Honeybees Wear Sensors, Too

Honeybees Wear Sensors, Too

Big Data solutions based on data from wearable devices are not just limited to humans. The technology has become so small and cost-effective that researchers in Australia have been using sensors to study honeybees. Bees are essential to the success of many of our...
Google Glass Addiction Reported

Google Glass Addiction Reported

The Law of Unintended Consequences is always lurking in a dark corner, waiting to turn even the most positive development into a negative. We’ve seen people develop problems with all sorts of social media and mobile technology, from social media to smartphones....
Wearables Help Save $5 Million in Health Cost

Wearables Help Save $5 Million in Health Cost

The healthcare savings to be found in Big Data from fitness bands and other wearable Health Tech devices are not just a “someday maybe” dream. According to a story in MedCity News, representatives from JFK Health have reported saving $5 million over the...
New Ear-Worn Fitness Tracker [video]

New Ear-Worn Fitness Tracker [video]

Wrist-worn fitness devices have been the standard for the current generation of fitness trackers. Their features range from simple step-trackers to designs that can monitor heart rate and oxygen levels without a chest band. New generations of fitness trackers are...
Hospitals Aren’t Ready for Big Data

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for Big Data

A new report released by MeriTalk reveals the results of a survey of more than 151 decision makers in U.S. hospitals. The study looked into the potential impact of Big Data, mobile, cloud, and social media technologies on the delivery of health care in this country....
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...