Two-Way Wrist Video Communicator [video]

Two-Way Wrist Video Communicator [video]

Would you wear this? A new company called Arubixs is developing a new kind of smartphone that you wear on your wrist. The Portal smartphone is designed to be rugged, waterproof, and flexible so that you can carry your phone without worrying about damaging it in spite...
Answer: More Than Just Winning at Jeopardy

Answer: More Than Just Winning at Jeopardy

Health Tech for $500 and the win, please Alex. The question is “What is IBM Watson technology good for?” Three years ago, Watson won the TV quiz show Jeopardy! Its ability to process natural language and apply cognitive computing technology has proven to...
Roll Your Own Wearable Device [video]

Roll Your Own Wearable Device [video]

  Do you have a hankering to create your own wearable Health Tech devices? If you’ve got that MAKER spirit, then Arduino has some good news for you; at Maker Faire Rome, the company previewed the Arduino Gemma which is the product of a collaboration with...
Just What IS Wearable Technology?

Just What IS Wearable Technology?

In the parable of the six blind men and the elephant, the lesson is that your view of an object is greatly influenced by your perspective. So it is with “wearable technology;” the term means different things to different people. We’re still more or...