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Ramona Socher is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies

Recap WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 ASIA in Hong Kong

Can you believe that it was already our 5th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 ASIA last week in Hong Kong? Not only with Xiaomi being one of the leading companies in certain areas of the wearable market right now Asia is an important place for wearables at the moment.  The conference was once again an inspiring gathering […]

Activity and Vital Sign Monitoring for Medical Purposes

Our physical health is often suffering from todays stressful, demanding and fast-paced lifestyle. It is therefore all the more important to take care of your body and preventively monitor your health conditions. There is a number of exciting companies who encourage wearers living a healthier life with products. You can meet all of them at […]

OCTOBER 2017

MINDD by Ybrain is a non-invasive neuromodulation system for depression treatment to improve a patient´s mental health. The headband uses transcranial direct current stimulation to deliver a stream of electricity to the frontal lobe, a specific brain area. As soon as the electric waves are passing the area where decreased activity is associated with depression, users […]

Wearables for Rehab

According to the American College of Sports Medicine, wearable technologies are the worlds current number one fitness trend (Thompson, 2015, 2016). By providing patients with an instant biofeedback, wearables not only have the possibility to prevent injury and overuse, but also to optimize training  (Düking, Holmberg, & Sperlich, 2017) which becomes of special interest in […]

Recap WT | Wearable Technologies Conference ASIA in Bangalore

The WT | Wearable Technologies Conference ASIA in Bangalore was a great success. With many senior decision makers from big industry players like TATA, software giants like Wipro and multinational cloud analytics providers like IBM, the whole WT value chain was present. We prepared a short recap of our first-ever event in India to keep you […]

Wearable VR Gaming Devices To Increase Physical Activity

Let´s be honest, every one of us likes to play videogames, at least every now in a while. But times where we sat physically inactive in front of a TV and all we did was smashing buttons luckily are a thing of the past. Nowadays, virtual reality games allow us to immerse into the gaming […]