for the Finish textile and sensor integrator Clothing+.  In the following interview, he explains what his company does and how he sees the future of sensors. As a pioneer in the field of textile sensor systems, Clothing+ has already joined forces with many of the market’s key players. […]

by Johanna Mischke

February 5, 2012

Wearable Lifestyle & Consumer trends at the WTshow at CeBIT

Wearable Technologies will be hosting a WTshow at the CeBIT for the first time this year. From 6 – 12 March 2012, Wearable Lifestyle & Consumer products and projects will be on display right at the heart of the digital world in Hannover. The following companies will be exhibiting with us: takwak will present the […]

by Johanna Mischke

February 5, 2012

Wearing a chest belt during sports like handball is hardly realistic

Björn Eskofier is Head of the Digital Sports and Sportronics Group at the Pattern Recognition Lab of the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is also Assistant Professor for Computer Science in Sports (endowed professorship of adidas AG). He has dedicated his research to a number of Wearable Technologies’ topics and we are delighted that he agreed […]