New Sensor for Better Heart Monitors

New Sensor for Better Heart Monitors

Many fitness devices measure your heart rate, but they often require an uncomfortable chest strap, or they simply may not be all that accurate. The Chinese company PixArt Imaging recently announced a new sensor that addresses this problem. The PAH 8001 is a tiny...
Lenovo Challenges Google Glass

Lenovo Challenges Google Glass

When it comes to head-mounted displays these days, most people think of Google Glass first. But a new product is coming to market that could challenge for leadership in this new market. In an announcement today, smart glasses creator Vuzix announced a major deal with...
Seniors Are Receptive to Health Tech Devices

Seniors Are Receptive to Health Tech Devices

One of the biggest markets for Health Tech devices is to provide monitoring and support of elderly individuals in a variety of settings, from independent living in their own home to supervised care in a health facility. But what do seniors think about technology?...
Health Tech for Sports Finds Home at 2015 CES

Health Tech for Sports Finds Home at 2015 CES

When I think of Las Vegas, I think of excess on a grand scale. And I think of International CES, the biggest electronics show in this country that happens every January in Las Vegas. CES is a big tent to be sure, but this year it will be a little bigger. The Consumer...