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...
Stepsss Inserts to Help Runners [video]

Stepsss Inserts to Help Runners [video]

According to statistics cited by Stepsss, a new company in Bulgaria, 30 million Americans ran for exercise at least once a week in 2012. In Europe, the estimate for 2010 was 80 million. And they estimate that each runner spends an average of $100 a year on new shoes...
Smart Clothing Monitors Your Muscles [video]

Smart Clothing Monitors Your Muscles [video]

  A fitness band can tell you how many steps you’ve taken (more or less) and some may even be able to monitor your heartbeat, but if you want a serious workout, you need to listen to your muscles. That’s the idea behind the smart clothing from Athos. With...
Wearable Tech Sales Forecast to Skyrocket

Wearable Tech Sales Forecast to Skyrocket

It should come as no surprise that sales of wearable technology devices are on the rise, but the adoption is happening at a breathtaking pace. A new study from Juniper Research in the UK predicts that unit sales worldwide will quadruple by 20117. According to a...
A Fitness Watch with Heart

A Fitness Watch with Heart

If you want something more than just a fitness band, but want something less than a full-blown smartwatch, you might want to take a look at the Wellograph. This $350 wrist-worn Health Tech has been shipping since August, and provides more information than your average...