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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.
Cognoa license Superpower Glass

Cognoa Licenses Google Glass-based AI Technology for Children with Autism

Cognoa, a consumer healthcare company that makes machine learning-based app for tracking children’s health and development, has exclusively licensed an AI system designed to improve socialization skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Dubbed the Superpower Glass, the technology was developed at Stanford University School of Medicine. It uses Google Glass and is designed […]
Apple Glucose monitoring sensor

Apple’s New Patents Hint at Watch that Detects Smell to Monitor Glucose

According to patents filed at the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple might be working on smell sensors for a variety of uses within healthcare. One such patent points to a sensor that could monitor blood sugar levels by analyzing sweat particles in the air. The two sensors could also be used to detect pollution […]
Polar OH1

Polar Adds ANT+ and Better Swim Tracking to New OH1 Heart Rate Strap

Polar has announced the OH1+, its latest heart rate sensor strap. It’s a compact optical sensor, which can be worn on upper or lower arm, instead of around the chest, and is able to capture around 200 hours of heart rate activity. While its predecessor, the OH1, was an excellent one, the new sensor makes […]
Wearables for pain relief

Tech Companies Trying to Prevent Opioid Addiction with Pain Relief Wearables

The United States is grappling with one of its worst-ever drug crises. Some 50 million people in the U.S. experience chronic pain daily or almost daily, and many people turn to opioid to relieve pain. That in turn leads to addiction, which is killing more than nine hundred people a week from opioid-related overdoses. Several […]
Kinduct Orreco collaboration

Kinduct and Orreco Join Hands to Develop Products for Elite Sports Teams

Kinduct, the Nova Scotia-based athlete management system has partnered up with Irish sports tech company Orreco to develop products for elite sports teams and athletes. “Kinduct strongly believes in partnerships that augment both company’s offerings and most importantly improve the experience for our athletes, teams and organizations that we serve,” said Kinduct CEO & Founder […]
IoT smart cities

How IoT is Shaping the Smart Cities of Tomorrow

By the year 2050, approximately 70% of the world’s population will be living in cities, according to Gartner. Cities have evolved a lot over the last few years, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is making a big impact on these changes. Read more IBM Research: The Sensors Powering Smart Cities Are Vulnerable to Hackers […]