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Wearable devices

India 3rd largest wearables market in world, grows nearly 40% in Q2: IDC

India market for wearable devices reached an all-time high of 3 million shipments in a single quarter, IDC said.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Xiaomi pips Apple in wearable devices segment in Q3: IDC

Xiaomi shipped 6.9 million wearables as compared to 4.2 million by Apple. Fitbit at third place shipped 3.5 million wearables.

Dec 04, 2018, 12:54 PM IST

Wearable ring allows users to type on fingers

The system called Fingersound is triggered by a thumb ring outfitted with a gyroscope and tiny microphone. It allows people to trace letters on their fingers and see the figures appear on a nearby computer screen.

Dec 03, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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)

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!

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!

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

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

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