Chinese Company Invests in Misfit

Misfit is one of the leading fitness band makers. Recently, it was widely reported by Reuters and other sources that the Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is part of a consortium that has invested $40 million in the company. This appears to be part of a larger strategy...

Health Insurer Gives Free Fitness Bands

In case you had any doubts about the potential for wearable Health Tech devices lowering healthcare costs, consider the new OptimaFit rewards program that Optima Health just introduced. By enrolling in a qualifying personal or family health insurance plan, subscribers...

Health Tech Wearable Tackles Air Pollution

Most of the attention on wearable Health Tech devices has been focused on collecting biometric data about the wearer for fitness, health, and medical applications. One group of developers has turned their attention outward however; they see wearables as way to...