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ErgoJack soft robotic wearable

Fraunhofer’s Soft Robotic Wearable System Protects Workers from Back Injury

A common complaint among workers in factories, construction sites and several other fields is back pain. While back injuries affect more than 1 million...
Skiing wearables

Don’t Let Injuries Take You Downhill, Be Safe and Have Fun with These Skiing...

Winter is here, and for the ski lovers it’s time to hit the slopes. However, as the popularity of these winter sports continue to...
HipSafe wearable airbag

Hip’Safe Wearable Airbag for the Elderly will Begin Shipping Worldwide in 2019

Hip’Safe, the wearable airbag designed to protect the elderly from a fall, will be available in 2019. Helite, its maker announced that it’ll start...
Kinetic REFLEX

Kinetic raises $4.5M for its Wearable REFLEX Aimed at Reducing Workplace Injuries

Kinetic, a NY-based company focused on developing wearables to reduce workplace injury, raised $4.5 seed fund for its wearable device called REFLEX. REFLEX is...
ViPerform

New Technology Used by NFL Athletes Gives Teams and Trainers Edge in Injury Assessment

Anterior Cruciate Ligament or ACL injury sends 150,000 athletes to the sidelines each year, according to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.Read more...
British Army Wearable

British Army Exploring Utilization of Wearable Technology for Injury Prevention

The British Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) are exploring potential use of wearable technology to prevent injury in the British Army. Before the launch,...