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Wearable sensors for step count

Commercial Wearable Sensors Provide Accurate Running Data, Says New Study

Running or jogging is a popular form of physical activity all over the world. The advent of wearable technology is helping people perform this type of exercises by providing step count, monitoring heart rate, SpO2 etc. Runners, clinicians and coaches collect in-field data with wearable sensors to improve performance, avoid injury or return to running […]
A wearable patch

SPHCC Partners with Cassia and VivaLNK to Use Wearable Tech for Monitoring COVID-19 Patients

Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center (SPHCC) has recently announced that it’s using Bluetooth IoT products in combination with Cassia Network’s gateways and VivaLNK’s medical wearable sensors to monitor COVID-19 patients, reports MobiHealthNews. San Jose, CA-based Cassia Networks is a leading provider of enterprise Bluetooth IoT products and solutions. Cassia’s gateways allow up to 40 Bluetooth […]
OWEAR Soliciting Open Source Software

OWEAR Now Soliciting Open Source Software and Datasets from Wearable Sensors and Other Connected...

Shimmer Research, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, today announced that the Open Wearables Initiative (OWEAR) is now actively soliciting open source software and datasets from wearable sensors and other connected health technologies. OWEAR is a collaboration designed to promote the effective use of high-quality, sensor-generated measures of health in clinical research […]
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 […]
Wearable for Infants’ blood oxygen

WPI Researchers Develop Flexible Wireless Oxygen Sensor for Monitoring Infants

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts have developed a prototype flexible sensor the size of a Band-Aid that will measure a baby’s blood oxygen levels, a vital indication of the lungs’ effectiveness and whether the baby’s tissue is receiving adequate oxygen supply. The wearable device, which is wireless and inexpensive, may allow sick […]
Shimmer wearable sensor algorithm

Shimmer Announces Launch of Open Source Initiative for Wearable Sensor Algorithm

Shimmer, a Dublin-based wearable technology company that produces wearable wireless sensors, which can be used in research applications, announced launch of a healthcare industry open source initiative for wearable sensor algorithms. The initiative is being co-founded by Shimmer, Dr. Vincent van Hees, author of the GGIR software and algorithms for movement sensor calibration, sensor wear […]