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Industrial Exoskeletons Give Workers a Lift – The Wall Street Journal
17 Jan
10:51

Industrial Exoskeletons Give Workers a Lift – The Wall Street Journal

30 Comments By Leigh Kamping-Carder Leigh Kamping-Carder The Wall Street Journal Biography @Leigh_KC leigh.kamping-carder@wsj.com Jan. 17, 2019 8:00 a.m. ET In September, German medical-technology company Ottobock debuted an industrial exoskeleton, which is being used at an auto mechanic’s shop in Göttingen, Germany. Photo: OTTOBOCK In the weld shop of Toyota […]

Wearable device’s affect on the workplace – KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis
17 Jan
11:20

Wearable device’s affect on the workplace – KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Please enable Javascript to watch this video SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. – VMware’s General Manager Shankar Iyer explains how wearable devices are changing the way we work. With everything from smart watches to smart glasses, Iyer describes how these personal devices will be used in the workplace, and how they will […]

10 Wearable Devices That Stole The Show At CES 2019 – CRN
16 Jan
11:42

10 Wearable Devices That Stole The Show At CES 2019 – CRN

Not Just For Your Wrist Anymore Wearables were everywhere at CES 2019, and not just the kind you wear on your wrist. After seeing slower growth in 2018, wearables are set to explode again, thanks to improved user experiences made possible by a growing ecosystem of applications […]

Spending on Wearables to Reach $60 Billion by 2023, Says Juniper Research – ECNmag.com
16 Jan
12:11

Spending on Wearables to Reach $60 Billion by 2023, Says Juniper Research – ECNmag.com

Wearable devices such as patient monitors and health trackers are becoming an important part of patient healthcare, according to research from Juniper Research. In a report titled “Digital Health: Disruptor Analysis, Country Readiness & Technology Forecasts 2018-2023, “the firm projects that wearable medical devices will account for $20 billion in […]

Watch your heart: Digital wearable technologies can help monitor your cardio activity – The Phuket News
16 Jan
12:40

Watch your heart: Digital wearable technologies can help monitor your cardio activity – The Phuket News

Launched last September, the Apple Watch Series 4 has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to operate an on-demand electrocardiogram. Though such an advancement could mean a leap forward in personal healthcare, it is still a subject of debate as to whether this incarnation of the […]

Wearable devices shipments hit 1.13 million in 2018 Q3 – The Punch
15 Jan
1:10

Wearable devices shipments hit 1.13 million in 2018 Q3 – The Punch

Feyisayo Popoola The International Data Corporation has said shipments of wearable devices in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa reached 1.13 million units in the third quarter of 2018. According to the latest insights from the IDC, the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker shows that shipments were up by 77.6 […]

Wearable Health Device Market Driven By Tech, Data Mining 01/15/2019 – MediaPost Communications
15 Jan
1:34

Wearable Health Device Market Driven By Tech, Data Mining 01/15/2019 – MediaPost Communications

Health-related gadgets and services featured prominently throughout CES 2019 — for good reason. Wearables — including health trackers and remote patient monitoring devices — are set to become a $20 billion industry by 2023, according to the latest forecast from Juniper Research. Better yet, the growth of assistive “hearables” —or […]

Wearable Materials Market $2.9 Billion by 2023 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™ – PRNewswire
14 Jan
2:01

Wearable Materials Market $2.9 Billion by 2023 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™ – PRNewswire

CHICAGO, January 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new research report “Wearable Materials Market by Application (Consumer Electronics, Medical, Industrial), Type (Silicones, Polyurethanes, Fluoroelastomers), Region (APAC, North America, Europe, South America,and Middle East & Africa) – Global Forecast to 2023“, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Wearable Materials Market size is […]

Microsoft patent filing shows wearable that mitigates involuntary movements – Digital Trends
14 Jan
2:30

Microsoft patent filing shows wearable that mitigates involuntary movements – Digital Trends

Microsoft hasn’t been short of new patent ideas recently, but this latest one could be huge for certain people. A patent application has shown Microsoft has looked into the possibility of wearable technology being used to help manage the symptoms of involuntary movements commonly suffered by those with Parkinson’s disease […]

Medibio Broadens Opportunities with Compatibility to Fitbit Wearable Devices for Mental Health Measurement – GlobeNewswire
13 Jan
2:51

Medibio Broadens Opportunities with Compatibility to Fitbit Wearable Devices for Mental Health Measurement – GlobeNewswire

SYDNEY, Australia and MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medibio Limited  (ASX:MEB) (OTCQB:MDBIF), the world leader in objective measurement technology for mental health, has recently enhanced the compatibility of its mobile app product to accept data from Fitbit devices equipped with heart rate monitors. The mobile app, named Medibio […]