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Empatica E4 migraine study

Wearable Sensor Cannot Accurately Detect Migraine Attacks Beforehand, Reveals Small Finnish Study

A migraine is a moderate or severe headache felt as a throbbing pain on one side of the head. It is a chronic, incapacitating neurovascular disorder. In the United States, approximately 1 in 7 adults and 1 in 5 of those in their peak employment years (aged 18 to 54 years) reported severe headaches or […]
Empatica E4 study

Wearables Can Reliably Assess Engagement, Reveals Empatica Study

Engagement is a fundamental aspect of our well-being. When people are engaged in what they are doing they are more likely to learn more; in a company setting, employee engagement can boost productivity. A prolonged sense of disengagement, on the other hand, can lead to serious issues such as depression and burnout. Technology can play […]
Revibe Connect wearable

Revibe is a Fitbit-Like Wearable that Vibrates to Refocus Wearers’ Attention

Many students, especially younger ones, struggle to stay focused in the classroom. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects children and teens and can continue into adulthood. Lack of focus in the classroom means the student will have a hard time learning new things and at the same time it puts pressure on the teacher as […]
Covestro Embr Wave bracelet

Covestro Unveils Smart Bracelet that Regulates Body Temperature at CES 2019

Some of us always feel cold, while others often feel too warm. What if there was a way to stop our vulnerabilities to temperature without bundling up or taking off our clothes. Read more KJUS Develops World’s First Sweatless Ski Jacket with HYDRO_BOT Technology German electronic engineering company Covestro, announced that it had collaborated with […]
TransLink Compass Card Wristband

Canada’s TransLink Rolling Out Wearable Compass Card Wristbands

TransLink, the transportation authority responsible for public transport in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, will be offering a wearable payment option for customers. The wristbands are highly durable for frequent use. They can be reloaded online, at a Compass vending machine, by phone or in person. The waterproof, silicone wristband taps to open the fare gates […]
KBC contactless payment

KBC Bank invites 1000 people to Test New Wearable Payments Solution

Belgian Bank KBC is inviting its 1000 customers to try out contactless payments using a variety of accessories. Each customer is being offered the choice of testing an NFC-enabled ring, keyfob, wristband or watch. With the rise of wearable technology, contactless payments are becoming very popular, and more and more people are preferring tap-and-go payments. […]