Market Report: Earwear and Wristbands Lead Wearables

Market Report: Earwear and Wristbands Lead Wearables

Despite pandemic-related supply chain issues, wearables shipments worldwide grew 29.7% year over year during the first quarter of 2020 according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Smartwatch and regular watch numbers declined, but wristband...
Remote Heart Monitoring Subscription Service

Remote Heart Monitoring Subscription Service

In keeping with the telemedicine and remote patient monitoring trend, AliveCor has announced KardiaCare which is a new service that helps patients monitor their hearts’ health at home. KardiaCare works with AliveCor’s consumer ECG devices: KardiaMobile and...
New Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

New Wearable for Opioid Withdrawal

In a recent brief, the American Medical Association expressed concern over “an increasing number of reports from national, state and local media suggesting increases in opioid-related mortality” due to the COVID-19 crisis. Now, Masimo has announced its latest product,...
Smart Ring Helps Predict COVID Symptoms [video]

Smart Ring Helps Predict COVID Symptoms [video]

Current research suggests that a person infected with COVID-19 can infect others as early as three days before they begin to experience symptoms. In fact, the most contagious period likely occurs during the 48 hours before they start to feel unwell. A new digital...
Open Source Necklace Discourages Face Touching [video]

Open Source Necklace Discourages Face Touching [video]

In March, as COVID-19 cases in the United States began to escalate, the Centers for Disease Control and other public health officials encouraged people to avoid touching your face as this could help protect you from the disease. Responding to those guidelines, the...