Adequate exercise is crucial for the well-being but many people simply don’t find the time so it falls short. This is why activity trackers are a hot topic this year, especially with health-conscious consumers. After BodyMedia and Fitbit, many companies introduced fitness sensors offering a broad range of devices for all kinds of consumer needs. […]
It‘s been another great month for the wearable technologies industry with lots of activities and innovations popping up. Pixie Scientific started an Indiegogo campaign, offering smart diapers that monitor children‘s health. Another great application of biochemistry in the wearable sector seeking funding is a patch that claims to be a non-toxic solution against the threat of malaria infections through mosquitoes. In July we’ve also seen two interesting new accelerators showing up and the Wearable Technologies Conference was a highlight for experts and innovators in the WT industry...
With about 300 attendees the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco was fully booked – and a huge success. Two days of exciting speeches, panels, and interesting speakers are now over. Fascinating innovations were showcased, all kinds of wearable technologies presented. Attendees not only presented and showcased them; most of them live this megatrend by […]
The Pulse is the first pedometer of French company Withings who became popular with their Wi-Fi connected body scales. With this new device Withings, who also provides a connected blood pressure monitor, is expanding their product range towards a health monitoring platform. Unlike the latest activity trackers Jawbone and Fitbit released, the Pulse isn’t a […]
Four years after releasing their first step counter, the pioneer company Fitbits now offers a wristband activity monitor. Flex is just like the digital wristbands made popular by Nike and Jawbone. But, unlike Nike and Jawbone the Flex is made of two pieces – the actual tracker is inside a small plastic body that is […]
Less than two months to go to our next big event. You’ve probably included these dates in your diary by now, but just in case, we will be back in San Francisco on July 22/23. Have you saved your spot and registered yet? Our presentations will be packed with interesting new ideas, products, technologies and […]