Wearable Monitor Helps Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Wearable Monitor Helps Parkinson’s Patients [video]

Parkinson’s is a debilitating neurological disease that attacks the motor skills of patients, which can make it difficult for them to walk. A group of European researchers led by a team at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Spain have developed a mobile...
Connected Health Conference in September

Connected Health Conference in September

Along with the rapid growth in wearable Health Tech devices, there has been a parallel growth in the conferences and exhibitions devoted to this and related markets. One worthy of note is the Connected Health Summit to be hosted by the industry research firm, Parks...
ECG from Your Smartphone [video]

ECG from Your Smartphone [video]

Sometimes you have to walk before you run. Wearable Health Tech devices owe a lot to handheld mobile devices, and the AliveCor Heart Monitor is one of those devices that points to possible wearable solutions in the near future. It provides an FDA-approved two-lead...
Printed Armband Provides Fever Alert

Printed Armband Provides Fever Alert

This is a wonderful time for wearable Health Tech. Many separate industries are all maturing at the same time, creating a synergy that is raising all boats. Wearables are benefiting enormously from the low-cost and high-quality components that have been developed for...