Follow the Money: WellTech Coming to Pro Sports

Follow the Money: WellTech Coming to Pro Sports

Sure, health and medical applications are likely to drive WellTech device development in the near term, because we spend a lot of money on those fields and can justify relatively expensive devices if they can deliver overall savings. But there’s another field...
Windows Phone to Get Fitbit Support

Windows Phone to Get Fitbit Support

According to a report on The BitBag, Windows Phone 8.1 users will soon get support for the popular Fitbit device “soon.” Windows Phone users have been left out of much of the WellTech health and fitness market, as the iOS and Android platforms offer much...
Body Power for Wearable Devices

Body Power for Wearable Devices

Wearable technology has wonderful potential, especially for health and fitness applications. But there is one important problem that must be solved; how are you going to power these devices? One common solution is to use batteries, but these must be recharged if...
Concept: Wearable Tech for Epilepsy

Concept: Wearable Tech for Epilepsy

According to statistics cited by the technology product design company Artefact, about 3 million people in the United States live with epilepsy. Of these, about 50,000 die every year from epilepsy-related causes. The designers at Artefact wanted to come up with a...
Correcting Vision with Google Glass

Correcting Vision with Google Glass

“Give a kid a hammer, and the whole world looks like a nail.” When it comes to tools, people don’t always use them for their intended purpose. These “off label” applications can result in some startling benefits, however. Consider the...
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