Surely, there’s an upper limit to the information that can be gleaned from one parameter? Heart rate data, for all this time, has proven to be beneficial in providing data regarding a person’s blood flow and heart conditions. But then, there’s the work Cardiogram is doing. Through intensive heart rate tracking, which takes into account […]
So here’s the thing with wearables in general. When a new one is introduced, it comes with the prospects of new applications and improved use cases. In the consumer oriented space, things might seem to get boring after a while – a smart watch as a notifier might not really be worth it. In the […]
The FDA has just cleared Kardiaband by AliveCor, which is the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch. Kardiaband records a medical-grade EKG as an Apple Watch strap and has an Apple Watch app providing a graph and data of the EKG. This is a leap ahead for wearables as we are moving beyond […]
Google announced two new wearables today. Pixel Buds & Google Clips were announced at Google’s Pixel 2 launch event. With voice becoming an important platform for users to interact with their digital world, these wireless ear buds make perfect sense. But more than an added convenience, Pixel Buds actually have an essential use case. Real-time […]
Wearable cameras like the Narrative Clip & GoPro did see limited success. Recently, the original Narrative Clip company shutdown and GoPro had significant losses last quarter. The wearable camera market might seem like a niche market to an extent. Interestingly recently launched wearable cameras- FrontRow camera & Shonin Streamcam go beyond lifelogging.
We have been discussing about the major advantages of the new generation of cellular connected wearables, like the Samsung Gear S3 and the Huawei Watch 2. Reports seem to indicate that the Apple Watch 4 will have a cellular model. This will allow Apple Watch users to use their new watches independent of the iPhone.
Cheap wearables have always been key drivers in the wearable market, with Fitbit and Xiaomi going neck to neck for the top berth in the battle for market share. While budget wearables are showing potential this quarter, there’s now a growing need for Apple to come up with more innovative features for the Apple Watch.
Earlier this year, International Data Corporation (IDC) announced fresh statistic on Wearable market all over the world for the year 2016. The data included from basic health trackers to smartwatches. We can begin by saying that wearables are still alive as there has been a significant market growth. There has been a 16.9% year over year […]