Running Hat Monitors Heart Rate

Running Hat Monitors Heart Rate

If you’re headed out for a run and want to track your heart rate, you may strap on a chest band which can be uncomfortable. Consider a new alternative: the LifeBeam Hat. This $99 device is an excellent example of how wearable technology can...
Wearable Interest on the Rise

Wearable Interest on the Rise

The market research firm Futuresource Consulting recently released the results of their recent survey of consumer interest in wearable technology. In October, the company repeated a survey that they had conducted just five months earlier in May 2014. The survey...
New System Detects Driver Drowsiness [video]

New System Detects Driver Drowsiness [video]

If you’ve been driving a car for any length of time, chances are good that you’ve encountered a situation where you were not as alert as you should be. Driver fatigue is a significant problem for commercial drivers, but also plays a significant role in...

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...