Business owners are always trying to increase productivity in the workplace. They can introduce exercise breaks, have standing meetings and organise team-building days. However, in the manufacturing sector, these initiatives are unlikely to have an impact.
Alpha Micro Components announced the availability of the u-blox ZOE-M8B, a GNSS System-in-Package (SiP) that looks set to revolutionise small battery powered consumer devices, including portables and wearables. The ZOE-M8B SiP offers the best possible balance of power consumption and positional accuracy in its class.
Gemalto, the provider of digital security, is supplying Transatel, a provider in global mobile & IoT connectivity, with a remote subscription management platform. It will enable users of Windows 10 eSIM-equipped PCs to get online swiftly and seamlessly, from the moment they first power up their device.
A new research report from Juniper Research forecasts that specialised fitness wearables integrated into clothing and ear-based ‘hearables’ will grow from an expected 4.5 million shipped in 2018 to nearly 30 million in 2022, an increase of more than 550%. By contrast, conventional activity tracker shipments will only grow by 20% in that time.
According to Statista, there were 453 million connected wearable devices worldwide in 2018, a figure thatis predicted to increase to 593 million this year. While, unsurprisingly, the market is currently dominated by smart watches, you may be surprised at the benefits wearables
Blue Cedar announced a partnership with MediBioSense Ltd., the award-winning UK-based digital healthcare solutions innovator and distributor of VitalPatch®, the revolutionary wearable healthcare biosensor from VitalConnect.
As the need for complex, differentiated use cases for wearable devices grows, so too will their size and weight increase causing discomfort to users wanting to wear them daily. A recent study from the User Experience Strategies (UXS) service at Strategy Analytics “UXS Technology Planning Report: Wearables”,
u-blox, a provider in wireless and positioning modules and chips, announced the SARA-R412M, an LTE Cat M1, NB-IoT, and quad band 2G (EGPRS) module with worldwide coverage. Measuring just 16 x 26 mm, the module is the world’s smallest to provide both LTE and quad band EGPRS support in a single design.
Sierra Wireless, the provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the industry’s smallest, lowest power, multi-mode Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) cellular modules targeted at rapidly growing markets in asset tracking and connected industrial equipment, smart city, healthcare, agriculture and wearables.