Category Archives: digital trends

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 […]

5 Must-Have Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant-Equipped Smart Home Device Accessories – Forbes
17 Jan
8:42

5 Must-Have Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant-Equipped Smart Home Device Accessories – Forbes

Once you’ve joined the ranks of smart speaker households, either by purchasing a Google Home or Amazon Echo, the next question you’ll ask is likely: “What can I do with it?” On their own, Google Home and Amazon Echo can play music, set timers, tell you the weather, and conduct […]

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 […]

Smart Home Diary: Let’s talk automation and scenes … – 9to5Mac
17 Jan
5:31

Smart Home Diary: Let’s talk automation and scenes … – 9to5Mac

One recurring theme I’ve seen in comments on my various Smart Home Diary pieces is the view expressed by some that a truly smart home ought to be automated. That pressing on-screen buttons on an iPhone does not equate to a smart home, only automation does. I have some sympathy […]

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 […]

August CEO on the smart home of the future – The Verge
16 Jan
2:20

August CEO on the smart home of the future – The Verge

August Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel chats with August CEO Jason Johnson about smart locks and the challenges of integrating various technologies within a smart home. They discuss whether every company needs to be a data collection company, and why it’s so difficult to be a hardware company in tech. [embedded […]

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 […]

Smart Home Diary: Repurposing an iPad Air as a home control panel for guest use – 9to5Mac
15 Jan
11:11

Smart Home Diary: Repurposing an iPad Air as a home control panel for guest use – 9to5Mac

I mostly control smart home devices via Siri, and even Steph has become a convert to the idea since we got HomePods. But while both Siri and the Home app make things very simple for us, things are trickier for guests – which is why I decided to put an […]

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 […]