Wearable e-traces ballet shoes

by Sam Draper

July 13, 2018

New Wearable Tech Captures Dance Movements Transforms Them Into Visual Sensations

When we think of wearable technology, we don’t see ballet shoes as a wearable device. But in fact, E-Traces pointe shoes designed by Lesia Trubat, may be the world’s first wearable ballet shoes. The shoes capture the movement and pressure of the dancer’s feet using Lilypad Arduino technology and transmits this information to a smartphone […]

Playr wearable Benjamin Hubert

by Sam Draper

July 13, 2018

Benjamin Hubert Designs Wearable Device to Track Performance of Aspiring Football Players

Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency Layer has designed Playr, a smart wearable that enables athletes to track performance, enhance their game, and compete against other players. Designed and developed over a period of 18 months, Playr comprises a smart pod, a high performance vest, and a SmartCoach app. The pod is inserted into the […]

AI radar technology diabetes

by Sam Draper

July 13, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Radar Technologies to Measure Blood Glucose

Artificial intelligence (AI) and radar technology can help people with diabetes manage their conditions without drawing blood. Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a small non-invasive device by combining radar and AI to help people manage blood glucose levels without having to traumatically poke the skin or draw blood. “We want […]

Wearable Devices Usually Accurate STSI

by Sam Draper

July 13, 2018

Consumer-grade Wearable Devices Usually Accurate and Frequently Used When Rewards Are Offered

A new study conducted by researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) offered proof of concept for how wearable devices and mobile-driven monitoring can aid caregivers manage conditions of a large group of patients. “Our study combined multiple health tracking devices to holistically assess cardiovascular risk factors outside of the clinical setting along with […]

US soccer statsports deal

by Sam Draper

July 12, 2018

U.S. Soccer Signs Over $1.5 Billion Wearables Deal With Irish Company STATSports

The U.S. Soccer Federation has struck a deal worth over $1.5 billion with Irish wearables company STATSports to provide monitoring devices for its 4 million registered soccer players. With this deal, the U.S. Soccer Federation aims to create the world’s largest player data monitoring program and make it a first step towards outfitting amateur soccer […]

Drake snapchat ar

by Sam Draper

July 12, 2018

Drake Uses Snapchat’s Shoppable AR Platform to Push Fans to New Album on Apple Music

Canadian Hip-hop singer Drake is promoting his new double album, Scorpion, via augmented reality on Snapchat. Read more L’Oreal Trying Augmented Reality to Bring the Makeup Counter Into Your Home Snapchat’s Shoppable AR platform lets users try on Drake’s hoodie, sunglasses and beard. Additionally, tapping the “MORE” button takes users to the Apple Music app […]