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In Wearable Tech, Data Doesn’t Always Mean Numbers

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Jason Fass, Zepp Labs. Jason Fass, Zepp Labs<p>They’re on your wrist. They’re on your shoes. They’re wrapped around your chest. …

Intel's new smart earbuds can read your heart

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich unveiled the chipmaker's new wearable prototypes at yesterday's keynote address. Among the reference designs was a pair of smart earbuds with biometric capabilities, designed to track the user's run, record burned calories, and read their heart rate. Intel is showing off …

Fujitsu tap-and-wave glove works where touchscreens don't

Touch screens were just the start.<p>User interface experimentation is blossoming as new sensors liberate computing devices from keyboards and mice, and a new glove from Fujitsu Laboratories embodies the trend. The device has a near-field communications (NFC) reader and gyroscopic sensors for …

Wearable Tech

Goccia Is the World's Smallest Activity Tracker

It’s time for us to face the facts. Bluetooth is holding wearables back. The new Bluetooth LE standard is certainly a step up from earlier power-hungry versions, but the need for a wireless radio just isn’t practical for many types of wearable categories.<p>G-Wearables’ Kickstarter campaign for the …

Watch The Nymi Heartbeat Identification Wristband Personalize Its Wearer’s PC

Toronto-based hardware startup Bionym gave a special public demo of its Nymi ECG authentication and identification wristband at the monthly We Are Wearables event yesterday, and talked a bit about their product in more detail, now that it’s well on its way to production. The Nymi measures a user’s …

Secret App Launches in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand

Secret is launching its anonymous sharing app today in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, marking its first expansion beyond the United States.<p>The iPhone app‘s notoriety has skyrocketed in recent months, as members of the technology industry post gossip – the truth of which is …