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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.
Withings ScanWatch CE certification

Withings ScanWatch Receives CE Certification For Medical Devices

Withings announced that its ScanWatch has received CE marking for medical devices. It means the smartwatch can be sold in Europe. The watch is now available in Europe for 279€. Unveiled at the CES 2020, the smartwatch can take ECG, detect sleep apnea and boasts an estimated 12 months of battery life. According to Withings, […]
Pixee medical Vuzix M400 Knee Surgery

Pixee Medical Successfully Finishes its First Total Knee Replacement Surgery Guided Only by the...

Vuzix announced that Pixee Medical, a France-based medical company, in collaboration with Dr. Jérôme Villeminot and his team from Clinique St Odile in Haguenau, France, have successfully validated a new milestone by using Knee+, the first total knee replacement AR navigation system, solely guided by the Vuzix M400 AR Smart Glasses. The Vuzix M400 Smart […]
FallCall Trelawear partnership

FallCall Collaborates With Trelawear for Jewelry Inspired Personal Emergency Response System Pendant

FallCall Solutions, the creator of the FallCall Lite app for Apple Watch and iPhone, has teamed up with Trelawear Inc. to bring the first Bluetooth jewelry inspired Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) wearable pendant to be featured on the FallCall Lite app platform fully integrated into the Apple ecosystem. Read more FallCall Launches Personal Emergency […]
Augmented reality in hearables

The Future Of Augmented Reality Might Be in Hearables

Hearables or Smart headphones are advanced, electronic in-ear-devices. They are designed for multiple purposes ranging from wireless transmission to communication, medical monitoring and fitness tracking. Due to the popularity of wearables, hearables with augmented reality (AR) features are becoming ubiquitous. Read more Audio Streaming and New Bluetooth Technology to Drive Hearables Market, Reaching $80 billion […]
Amazon Halo fitness tracker

Amazon’s Halo Fitness Tracker Can Detect Your Body Fat and Tone of Voice

Amazon has entered the health and fitness space with Halo, a subscription service and accompanying wristband that unlocks an array of health metrics, including activity, body fat, sleep, and tone of voice analysis, to determine how you sound to others. Customers in the U.S. can request early access to Amazon Halo with the Amazon Halo […]
Elon Musk Neuralink pig demonstration

Elon Musk Demonstrates Neuralink Brain-Computer Interface with Live Pigs

Elon Musk has demonstrated his company Neuralink’s brain-computer interface for the first time. On Friday, Neuralink unveiled prototypes of its device and showed off pigs with the coin-sized wireless devices implanted in their brains. Read more Brain Computer Interface with Neurofeedback Can Improve Your Performance, Says Columbia Study “We’re not trying to raise money or […]