Why Measure Just Steps?

Why Measure Just Steps?

Lots of products are designed to help runners track their exercise: steps taken, speed, distance, and more. But the next generation of wearable Health Tech devices intended for runners are taking it up a notch to include information intended to prevent or detect...
Better Battery Cuts Costs [video]

Better Battery Cuts Costs [video]

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, lithium-ion batteries are possibly the worst of all battery technologies, except for all others that have been tried. They hold a lot of electricity in a small space, but they are expensive to make and are responsible for occasionally...
Headband to Help Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Headband to Help Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Parkinson’s is an incurable degenerative disease of the nervous system. More than 1 million patients in the U.S. are affected by the disease, and more than 7 million worldwide. Symptoms include tremors, muscle stiffness, and slowed movement. Some prescription...
Another Head Impact Detector

Another Head Impact Detector

Head impact during sports play continues to be a major health concern. X2 Biosystems has a system that takes a different approach from some other devices. Rather than be attached to a headband or as part of a mouth guard, the xPatch is a small device that is taped to...
Another Headworn Computer [video]

Another Headworn Computer [video]

While Google takes a low-key approach to the continued development of Google Glass, there are still lots of other head-mounted computer systems. One example is the Jet available from Recon. Marketed for fitness applications, the device is a full-featured computer...
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