Connected Health Conference in September

Connected Health Conference in September

Along with the rapid growth in wearable Health Tech devices, there has been a parallel growth in the conferences and exhibitions devoted to this and related markets. One worthy of note is the Connected Health Summit to be hosted by the industry research firm, Parks...
ECG from Your Smartphone [video]

ECG from Your Smartphone [video]

Sometimes you have to walk before you run. Wearable Health Tech devices owe a lot to handheld mobile devices, and the AliveCor Heart Monitor is one of those devices that points to possible wearable solutions in the near future. It provides an FDA-approved two-lead...
Printed Armband Provides Fever Alert

Printed Armband Provides Fever Alert

This is a wonderful time for wearable Health Tech. Many separate industries are all maturing at the same time, creating a synergy that is raising all boats. Wearables are benefiting enormously from the low-cost and high-quality components that have been developed for...
Aggies to Help Aussies Build Smart Jerseys

Aggies to Help Aussies Build Smart Jerseys

When the eight-time champions of Australian rugby wanted to find a better way to monitor their player’s conditions — especially potential concussions — they turned to engineering professor Dr. Jamie Grunlan at Texas A&M University. The team...
FTC Weighs in on Data Privacy

FTC Weighs in on Data Privacy

In an insightful commentary, author Andy Oram published an article on EMR & EHR about the difficulties involved in securing personal data in the Internet of Things (IoT), especially when wearable Health Tech devices are involved. In the article, he cites a report...