Wearable Clothing to Help Epilepsy Patients

Wearable Clothing to Help Epilepsy Patients

Under the best of conditions, it can be difficult to come up with an accurate diagnosis. When you’re dealing with a chronic condition that manifests itself as random episodes, catching one of those events can be the key to identifying the cause. For the 50...
Study Shows Hospital to Cut Costs with Wearables

Study Shows Hospital to Cut Costs with Wearables

The market analysis firm TechNavio has published a new report on the¬†Global LBS Market in Healthcare Industry 2015-2019. LBS stands for “location-based services” and its use is growing rapidly in the healthcare field. According to the report, these...
Linking to Muscles with Light [video]

Linking to Muscles with Light [video]

One of the most amazing forms of wearable technology is the robotic prosthetic limb. This technology promises to restore normal use of hands and legs to those who have lost them due to injury or disease. One of the major challenges, however, is to get signals from...
Smartphone Becomes Mobile Eye Exam [video]

Smartphone Becomes Mobile Eye Exam [video]

  PEEK stands for “Portable Eye Examination Kit” and is a new product being developed by a team of ophthalmologists, engineers, and software developers. The goal is simply to help save the eyesight of millions of people worldwide. Rural populations in...
Most People Would Wear Tracker for Lower Health Costs

Most People Would Wear Tracker for Lower Health Costs

A recent survey by TechnologyAdvice Research found that only one in four adults are using a fitness tracker or smartphone app to track their health, weight, or exercise. The most common reasons cited for not using one were either a lack of interest or concerns over...
Running Hat Monitors Heart Rate

Running Hat Monitors Heart Rate

If you’re headed out for a run and want to track your heart rate, you may strap on a chest band which can be uncomfortable. Consider a new alternative: the LifeBeam Hat. This $99 device is an excellent example of how wearable technology can...