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Puma Rs Computer shoe

Puma is Bringing Back its 80s Smart Shoe with Updated Technology

Bavarian shoe maker Puma believes step tracking should be done by something you wear on your feet, and not on your wrist. So, the company is bringing back an 80s shoe with fitness tracking features that were certainly ahead of its time. Related Brooks Announces First Personalized Running Shoe Brooks Genesys Puma’s RS-Computer (RS stands […]
Lone Worker SOS Button

Wearable SOS Button to Reduce Lone Worker Hazards

Lone workers work by themselves without close or direct supervision. There are many hazards of lone working. Working alone carries increased risk because any dangers faced are encountered alone. For example, if a lone worker becomes ill or have an accident, there is no one to help them. Additionally, a lone worker is more prone […]
HipSafe wearable airbag

Hip’Safe Wearable Airbag for the Elderly will Begin Shipping Worldwide in 2019

Hip’Safe, the wearable airbag designed to protect the elderly from a fall, will be available in 2019. Helite, its maker announced that it’ll start shipping the product next year. Falls are a big and costly problem for the elderly. According to the CDC, each year, 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for […]
Garmin Actigraph clinical trials

Garmin Health Partners with ActiGraph to Create Wearables for Clinical Trials

Garmin has partnered with ActiGraph, the leading provider of medical-grade wearable activity and sleep monitoring solutions for the global research community, to create innovative health and activity monitoring solutions that would utilize Garmin wearables and ActiGraph‘s CentrePoint data analytics platform for academic research, clinical trials, and remote patient monitoring. Related Garmin Partners Up with Fitabase […]
Smart capsule Bluetooth

Smart Pill can Deliver Drugs Following Smartphone Commands via Bluetooth

U.S. researchers have developed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled wirelessly to deliver drugs. Scientists from MIT, an engineering firm called Draper, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital developed the capsule that can be customized to deliver drugs, sense environmental conditions. The smart pill can reside in the stomach for at least a month, transmitting […]
DBS for Parkinsons

Abbott, Medtronic Driving Deep Brain Stimulation Innovation for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common, but the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement. Related New Method of Deep Brain Stimulation Adapts to Patient’s Changing Needs Abbott’s Infinity™ DBS (Deep […]