by Johanna Mischke

September 5, 2011

WT in the safety and security market segment

The safety and security sector is one of the main market segments for Wearable Technologies. In particular, the potential demands of this segment include: intelligent armaments and protective suits for laborers, rescue personnel and the military; illuminated clothing and communication and emergency call devices worn on clothing; special solutions for military/special services training and education. […]

by Johanna Mischke

September 5, 2011

Health Manager iPhone

With Medisana, you can turn your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch into your personal, digital health manager. Under the name VitaDock, the company developed an app with which measured data can be saved on an Apple device and individually evaluated. One great advantage here is that your personal information remains on your device and doesn’t […]

by Johanna Mischke

September 5, 2011

WT meets Bluetooth at the Bluetooth Technology Conference

Bluetooth Technology and WT already go together perfectly well, and that relationship will be even better soon! With the new Bluetooth low energy technology, developed for extremely low-power data transmission within a short range, the abundance of opportunities for wearable wireless devices is becoming larger and larger. In particular within the context of Body Area […]

by Johanna Mischke

August 5, 2011

Augmented reality: What comes after eyeglasses?

Wearable Technologies are predestined to be implemented in augmented reality solutions, because this computer-assisted expansion of the perception of reality can apply to all the human senses. Almost considered “classic” augmented reality Wearable Technologies products include such devices as eyeglasses and head-mounted displays that insert computer-generated images into the “real world” of the wearer. An […]

by Johanna Mischke

August 5, 2011

Mobile diabetes systems

Today, having diabetes is no longer an absolute tragedy but, for patients, it does require full discipline and means a certain limitation of freedom. These days there are many mobile and easy-to-handle devices and sticks that allow diabetes patients to manage their blood sugar levels, as stress-free as possible. These products include the Accu-Chek Mobile […]

by Johanna Mischke

August 5, 2011

Allow me to introduce my new friend, the Nike+ SportWatch GPS

Before the official market launch date in Germany on July 15, we received a package from Nike. The contents – an artfully designed black and neon green box. Upon opening it, the new, similarly colored Nike+ SportWatch GPS greeted me: “Are we running today?” The next day I affirmatively answered that question. The first thing […]