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ARK crystal wearable pendant

ARK Crystal Wearable Pendant Improves Strength, Balance, and Endurance, Study Finds

A joint study conducted by ARK Crystal LLC, the maker of ARK crystal wearable pendant, Torus Tech LLC and the Energy Medicine Research Institute, found that wearing the ARK crystal pendant improves several athletic outcome measures. Read more Zinc, iBreve Collaborate to Develop Wearable Stress Management Device Results showed that wearing the ARK crystal, also […]
Myant partners with Osmotex

Myant Partners with Osmotex to Integrate HYDRO_BOT Technology in Smart Clothes

Canadian textile computing company Myant announced partnership with Osmotex, the Switzerland-based pioneer of electronically controlled moisture management technology, to integrate Osmotex’s HYDRO_BOT active membrane technology in textile-based applications. The integration of HYDRO_BOT with Myant’s existing portfolio of textile-based sensing and actuating capabilities opens up new possibilities across a wide range of domains including sweat/moisture management […]
UMich Kirigami sensor patch

UMich Researchers Develop Japanese Kirigami Influenced Sensor Patch for Injury Recovery and Athlete Training

A researcher from the University of Michigan (UMich) has developed a wearable sensor patch to measure the range of motion of hard-to-assess areas of the body using principles from the Japanese paper art of kirigami. When Max Shtein, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Michigan crashed his bicycle and broke […]
Whoop raises 55 million

Whoop raises $55 Million in Series D Funding to Boost Athletic Performance with Wearables

Whoop, a Boston-based sports tech and analytics company that makes discreet wearables, has a $55 million Series D funding. The funding round was led by Foundry Group, with participation from Two Sigma Ventures, Accomplice, Thursday Ventures, Promus Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank and other individual investors. The funding brings the total to more than $100 million […]
mioPOD advanced heart rate monitor

mioPOD: Advanced Heart Rate Monitor for Elite Performance Training

Portland, OR-based performance wearables maker MIO has launched mioPOD, an advanced heart rate monitor that provides accurate heart rate tracking for performance training. mioPOD uses optical sensors by Valencell, a company that is an exhibitor of the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Series. Aimed at elite athletes, trainers and fitness enthusiasts, the wristband-type wearable device […]
Garmin Swim 2

Garmin Swim 2 GPS Smartwatch Can Track Your Heart Rate Underwater

Garmin announced its latest swimming smartwatch, the Garmin Swim 2, promising hardened swimmers a new way to monitor their fitness, progress and health. The watch can be used in the pool or in open water to monitor heart rate at the wrist while also tracking distance, pace, SWOLF score, stroke count and distance per stroke. […]