University focusses on digital health | Wearable Tech

University focusses on digital health | Wearable Tech

Academics at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have teamed up with healthcare and industry professionals to promote the use of the latest digital technology to improve patient care. DMU has launched its new Digital Health and Care Unit to deploy market-ready digital technology and collaborate with primary care teams to identify a pool of up […]

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VR games can look amazing with this game-changing imagi…

VR games can look amazing with this game-changing imagi...

The first time you try VR, you’ll likely have the same reaction I did: It feels pretty cool to be enveloped in a computer-generated world that puts you inside an epic spaceship battle or scuba diving next to a giant blue whale. But after spending a few minutes adjusting to virtual reality, you realize it […]

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Wearable clothing gets cool | Wearable Tech

Wearable clothing gets cool | Wearable Tech

The Swiss textile innovator HeiQ launches an upgraded version of its popular dynamic cooling technology HeiQ Smart Temp. Based on an instant cooling hydro functional polymer, this patent pending technology provides activated cooling to the wearer for enhanced performance and thermal comfort. Inhouse thermoregulation performance measurements of a treated fabric revealed a 1.5°C to 2.5°C […]

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Garmin Vivosport review: Garmin Vivosport’s price drop …

Garmin Vivosport review: Garmin Vivosport's price drop ...

Depending on your point of view, you can call Garmin’s Vivosport a high-end fitness band or an entry-level sports smartwatch. It started out too pricey at $200 (£170, $AU300) but after being on the market for several months, its price has come down online, making it a better value. The Vivosport has a robust feature […]

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Solid-state batteries set to be game-changers in drivin…

Solid-state batteries set to be game-changers in drivin...

battery. More>> The electric vehicle (EV) market is experiencing rapid growth as a result of several global trends. Increasing city regulations, a decline in lithium-ion battery prices, and high demand in China are expected to push global EV sales to an unprecedented 1.6 million unit sales, with China leading the market at 49.5% market share, […]

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By 2022, today’s smartwatches will seem ‘quaint,’ predi…

By 2022, today's smartwatches will seem 'quaint,' predi...

Smartwatches will account for 44.6 percent of all wearables shipped by the end of 2022, said IDC. James Martin/CNET Are you all about gadgets? Are you into wearables? Then the next few years might be very exciting for you. Health and fitness are at the heart of smartwatches nowadays. But with rapid developments in cellular […]

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Digital textile factory launches to enable smart textil…

Digital textile factory launches to enable smart textil...

STOLL, Germany’s leading 3D knitting machinery company, and Myant have launched a new Digital Textile Factory. The Digital Textile Factory provides the foundations for the mass application and adoption of Textile Computing, a new industry category that merges advancements in engineering and material science, to provide textile-based solutions for companies wanting to innovate and connect […]

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Why Cyber Security matters for Batteries | Wearable Tec…

Why Cyber Security matters for Batteries | Wearable Tec...

Chris Mobley is the Director & Founder of BlueSkyTec Ltd: a cyber-security business keen on building secure and safe solutions within technological areas. Chris was also Technical Director for a successful engineering and consultancy business started in 2003, before being sold in 2013. Ahead of the show, we asked him a few questions concerning batteries, EV’s, and just […]

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Biometrics, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency AND Bluetooth – …

Biometrics, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency AND Bluetooth – ...

The sleek new TROVE wearable The TROVE Coin claims to be an ‘unhackable’, ‘unloseable’ wallet for your cryptocurrency, that can be worn as a fashion accessory. Tech geeks everywhere – rejoice! The Layer lab, Benjamin Hubert’s hub for his ‘human-focused’ design projects has released TROVE. The new wearable project claims to be the future of […]

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