Wearable Technologies News Roundup – August

Wearables are hot this summer and we are seeing great innovations happening all over the world. Over the last months many companies and inventors have brought their smartwatches to the market and crowdfunding platforms are constantly featuring new innovative approaches. In the last weeks alone, we have seen successful campaigns by Kreyos, a waterproof device including gesture recognition, or Hot Watch, which comes with a bio-mechanical solution enabling private calls amplified by the palm of your hand. Omate's True Watch even goes a step further by integrating 3G networks, allowing it to either replace your smartphone or accompany it.
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Fabric uses body heat

UMass Researchers Develop Inexpensive Method of Using Body Heat to Power Wearables

Scientists from the University of Massachusetts have developed a low-cost fabric that can harvest body heat to power wearables such as fitness trackers. Read more New Wearable Device Harvests Energy […]
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Vanderbilt algorithms prevent athlete injuries

Vanderbilt Researchers Develop Next-Gen Wearable Sensor Algorithms To Prevent Injury in Athletes

A bone stress injury (BSI) means that the bones cannot tolerate repeated mechanical loads, resulting in structural fatigue and local bone pain. A delay in BSI diagnosis can lead to […]
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Wearable Highlights at CES 2017

We had a great time at CES this year. It was great to see so many Wearable companies – old friends and new discoveries – in Las Vegas. Not all […]
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Batfree Power Strap

Batfree Power Strap Provides Longer Battery Life and Wireless Charging for Apple Watches

It may be one of the most popular smartwatches on the market, but the Apple Watch gives you a short battery life. There are many charging pads, stands, and docks […]
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Fitbit Flex

Fitbit Flex – Checking out the Activity Wristband

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 […]
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