The retail giant aims to use biometric shopping handles to track customers' heart rates, temperatures, and stress levels.
The filing describes the usage of optical sensors placed in patients' devices or belongings to capture data on individual's cardiovascular function.
The company's patent shows a smartphone with slim microphone extending out of the side that has a gas sensor which could analyze the exhalation.
The filing describes how a camera and built-in sensors can work together to track blood hydration, body fat content, oxygen saturation and other health data.
Developer and licensor of touch feedback technology Immersion aims to stop manufacturing and selling of Fitbit devices in the U.S. and China.
This smart lens would have an accommodation sensor, a controller, data storage, antenna and a rechargeable thin-film solid-state battery to provide power.
ITC judge rules that 2 Jawbone patents Fitbit was accused of infringing upon are ineligible and invalid
Jawbone also alleged that Fitbit stole its trade secrets when it hired former Jawbone employees; this claim had sufficient merit to debate in court...
This hi-tech system would be more efficient than calling 911, with drone coming to save the day and help people in distress.
A patent application suggests Apple wants to turn its smartwatch into a full-fledged medical device, which could automatically send out an alert when needed.
The invention presumes using a pair of Kinect cameras that send the dimensional data to another device that recreates the shape in the real world.