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Japan Winning Smart Clothes Race

From Pregnant Mothers To Pets, Japan Is Making Swift Progress In The Race For...

Electronic textiles, or Smart textiles are fabrics that enable digital components such as a battery and a light (including small computers), and electronics to be embedded in them. Clothes made from smart textiles provide added value to the wearer. Read more Smart Clothes to Contribute Over $11 Bn to Fitness Wearable Revenue by 2025, Says […]
Wearable gas sensor

This Wearable Gas Sensor is Meant for Monitoring Health and Environment

People working in high-risk atmospheres such as mining, medicine and other forms of manufacturing are at greater risk of exposure to dangerous chemicals. What’s even worse is that some gas exposures can’t be detected. Researchers from Penn State and Northeastern University have collaborated to create a highly sensitive wearable gas sensor for environmental and human […]
IDC Innovators report

IDC Profiles Hearables Makers Bragi, Nuheara, and Waverly Labs as IDC Innovators

International Data Corporation (IDC) has published a new IDC Innovators report profiling three companies – Bragi, Nuheara, and Waverly Labs – for taking a traditional audio-centric hearable device and augmenting it with new features and functionalities. Read more Hearables are the Most Popular Choice of Wearables Among Consumers, Says IDC Report Over the past five […]
Apple patent smart clothes

Apple’s Patent Suggests Health Tracking via Smart Clothes

A patent filed by Apple suggests the tech giant is investigating integrate health monitoring technology into clothing. Last year Apple filed a patent for a stretchable fabric band that could include sensors to measure blood pressure, blood sugar, ECG and respiration rate. Additional fitness-orientated measurements may include activity and step count. Read more Apple Files […]
imec disposable patch

Imec, TNO Unveil Disposable Health Patch with Non-Toxic Battery that Runs for Over a...

imec, a Belgium-based R&D and innovation hub, active in the fields of nanoelectronics and digital technologies, and the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, presented their latest vitals monitoring patch at the recently concluded CES 2019. The disposable device has a monitoring lifetime of over a week, but it’s safe for the environment because of […]
Amazon Walmart patent

Amazon and Walmart Granted Patents for Novel Uses of Biometric Sensing

Walmart and Amazon have both recently been granted patents for novel uses of biometric sensing. Amazon was granted patent for an Alexa feature that would allow the device to analyze people’s voices for signs of illness and recommend treatment and Amazon competitor Walmart received patent for a connected shopping cart handle that can detect the […]