Healthcare on the go

(USA) Healthcare is becoming more personalised and tech-driven. Take the $550 'Swiss Army knife of biosensing'. Developed by a team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the spectral transm...

People to ‘become charging depots’

(USA) Researchers at an American university have developed an ultra-thin technology that can generate energy from people as they walk - or even when they're sitting down. Thin enough to be woven into fabr...

The wearables market is booming

A buoyant wearables market is only likely to grow stronger as more devices are designed that can monitor a range of health indicators, a new report suggests. The International Data Corporation (IDC), in its ...

Wearable detects diseases from sweat

A new wearable which uses sweat to detect diseases including cystic fibrosis (CF) has been developed in America. Sweat contains critical data for medical professionals in the diagnoses of CF, as well as diab...

Industry takes advantage of wearable tech

|13 March 2017| Augmented reality and smart glasses might be on the brink of becoming mainstream technologies for consumers worldwide but heavy industry is already hooked. Upskill is a leader in enterpris...

AI to drive demand for wearables

|24 February 2017| New research suggests the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) into wearables is set to accelerate growth in the industry. Counterpoint’s Wearable Research says AI powered wear...

Wearable enables legally blind to see

|16 February 2017| North America The legally blind can see again thanks to game-changing wearable technology. eSight electronic glasses enable those who are legally blind, or have low vision, to take p...

Innovative wearable protects and improves health

|30 January 2017| USA A new wireless wearable which monitors a person's skin hydration can detect dehydration before it poses a health problem. Developed by researchers from North Carolina State Univer...

Wearables can personalise Parkinson’s treatment

(AUSTRALIA) By recording the symptoms of Parkinson's patients over a seven day period, a pioneering wearables system is able to generate data-driven reports which aid the development of more personalised tre...