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Cathy Russey

Cathy Russey () is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies and specialized in writing about the latest medical wearables and enabling technologies on the market.Cathy can be contacted at info(at)wearable-technologies.com.
Washable smart fabric

MIT Researchers Develop Soft Washable Fabrics Embedded with Optoelectronic Diodes

With the growing popularity of smart clothes, many researchers are now trying to enhance the fiber functionality in order to develop more enhanced smart clothes. Optical fibers are usually made by creating a cylindrical objects known as “preform,” then heating it, but this method is limited to materials that are inferior in performance. Now researchers […]
Tap wearable keyboard

Tap Wearable Keyboard and Mouse Now Compatible with Microsoft’s Virtual Desktop Environment

In the near future, you will be able to type without touching your keyboard or click without using a mouse; a wearable Bluetooth keyboard and mouse called Tap Strap will do that for you. Now, the company behind the device, Tap System Inc., who was exhibiting at our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA […]
Garmin vivofit jr 2

Garmin Announces Vivofit Jr. 2 Kid’s Fitness Tracker with Marvel’s Spider-Man Themed Bands and...

Smartwatch maker Garmin announced its fitness tracker for kids Vivofit jr. 2 with Marvel’s Spider-Man themed bands and mobile app. Vivofit 2 is actually more than just a fitness tracker, it provides kids with an interactive experience where activity unlocks adventure, shaping habits for lifelong health and fitness. Using a comic-book style Spider-Verse app, kids […]
Cradl project

Body- Hugging Elastic Printed Circuit Board Allows Measurement of Heart and Lung Function Directly...

Scientists at Würth Elektronik Rot am See in collaboration with the Fraunhofer institute of reliability and micro integration in Berlin developed an elastic electronic printed circuit board that might decisively facilitate diagnosis of illnesses, especially in newborns. Würth Elektronik is a partner in the Innovation World Cup Series. The TWINflex-Stretch PCB integrated into a belt […]
Withings Steel HR Sport

Withings Returns to the Digital Health Market with Steel HR Sport

With the repurchase of Nokia on May 31, 2018, Withings has reappeared with a new look, increased focus on connected health, and the first new product under its original brand name. Today, Withings introduced its Steel HR Sport, a multisport hybrid smartwatch with heart rate monitoring, connected GPS tracking and fitness level analysis – an […]
ResMEd AirFit F30

ResMed Unveils AirFit F30, the Company’s First Minimal-Contact Full Face CPAP Mask

ResMed, the connected health company, that will be exhibiting at the WT | Wearable Technologies Show 2018 MEDICA, introduced its first minimal-contact full face CPAP mask, AirFit F30. It’s the latest addition to the medical equipment company’s AirFit mask portfolio, which helps wearers reduce facial marks, wear glasses in bed and curl up closer to […]