Microsoft Band Sells Out

Microsoft Band Sells Out

It looks as though those predictions about wearable Health Tech products being the hot gift this holiday season were on target. If you try to buy a Microsoft Band on the product’s website, you will find a message asking you to “Check back in 2015, or visit...
New Business Model for Healthcare

New Business Model for Healthcare

In general, healthcare consists of detecting, diagnosing, and treating diseases and other conditions. The wearable Health Tech revolution promises to save money and lives by helping collect more data — on individuals and communities as a whole — that will...
It Knows When You Are Sleeping…

It Knows When You Are Sleeping…

Okay, this wearable Health Tech doesn’t really have that much to do with health, unless perhaps you’d include avoiding the anguish of sleeping through your favorite TV show a mental health issue. But it’s too good to pass up, especially given that...
The First Tricorder?

The First Tricorder?

On the classic Star Trek TV series, the Enterprise crew carried “tricorders” that were multipurpose scanner and analysis devices. Dr. McCoy had a special version that could diagnose injuries and disease. Now a Chinese company has released a multi-function...
Smart Shoe Inserts Track Wearer, Indoors or Out

Smart Shoe Inserts Track Wearer, Indoors or Out

Keeping track of a family member can be as simple as getting them to put on their shoes (or slippers). GTX Corporation has two versions of their SmartSole products, one for indoor use, and one for outdoors. The indoor insoles rely on low-power Bluetooth LE to...