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 […]
Reinventing the wheel isn’t always easy. The sentiment applies more so in the space of sensor tech, wherein the only advancements that can be made are more often in the efficiency of measurement, footprint reduction and more sensitive recording parameters. But then, there’s also the concept of reinventing the applications of the wheel. And that’s […]
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.
One of the major reasons people are vary of jumping onto the self-tracking wagon is privacy of their data. Granted, when you’re trusting a fitness tracker to record how much you’ve run and how your heart rate varies, you’re trusting a slew of services that are working in the background. How can that balance be achieved?
When the iPhone launched, it instantly became an integral part of the user’s lifestyle. The Apple Watch initially struggled like most wearables to prove its value to users. Over the last few Apple watchOS updates, it became more and more valuable becoming important for communication, fitness and so much more. watch OS 4 is another […]
Here’s an open secret to start things off: Connected technologies are evolving like never before. We’ve always seen the advent of wearable manufacturers and have seen different use cases for trackers, and while the market might be plateauing a little, it’s opening a window to explore more varied use cases.
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 […]
There are millions of people around the world who may not even have heard the term lifelogging or the Quantified Self but are self-tracking through an app or fitness tracker. In 2017 billions of smartphones have great sensors that consume minimal power, we have millions of cheap fitness trackers & smartwatches and we also do have a […]