DIY Smart Glasses Guide From Here to There [video]

DIY Smart Glasses Guide From Here to There [video]

Smart glasses have yet to find a killer app. Google tried hard with Google Glass but the wearable’s cumbersome geekiness never really had a chance in the consumer market. Current Google Glass applications center on industrial and scientific applications, with...
New Strain Sensor Survives Abuse [video]

New Strain Sensor Survives Abuse [video]

Soft sensors for wearables have to stand up to challenges that sensors in wristbands, pins, belt packs, and glasses never experience. We’ve written about enabling technology developments such as printed stretchable conductors, stretchable fabric battery design,...
New Study Explores Soldier Performance Using Wearables

New Study Explores Soldier Performance Using Wearables

A group of soldiers in far upstate New York are performing a vital role in wearables development. U.S. Army soldiers with the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division are engaged in a yearlong study with a combination of...
Smartwatch Now Cleared for AFib Detection

Smartwatch Now Cleared for AFib Detection

Fitbit recently announced that the Fitbit ECG App now has both FDA 510(k) clearance and CE marking to analyze user heart rhythm for atrial fibrillation (AFib). The new Fitbit Sense smartwatch — available now — is the first Fitbit wearable with the ECG App....