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 […]
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 […]
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.
Artificial Intelligence has become a major part in our wearable interaction experience. The whole idea behind Artificial Intelligence is to make a computer, robot, software, or a device think intelligently, in the same way how humans thinks. For years we were relying on mouse and keyboards for input, but with time technology evolved. From laptop touch-pads we […]
Wearables can be distracting at times. Especially, when a person is driving. We saw it with the Google Glass, Snap Spectacles and even smartwatches. Apple just got a new patent that could place a limit on notifications on the Apple Watch in order to enhance driver safety. Its aim is to identify if you’re sitting […]
Wearables can track almost everything in our daily activities like movement, steps, sleep and heart rate. With so many wearables in the market today, selecting a fitness tracker can be a little difficult. The right wearable for you will depend on your individual needs and on how active your lifestyle is whether its step counting, sleep […]
Android Wear 2.0 just came out a few weeks back, the Huawei Watch 2 at MWC, the Levi’s/Google jacket at SXSW, and we also have a new Apple Watch with an update to WatchOS later this year. Overall, this year we are seeing smartwatches mature in terms of both hardware and software.
Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona had a few interesting smartphone & wearable launches. Although, the number of wearable launches were much lesser than the past years MWCs. Most of the wearables were in the smart-watch form factor.