Wearable devices

Want a more secure password to your smartphone? Your sweat could help

Want a more secure password to your smartphone? Your sweat could help

Skin secretions contain many small molecules – or metabolites – that can each be targeted for authentication analysis.

Nov 13, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Smartwatches to drive wearables market in 2017

The demand for wearable technology is set to increase 16.7 percent in 2017 and 310.4 million such devices will be sold globally, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday.

Aug 24, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Fitness trackers 'unreliable' for measuring calories burned

Fitness trackers 'unreliable' for measuring calories burned

Although fitness devices may accurately measure the heart rate,they are poor at measuring the number of calories you burnt, as per a new study.

May 25, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Wearable brain scanner among healthcare innovations

Wearable brain scanner among healthcare innovations

Satya Tapas of Scidogma Research, Bengaluru, has designed an automated, POC, AI-enabled microscope that can diagnose malaria in remote areas.

Jan 13, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Wearable market grew 41.9% in Q2 2016: IDC

Wearable market grew 41.9% in Q2 2016: IDC

New Delhi:The wearable devices market in India grew 41.9 per cent in the second quarter over the first quarter of this year, International Data Corporation (IDC) reported on Tuesday.
 

Sep 06, 2016, 15:38 PM IST
New wearable touchpad can help you write, play games

New wearable touchpad can help you write, play games

Researchers have developed a highly stretchable touch panel that can be used to write words and play electronic games, an advance that could lead to flexible and wearable devices with a variety of applications.

Aug 12, 2016, 15:47 PM IST
Wow! Samsung's Gear Fit2 wearable, Gear IconX fitness earbuds are incredible (videos inside)

Wow! Samsung's Gear Fit2 wearable, Gear IconX fitness earbuds are incredible (videos inside)

Both the Gear Fit2 and Gear IconX are optimized to benefit users’ various fitness levels, whether they are training for a marathon or taking a daily stroll through the neighborhood.

Jun 03, 2016, 10:57 AM IST
Fast, stretchy circuits could revolutionise Internet of Things!

Fast, stretchy circuits could revolutionise Internet of Things!

A team of scientists has created the world's fastest stretchable, wearable integrated circuits, an advance that could drive the Internet of Things and lead to a much more connected, high-speed wireless planet. 

May 30, 2016, 10:02 AM IST

Stretchable electronic films could revolutionise wearable devices

The new films that are almost as flexible as rubber could be used in artificial skin, connected clothing and on-body sensors.

Mar 01, 2016, 22:45 PM IST
Now, a 'smart' shirt to keep you fit!

Now, a 'smart' shirt to keep you fit!

The 'smart shirt' can be connected to a smartphone and provide data on the health of the person wearing it.

Feb 08, 2016, 17:39 PM IST

Finally, a fitness wearable that is actually intelligent

Fitness wearable are fast becoming the gadget of the people thanks to the rising awareness for good health.

Sep 15, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

Smartphones can help track flu on campus: Study

 Wearable devices or smartphone apps can provide personal health and lifestyle data which may help identify college students at risk of catching the flu, researchers have found.

Aug 19, 2015, 17:09 PM IST
Now, Wi-Fi reflector chip to speed up wearable devices

Now, Wi-Fi reflector chip to speed up wearable devices

Scientists, including those from NASA, have developed a 'Wi-Fi microchip' for wearable devices that transmits information faster and uses less power than traditional receivers.

Jul 27, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Wearables market to grow 173%: IDC

The wearables market will maintain its momentum and see a strong growth of over 173 percent during this fiscal, an International Data Corporation (IDC) report on Monday said.

Jun 22, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Lycos Life to launch wearable devices to simplify digital life

 Lycos, one of the leading internet brands, has announced that it will launch next week Lycos Life, a line of wearable devices that serve as a single point of entry into users' digital lives.

Jun 05, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Apple launches mobile platform for biomedical research

Tech giant Apple has launched ResearchKit, an iPhone-based platform that researchers can use to design and administer app-based studies.

Mar 10, 2015, 19:22 PM IST
Tim Cook likely to launch Apple Watch Monday

Tim Cook likely to launch Apple Watch Monday

The Apple Watch will be the company's first new product since the iPad in 2010 and the US tech giant believes it will set a new trend and market in the technology world of wearable devices.

Mar 09, 2015, 18:27 PM IST

Now, energy-generating cloth that may make batteries in wearable devices history

Scientists may have developed a new energy-generating cloth that may make batteries in wearable devices history.

Mar 05, 2015, 12:23 PM IST
Huawei announces first Android Wear smartwatch

Huawei announces first Android Wear smartwatch

Chinese technology major Huawei has unveiled its maiden smartwatch as it looks to compete with global giants like Samsung, Apple and Motorola in the nascent, but growing wearables market.

Mar 02, 2015, 21:56 PM IST

After Google Glass, Apple Watch, Japan offers wearable tomatoes

The "Tomatan" is a backpack that can be loaded with six mid-sized tomatoes, enough, say the makers, to power runners through this weekend`s Tokyo Marathon.

Feb 19, 2015, 17:14 PM IST