Interactive Health Technology

By Stephen P. Yang, Ph.D. | Technology that influence the dimensions of wellness and health promotion & wellness

Universal Studios debuts wearable technology for its new theme park

Summer 2017 will see the launch of Volcano Bay in Orlando – and owners Universal Studios have promised a wearable innovation that will revolutionise …

Universal Studios

Wearables are just getting exciting | Wearable Tech

Wearables have been going through a rough patch recently. Let’s face it, people are bored of the promise of engaging and relevant wearable tech, …

Wearable Tech

NFLPA reaches agreement to provide players with biometric monitors

Players can now sell their data as the NFLPA looks to advance player safety<p>The National Football League Players Association announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement with WHOOP to deliver continuous biometric monitors to its members. Each NFL player will be delivered a wrist-worn device …

New Haven

This Fitbit-style band is made to predict & prevent couples’ fights

Move over Fitbit - scientists want the 'Fightbit' to stop couples arguing.<p>Is your romantic relationship potted with tears and tantrums? Help is on …

Marriage

The Attack on Employee Health Privacy

If you have a wellness program as part of your company’s health insurance plan, you may have already submitted to cholesterol and blood pressure …

Health Care

Woman says she was burned after her Fitbit exploded

A Wisconsin woman said she suffered second-degree burns on her arm after her Fitbit tracker exploded.<p>Dina Mitchell said she had owned her Fitbit Flex …

Wearable Tech

This wearable serves the noble goal of relieving menstrual pain

Why it matters to you<p>Menstrual pain can be one of the worst trials and tribulations of life as a woman, but a new wearable wants to address …

Wearable Tech

NFL players grab a data equalizer in era of wearable technology - NFL Nation

Even at the dawn of the wearable technology era, NFL receiver Andrew Hawkins could see where it was all headed. There would come a day, Hawkins said, …

NFL

Google Fit v1.64 for Wear 2.0 can now identify strength training exercises and automatically count reps [APK Download]

Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 Automatically track strength exercises<br>• 1.2 Unit Settings<p>2 Download<p>Google Fit stands as one of Google's only flagship …

Wearable Tech

Running with an AI 'personal trainer' is fun, but expensive

The artificial intelligence that we <i>hope</i> will exist in our lifetimes is a world away from what's available right now. A thinking computer that knows us better than we know ourselves, and can make us better than we are, is still the stuff of fantasy. But if our goals are simple and easy to …

Headphones

Boston-based WHOOP creates special edition straps in honor of David Ortiz

<i>Read about the latest sports tech news, innovations, ideas and products that impact players, fans and the sports industry at SportTechie.com.</i><p>Five …

Boston

The Navy's Augmented Reality Helmet

Preparations are underway for the 2017 Trident Warrior exercise, where sailors are exposed to the newest innovations in naval systems warfare and …

Climate control for your clothing

Spanish startup Wendu have launched a new technology that aims to build smart clothing that adjusts temperature.Their latest launch is a washable …

Climate Change

Hicon Social Bangle Uses Primary Colors to Check Your Notifications | Wearable Tech

One of the main features of this upcoming wave of wearables is the ability to shave minutes off of your day by allowing you to check your smartphone …

Wearable Tech

Caterpillar, Lockheed Martin, P&G Lead Effort to Shape Future of Augmented Reality

"For the first time, industry — both suppliers and users in the AR space — will have access to a benchmark set of requirements that will help them …

Augmented Reality

How wearables are shaping performance sports | Wearable Tech

Some might say that it wearable technology originated in the sports arena – fitness bands and trackers were certainly the first wearable tech to gain …

Wearable Tech

The opportunities for augmented reality in the enterprise | Wearable Tech

Once confined to gaming and entertainment in terms of its application, augmented reality (AR) is now firmly established in the workplace.<p>It seems …

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality: Getting under the skin

Share selection to:<p>Pokémon Go pushed Augmented Reality, or AR, into the mainstream, sending 500 million people around the world chasing cartoon …

LifeBeam creates Vi fitness-tracking headset

LifeBeam<p>LifeBeam has created the Vi fitness-tracking headset, which is designed to allow users to track fitness goals using GPS. The headphones were …

The future of tech in healthcare: wearables? - Information Age

‘Knowledge is power’ is an old adage that still rings true today, and it can be leveraged to solve some of the biggest humanitarian issues that are …

Health Care

iPhone-Connected Hearing Aid Gives Doctor Remote Access

GN ReSound<p>Some hearing-impaired people visit the audiologist so often they exchange Christmas gifts every December. But thanks to GN Hearing, you can …

Hearing Aids

At Intel, A Retirement Perk That Can Kick Off A New Career As A Paid Fellow

Not everyone who reaches so-called retirement age is ready to retire. But they may be ready for a change. That's one of the reasons that the tech giant Intel pays longtime employees a stipend while they try out new careers at nonprofit organizations.<p>One of those employees is 61-year-old Gail …

Retirement

based watch™ that empowers kids by teaching good habits the concept of time. JOY FamilyTech

"$777,777 pledged by 6,954 backers. Most funded smartwatch for kids ever!"<p>"$980,000 in pre-orders and counting!"<p>"This smartwatch teaches kids to …

The Real Behind My ‘Pretty’ Instagram Feed

Today, while casually scrolling through someone’s perfectly curated Instagram feed (#FeedGoals for sure), I all of a sudden had to fight the urge to …

Instagram

What’s behind phantom cellphone buzzes? You’re addicted to your phone

Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text?<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? You’re convinced that you felt your phone vibrate in your pocket, or that you heard your ring tone. But when you check your phone, …

Psychology

KQED

I’m driving through a frozen world, where the roads are paved in ice. As I swerve left to avoid a mini iceberg, a red fish flashes at the top of my …

Game Development

Kayla Itsines’ biggest fans are breaking from the Instagram star’s use of before-after photos

Progress shots are basically the beige sneaker of the internet—which is to say, they’re <i>everywhere</i> right now. Need proof? More than 10 million people …

Fitness

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Pharma's digital moves in the first quarter of 2017

The first quarter of 2017 saw pharma’s visible participation in digital health steadily ramping up. From partnerships that augment digital diabetes …