Fujitsu Buys 10,000 Fitbits

Fujitsu Buys 10,000 Fitbits

“Follow the money.” Wearable devices for Health Tech applications can be highly effective at lowering healthcare costs, but the fact is that individuals rarely benefit directly from those savings. If wearables are to take off on a large scale, it will be...
Smartphone Study Discovers Obesity Factors

Smartphone Study Discovers Obesity Factors

Body weight is a very personal thing. Some people want to weigh less, and others want to weigh more. In general, however, most people want to lose weight; many countries have populations that on average are overweight. There can be additional healthcare expenses and...
Device Hears What You Eat

Device Hears What You Eat

More than two-thirds of American adults are overweight. Clearly, we need to eat less and exercise more. Just as clearly, that is a whole lot easier to say than to do. Researchers have experimented with all sorts of ways to change a person’s behaviors about food...
Stanford Study Reveals Tracker Band Flaws

Stanford Study Reveals Tracker Band Flaws

The task of measuring events, such as heartbeats, is relatively straightforward. When you try to infer information from a combination of measurements, however, it gets a bit trickier. It is possible that you end up missing key factors that are required in order to...