Any Wearable Can Be Your Personal Trainer

Any Wearable Can Be Your Personal Trainer

FocusMotion can turn any wearable into your own personal fitness trainer. The company now offers an SDK that will use the wearable device’s accelerometer, gyroscope, electromyography, and magnetometer to analyze a user’s movement and pace. A series of algorithms train...
Survey Shows Low Consumer Interest in Health Tech

Survey Shows Low Consumer Interest in Health Tech

Study after study shows that consumers, healthcare professionals, insurance companies, and employers are all interested in wearable Health Tech devices to help monitor and improve the health of the user. So it is a bit surprising to see the results of a new survey by...
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...
T-Shirt Measures ECG

T-Shirt Measures ECG

Last week, Imec and the Holst Centre jointly announced the development of a t-shirt that can monitor the wearer’s movement and heart activity. The key feature of this technology demonstration is that the shirt uses flexible smart fabric interconnects to gather...
Wrist Device Sales to Grow 20% a Year

Wrist Device Sales to Grow 20% a Year

Another week, another sales forecast in the wearable Health Tech industry. This one comes from the market research firm IndustryArc. Their new report,  “Wrist Wearable Devices Market Analysis (2013 – 2020)” breaks the industry into four separate...