Peloton buys Aiqudo Atlas Otari

Peloton Expands Portfolio, Buys Wearables, AI, Hardware Startups

Peloton has bought startups Aiqudo, Atlas Wearables and Otari in recent months. Respectively, they had developed a digital voice assistant, fitness-focused smartwatches, and an interactive workout mat with a built-in […]
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Wearables improving healthcare monitoring

How Wearables Are Helping to Improve Diagnosis and Monitoring in Healthcare

Wearable technology is becoming increasingly ingrained with many aspects of healthcare. The industry is expanding. Last year, Google bought Fitbit for $2.1 billion and according to a survey by Polaris […]
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Some Wearable Heart Rate Trackers May Not Provide Accurate Results in People of Color

Ever since fitness trackers and smartwatches equipped with heart rate monitors started entering the market, experts have questioned the accuracy of optical heart rate sensors when taking readings on different […]
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Empatica Aura wins CE Mark

Empatica First to Win CE Mark For Wearable-Based Early Symptoms Detection of COVID-19

Digital biomarker and medical device company Empatica secured the CE mark for its Aura system, a wearable solution for the monitoring and early alert of respiratory infections, including COVID-19. For […]
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Neonatal jaundice vital signs monitoring wearable

First Ever Wearable For Real-Time Monitoring of Neonatal Jaundice and Vital Signs

Japanese scientists have developed the first wearable devices to precisely monitor jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by elevated bilirubin levels in the blood that can cause severe medical […]
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Biogen Partnering with Apple for Cognitive Health Study Using Apple Watch and iPhone

Biogen, a medtech company based in Massachusetts, is partnering with Apple in a research study to investigate the role Apple Watch and iPhone could play in monitoring cognitive performance and […]
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