Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Pop quiz: It’s 3:20 in the afternoon. It’s a busy day at the office, and you’re hitting the wall. And you’ve got another deadly staff meeting coming up in ten minutes. What do you reach for? A cup of strong coffee? A sweet treat to spike your...
Fitness Band Aims to End Guessing

Fitness Band Aims to End Guessing

The new Gobe fitness band from Healbe takes a new approach to monitoring fitness and health biometrics. Some bands rely on data from multi-axis motion sensors. They then take this data and combine it with your weight and height and make estimates about your calorie...
100 Million Patient Monitor Devices to Ship

100 Million Patient Monitor Devices to Ship

Where’s the money in the wearables market? One more report points again to the health and medical segments. A new report from ABI Research predicts that about 100 million wearable remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices will ship over the next five years. The...
New Glucose Monitor Eliminates Finger Pricks

New Glucose Monitor Eliminates Finger Pricks

Last week, Abbott Diabetes Care received European Union approval for a new blood glucose monitoring device for diabetes patients: FreeStyle Libre. The wearable sensor eliminates the need for pricking the patient’s finger to get a drop of blood. Instead, a tiny...
iPhone Becomes Smallest Glucometer

iPhone Becomes Smallest Glucometer

If you have a smartphone, you have a powerful computer in your pocket. You can get all sorts of devices that can transform your phone into a stereo music system, a credit card reader, and even a projector. Some of the most intriguing applications, however, are add-on...
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