wearables research

19% of Americans to own a wearable tech device by 2015

Unsurprisingly, over 30% of respondents aged 18 to 34 already have a wearable technology product or plan to get one within the next 12 months.
fitness trackers

3 reasons to buy a fitness tracker

A fitness tracker can motivate you, help you to get know yourself, and give you that extra push when you really need it.
Apple iWatch concept

Health insurers may subsidize Apple iWatch?

A note to investors from Cowen & Company suggests that some sort of insurance subsidization model could be introduced for the upcoming iWatch.
Razer's Nabu smartband delayed to ensure no skin irritation issues

Razer’s Nabu smartband delayed to ensure no skin irritation issues

According to the company, this move was made to avoid the skin irritation problems that caused Fitbit to recall their Force band.
An emergency room doctor in Israel using Google Glass to quickly access patient's health records

An emergency room doctor in Israel using Google Glass to quickly access patient’s health...

Google Glass enabled doctor to view patient's allergy information and current medication regimen without having to excuse hiself to login to a computer.

Personal Neuro Devices unveils the world’s first wearable neuro device for Google Glass

The device can passively monitor brain activity throughout the day and provide this intelligence to a physician to assist.
TomTom unveils GPS watches with heart rate monitor

TomTom unveils GPS watches with heart rate monitor

The newly announced Runner Cardio and Multi-Sport Cardio both build on top of the original Runner watch and include an integrated optical heart rate sensor.
Fitbit's Android app updated to sync with Moto G, Sony Xperia Zx devices

Fitbit expands sync compatibility to 18 additional Android devices

Samsung's Galaxy S and Note series, Google's Nexus line, HTC One M7 and M8, newer Moto phones, LG Gx and several Sony Xperia models are all on the list now.
HealthPatch

Vital Connect’s HealthPatch is a clinical-grade biosensor which can monitor one’s health and wellness

The device is capable of capturing clinical-grade biometric measurements in a "continuous, configurable and non-obtrusive manner."
Samsung S Band fitness tracker

Here’s how the upcoming Samsung S Band fitness tracker looks like

This device won't have a screen of its own, and you'll rather have to look at your smartphone to get any meaningful data.