Wearable Sends Drowning Detection Alerts [video]

Wearable Sends Drowning Detection Alerts [video]

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0261/0865/7724/files/ST1_wristcomputer_16_9_Moments.mp4?3157 Wristbands take the prize as the most common new tech medical and health wearable form factor. We’ve written about scads of single-purpose and multifunction wristbands...
Conference: WIRED Health London

Conference: WIRED Health London

[Editor’s note: We are going to try posting announcements about conferences and other events that are of interest to the digital health tech community at large. I welcome your feedback and suggestions. Are these posts helpful? Would you rather have a separate...
Withings ScanWatch [video]

Withings ScanWatch [video]

We’ve written about Withings multiple times on Health Tech Insider. We covered Withings’ wearables including smartwatches, smart scales, blood pressure monitors, ECG watches, temperature monitors, sleep aids, and more. We tracked Nokia’s acquisition...
NHS Trials Wristband Mood Wearable with Children

NHS Trials Wristband Mood Wearable with Children

Most health and medical wearables use one or more sensors to monitor biometrics with hard numbers. We recently learned of a “softer” wristband wearable technology that relies on wearer inputs about their current mood. The Moodbeam One has just two buttons....
Mother Smartband Monitors Biometrics Without Recharging

Mother Smartband Monitors Biometrics Without Recharging

Does the world need another fitness band? Fitness bands, smartwatches, and wristband biometric monitoring devices deliver their greatest value when worn regularly. In the real world, unfortunately, when the wearer removes a device every day or so to recharge the...