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Sam Draper

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Sam Draper () is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies specialized in the field of sports and fitness but also passionated about any new lifestyle gadget on the market.Sam can be contacted at press(at)wearable-technologies.com.
Glucose sweat

South Korean Scientists Develop Sweat-Based Wearable Device to Measure Glucose

The advent of wearable devices has made our lives easier by allowing us to monitor our health on a daily basis in a non-invasive...
Programmed silk wearables

South Korean Scientists Program Silk for Wearable Electronics

With the rise of health monitoring wearables, there’s an increasing interest and demand for epidermal electronics. While a strong interface between a sensor and...
Opioid overdose device

Team Who Invented Opioid Overdose Detection Device Wins National Honors

Four software engineering students at Carnegie Mellon, who developed a wearable device that detects opioid overdose have won national honors.Opioid crisis has reached epidemic...
Dupont smart garment FC Barcelona

Dupont Launches Innovative Smart Garment Made Exclusively for FC Barcelona

Dupont, in collaboration with Twinery and Real Track Systems, has launched an innovative smart garment made exclusively for FC Barcelona.Utilizing Dupont’s Intexar technology solution,...
Teijin Acquires Elitac

Teijin Acquires Dutch Smart Fabric Startup Elitac to Expand its Total Safety Solutions

Teijin, a Japanese chemical, pharmaceutical and information technology company, acquired 25,000 shares, or 20% of the outstanding shares of Elitac B.V., a Utrecht, Netherlands-based...
Wearable sales growth

Wearable Device Sales Will Grow 26 Percent Worldwide in 2019, Says Research Company Gartner

Gartner Inc., world’s leading research and advisory company and a member of the S&P 500, forecasted that worldwide shipments of wearable devices will reach...