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New Wearable Device Harvests Energy from Low-frequency Vibrations

A team of researchers from Penn State’s Materials Research Institute and the University of Utah has developed a wearable piezoelectric energy harvester that could...
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AirPods 2 Rumor Suggests Inclusion of Biometrics and Wellness Sensors

Apple AirPods have been consistently generating good revenue for Apple, and although AirPods 2 haven’t yet been officially announced by Apple, Cupertino is rushing...
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How to Limit Legal Risks that Come with Wearable Devices

Wearable devices have been touted by the media as the next big thing since Google glass was launched in 2013. Since Fitbit’s sales 174%...
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Wearable Inertial Sensor-Based Devices Can Accurately Assess Elderly Fall Risk: Study

Among the elderly, a substantial health problem is falling. Around one-third of senior citizens (aged 65 or over) experience at least one fall per...
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Why Insurance Firms Increasingly Embracing Wearable Devices and Fitness Trackers

Insurance firms are exploring use of wearable devices and fitness trackers to get a closer look at the day-to-day habits of individuals. The growing popularity...
Kids fitness trackers

The 5 Best Fitness Trackers for Children

Fitness trackers aren’t only for adults who are trying to get in shape. With childhood obesity on the rise and a third of children...