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PulseOn

The last 12 months may be remembered for many things, but in the tech realm, the surge of wrist-mounted activity-trackers will surely be one of them. Some might say there’s been too much choice.<p>The latest entrant to the busy space is PulseOn, a Finnish company spun out of Nokia back in 2012. …

Chrono raises $32M to develop its 'stop smoking' bracelet

Chrono Therapeutics‘ wearable, called SmartStop, injects a tiny bit of nicotine into the wearer’s bloodstream at timed intervals.<p>In this way it’s similar to the patch, but SmartStop gives the wearer some control over when that happens. Timing the introduction of the nicotine can help the user deal …

This Smart Cup Can Identify Any Beverage You Pour Into It

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Vessyl is the smartest cup you didn't know you needed. There's nothing tech people love as much as …

Windows Phone 8.1 getting into shape with Fitbit support

You generally need an iPhone(s aapl) or Android(s goog) handset if you want a smartwatch or health tracker, because most of these don’t work with …

Google set to launch a health-tracking platform called Google Fit

Not to be left behind by Apple, Google could soon launch its own health-tracking platform for mobile devices. <i>Forbes</i> reports that the search giant is working on a new service, tentatively called Google Fit, which will pull in data from third-party fitness wearables and health apps and combine them …

Data And Your Doctor Are Coming Together To Revolutionize Health Care

• What was your blood pressure this morning?<br>• Which hospital in your area has a) the lowest cost for emergency visits, b) the best safety record, c) the …

Health Care

How activity trackers remove our rights to our most intimate data

For a company that aims to excel in making information and products clean and easy to use - and one with an eye on consumer electronic devices for lucrative markets - it makes absolute sense that Apple should exploit the trend for fitness and health data with Health, its new app.<p>Apple insisted from …

Marvell outfits its chips for the internet of things

Marvell believes the internet of things will need Zigbee, Apple and voice recognition.<p>The new Marvell silicon includes a microcontroller as well as a …

FDA makes it easy for apps to give you public health data

Want to know if it's safe to buy an unknown foodstuff or medicine when you're already at the store? You'll have that option soon. In step with the White House's open data efforts, the FDA has launched OpenFDA, a platform that makes it easy for apps to fetch public health data. Developers only need …

Nymi

Bionym's Nymi uses cardiac rhythm recognition to as a form of biometric identity authentication. The technology could be used in place of passwords, PINs or keys and cards.

Authentication

Smash Is A Wearable For Tracking Tennis Technique

Fitness wearables are getting more specialized. There’s Sensoria’s smart running socks. The Krack trick-tracker for skateboarders. And now Smash: a wearable bracelet for tennis players to quantify their technique.<p>Or there will be if Smash’s Australian makers can convince Kickstarter backers to …

GreatCall's Splash and Jitterbug5 help seniors stay safe and connected

Mobile company GreatCall released two new devices Wednesday which are aimed at seniors and those with special needs, the GreatCall Splash and the Jitterbug5. The former is a waterproof device that can call for help with the press of a button, while the latter is a basic, easy-to-use cell phone.<p>The …

Intel's vision for wearables includes... a shirt?

The next biggest thing in wearables is apparently something that's already technically... wearable: A smart shirt. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich came to the Code Conference wearing a shirt laden with sensors capable of monitoring your health, such as heart rate and even emotion. These sensors can …

Jawbone’s Vision: Activity Tracking Now, Remote Control Tomorrow - MIT Technology Review

If you wear a Jawbone Up24 around town, people might ask what it is. The wristband looks like a piece of futuristic jewelry, skinned in a rubbery …

Remote Controls

Research breakthrough brings body-heat-powered wearables a step closer

One of the greatest challenges facing tech companies as they seek to establish themselves in the fledgling wearable tech market is creating devices …

Tempdrop, a wearable sensor to help women track fertility cycle

A wearable sensor that helps women monitor and record their body temperature to calculate which days they are most likely to conceive has been …

Band-Aid Circuit Boards: The Next Step in Wearable Technology?

Many experts predict that our beloved mobile technology will someday cease to be things we carry around in pockets or purses. Instead, we’ll all have …

Wearable Tech

THE SMARTWATCH REPORT: Forecasts, adoption trends, and why the market isn't living up to the hype

<i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.</i><p>When they first broke onto the scene, smartwatches were touted as the next generation of devices set to transform consumers' lives. And brands, …

Internet of Things

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A Wearable Phone So Your Kids Can Play Outside

A tiny, wearable phone hopes to help you keep your kids in contact, even when they're out of sight. Tinitell is a programmable, voice-activated phone …

Wearable devices with health IT functions poised to disrupt medicine

The next innovation in health care may come from Silicon Valley.<p>With Google, Apple and Samsung exploring how to incorporate health IT features into wearable devices, patients may soon provide information to doctors through devices such as smartwatches that can measure and transmit biometric data. …

Asus preps wearable for third quarter release

Asus may launch its first wearable device in this year’s third quarter in line with its growing reliance on devices like smartphones and tablets to drive sales.<p>The company’s CEO Jerry Shen indicated that a wearable product was in the cards on Wednesday during an earnings call. “In the third …

Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder ventures into health and wearables with Project Florida

Skype’s co-founder Janus Friis is looking to take on Fitbit with a new data-heavy health and wellness-focused wearable device, and he’s assembled a …

Wearables: Moving beyond fitness

CNET's Brian Cooley explains why the fitness bands that measure our stairs, steps, and sleep will soon be joined by devices that measure blood sugar, gait, and muscle tone.

Wearable technology emerging as major technology cycle -Meeker

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wearable computing is emerging as the type of significant technology shift that will drive innovation in the way personal computing did in the 1980s or mobile computing and tablets are doing currently, said Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker at the All …

Watch out Intel, Qualcomm-powered wearables to hit stores before 2015

Qualcomm effectively rules the smartphone processor market, and as the demand for wearable companion devices grows, it’s apparently keen on making a …

Kurbo Health Debuts A Mobile Service To Help Fight Childhood Obesity

This afternoon on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage in New York, Kurbo Health debuted its mobile subscription service designed to teach children — and their families — how to eat healthy. The overall idea is to combat the growing issue of childhood obesity, the company says, noting that over 30 percent …

Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies 2014

LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:<p><b>Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies …