IDTechEx: Wearable Artificial Pancreas [video]

IDTechEx: Wearable Artificial Pancreas [video]

Pancreum was one of the many wearable Health Tech companies that made presentations at the IDTechEx conference this week in Santa Clara, California. The company is focused on remote patient monitoring and similar applications. According to Guilherme de Paul, founder...
IDTechEx: Digital Health to Disrupt Healthcare

IDTechEx: Digital Health to Disrupt Healthcare

More than 1 billion people worldwide lack access to medical care, but do have access to cellphones. According to Dirk Schapeler, Director of Digital Health for Bayer HealthCare LLC, the cost that results from patients not adhering to their treatment regimen costs more...
IDTechEx: Low-Cost Sensors Drive Wearable Growth

IDTechEx: Low-Cost Sensors Drive Wearable Growth

Grains of sand? Tiny jewels? Actually, the photo above shows items that fall somewhere between. They are miniature sensors, and they cost a bit more than sand but far less than precious stones. And yet they can perform miracles when it comes to gathering data in...
Jawbone Next to Add Features [video]

Jawbone Next to Add Features [video]

We recently reported how the inevitable “feature creep” has appeared in the FitBit product lineup, and now Jawbone has announced a similar development. The company’s new UP3 fitness band¬†includes additional sensors. According to the company press...
Feature Creep Strikes Fitbit

Feature Creep Strikes Fitbit

As I have been predicting here for a while, consumer wearable Health Tech products are going to have to keep adding features in order to stay competitive and to grow their market. This is a familiar trajectory for many consumer product categories. For example, look at...
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