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Google buys Fitbit

Google Acquires Wearable Giant Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google announced that it is buying Fitbit, the world's leading maker of wearable fitness activity trackers. The deal values Fitbit around $2.1 billion, making...
Companies developing medical wearables

Top 5 Health Tech Companies That Are Developing Wearable Medical Devices

Not too long ago, the only way for people to precisely check their health status was to go to the doctor’s office and undergo...
EU project Smart2Go

EU Project Smart2Go Aims to Create a New Generation of Wearables that Never Need...

Charging your smartwatch can be a headache. With a feature-packed smartwatch, you may need to recharge it every few hours. But when you’re away...
Smartwatches maintain growth in QC 2019

Smartwatches, Wristbands Maintain Strong Growth in Q2 2019: IDC Report

Wrist-worn wearables shipment went up 28.8% in Q2 2019, according to a new report by International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker....
Flexible Graphene Photodetectors

Flexible Graphene Photodetectors Accurately Measure Health Data in Wearables

Wearable health and wellness devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers use optical detection to monitor vital health data. However, this rigid technology hinders...
Wrist worn wearables market

Wrist Worn Wearables Shipment Soared 28.8% in Q2 2019, Says IDC

According to new report from International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, shipments of wrist-worn wearables, including smartwatches, basic watches, and wrist...