Wearable Might Detect COVID-19 Early

Wearable Might Detect COVID-19 Early

Boston-based Whoop focuses on performance-optimization for athletes and exercise enthusiasts. Whoop’s platform has three interdependent pillars: biometric sensing hardware, data analytics, and its user community. In combination, these factors can also provide...
Strong Finish for Wearables in 2019

Strong Finish for Wearables in 2019

Intenational Data Corporation (IDC) tracks the wearable device market worldwide. IDC Market Tracker reports document market activity within specific time periods. The Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker found that 118.9 million devices shipped during the last...
App Guides Pregnant Mothers About COVID-19

App Guides Pregnant Mothers About COVID-19

COVID-19 dominates worldwide news while healthcare professionals attempt to learn more about the virus and make accurate determinations of its progress, status, and potential timelines. We’ve written a great deal already about COVID-19 including the role of...
Smart Shirts Could Combat Driver Drowsiness

Smart Shirts Could Combat Driver Drowsiness

In 2018, Juniper Research predicted that smart clothing would lead the growth in the wearable market. In 2015, Tractica forecast the market for smart clothing would grow rapidly. In line with those early predictions, Tokyo-based Xenoma, Inc.’s e-skin wearable...
Smart Glasses for the Vision-Impaired [video]

Smart Glasses for the Vision-Impaired [video]

One of the miracles of digital technology is that devices can help compensate for many physical impairments. These can restore an individual’s independence and confidence to perform daily activities without assistance. I remember working with visually-impaired...
Location-Aware Wearable Monitors Vital Signs

Location-Aware Wearable Monitors Vital Signs

Smart yarns and smart fabrics are getting smarter every day. The variety and combinations of smart fabric functions seem almost endless. We wrote about work at Darmouth College developing a smart fabric that can assist rehabilitation and training by sensing joint...