CES 2015: Epson Adds Fitness Watches

CES 2015: Epson Adds Fitness Watches

At CES 2015, Epson showed their new series of Runsense exercise watches. As we mentioned last fall, Epson has shown signs of making a serious foray into the wearables market, and these new products expand on that effort. The company showed three models of the Runsense...
CES 2015: The ReWalk Exoskeleton in Person

CES 2015: The ReWalk Exoskeleton in Person

Last summer, we covered the news that the ReWalk exoskeleton received FDA approval for personal use in the United States. This year, at the ShowStoppers press event at CES 2015, I got the opportunity to see the product in person, and chat with some of the folks from...
CES 2015: Technology to Help Seniors Stay Independent

CES 2015: Technology to Help Seniors Stay Independent

Early in my technology writing career, I wrote and did training programs about desktop publishing on personal computers. Daniel Will Harris wrote a great book on the subject back then, in which he gave some great advice: “Nobody gives out medals for doing it all...
CES 2015: Open Platform for Workout Data

CES 2015: Open Platform for Workout Data

One problem with many of the wearable Health Tech products and services is that they are islands unto themselves. Their data is stored away in proprietary silos, making it difficult for users (and healthcare practitioners) to combine information from different sources...