Portable Bluetooth LE ECG monitors enable heart health monitoring in the home

Chinese biomedical company Borsam Biomedical Instruments has launched its ‘Wireless ECG monitor event recorder’ and ‘ECG holter recorder’ home echocardiograms (ECGs), enabling individuals to easily monitor their heart health in the home or remotely from hospital. The event recorder can be held to the wearer’s chest to record their ECG data, while the holter is

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Blackline Safety sets new standard in connected worker safety with launch of G6

San Diego, United States – Blackline Safety Corp., a global provider in connected safety technology, continues to trailblaze in the industrial worker safety market with the launch of a new connected wearable to transform single-gas detection. The all-new G6 personal gas detector – unveiled at the National Safety Council (NSC) Safety Congress & Expo in San Diego

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VeriSilicon announces the one-stop VeriHealth chip design platform for smart healthcare applications

San Jose, United States – VeriSilicon, a silicon platform as a service (SiPaaS) company, announced the launch of its customisable one-stop health chip design platform-VeriHealth. Based on VeriSilicon’s own low-power IP series and advanced SoC customisation technologies, VeriHealth provides a complete wearable health monitoring solution from chip design to reference application development at a platform

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Nordic-powered wearable provides location tracking and fall detection for Alzheimer’s sufferers

Californian technology company Saluswear Corp. has released a wearable designed to track and monitor individuals suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia, or autism. The ‘SalusWear’ device employs Nordic Semiconductor-powered LTE-M connectivity and GNSS to report the location of the wearer to family, friends, or caregivers in the event they go missing, or if they have potentially been

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Despite post-pandemic slump worldwide wearable shipments to reach 344mn by the end of 2022, says ABI

London, United Kinggdom. 11 August, 2022 – Demand for wearables and accessories slowed during 2021 due to economic and geopolitical factors impacting consumer’s priorities. Yet, despite this decline, global technology intelligence firm ABI Research expects continuous growth from now until 2027.

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Garmin Enduro 2 ultraperformance smartwatch adds mapping, touchscreen and its longest-ever battery life

Olathe, United States. 09 August, 2022 – Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced the Enduro-2 ultraperformance multisport GPS smartwatch. Purpose built for endurance athletes, the rugged yet lightweight Enduro 2 includes built-in TopoActive maps with multicontinent coverage, a superbright LED flashlight and Garmin’s exclusive SatIQ technology to help optimise battery performance. What’s more, enhanced

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Neosensory launches new hearing loss solution, outperforming hearing aids

San Mateo, United States. 09 August, 2022 – Neosensory, a technology company designing solutions for hearing health, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest solution: a wristband for people with hearing loss to experience speech without hearing aids or invasive surgery. Clarify is a ground-breaking wristband and the first alternative to hearing aids and sound amplifiers

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Trainerize partners with Garmin to bring deeper insights to personal coaches

Vancouver, Canada. 03 August, 2022 – Trainerize, the fitness business software making wellness accessible by empowering businesses to better engage with their members, announces its latest integration with Garmin, a global provider of smartwatches, fitness trackers and digital health solutions.

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Nordic-powered wearable lasts up to five days between charges with continuous physiological data monitoring

Oslo, Norway. 25 July, 2022 – U.S based human performance company, WHOOP, has launched a health monitoring wearable that can perform continuous physiological data monitoring for up to five days without requiring recharge. The ‘WHOOP 4.0’ monitors the wearer’s heart rate, heart rate variability, blood oxygen saturation, sleep data, strain, and skin temperature, and can

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AFL industry innovator becomes the RTLS-driven US factory of the future with Pozyx technology

Ghent, Belgium – Pozyx, a provider of RTLS (real-time location systems) and ART (advanced real-time tracking) solutions, proves how innovation in ultra accurate location technology optimises industry process efficiency, bringing truly smart manufacturing one step closer to reality, and setting the stage for the decade ahead.

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Ericsson and Tampnet bring IoT connectivity management to offshore industries

The vast oceans and seas of the world are proving no barrier to Ericsson’s IoT connectivity capabilities as the company teams up with offshore communications network provider, Tampnet, to improve operational efficiency and worker safety at some of the world’s toughest and remotest workplaces.

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Truphone enables mass IoT deployments with iSIM collaboration

Truphone has announced that, in collaboration with Sony Semiconductor Israel Ltd., a cellular IoT chipset provider, and Kigen, a global security provider, it has enabled its IoT platform and global connectivity to run on the integrated SIM of Sony’s Altair cellular IoT chipsets, powered by Kigen iSIM OS.

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Healthtech wearable glucose tracker Ultrahuman raises $17.5mn in series B funding

Ultrahuman, a metabolic fitness platform, has raised US$17.5 million (€14.87 million), as it aims to help more than a billion people in the world suffering from a metabolic health disorder. This brings the total funds raised so far to $25mn (€21.24 mn).

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IoT: Driving greater productivity, revenue and safety

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to not only cause a digital revolution, but a fundamental shift in the way businesses and enterprises operate across the world.

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IoT : Driving greater productivity, revenue and safety

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to not only cause a digital revolution, but a fundamental shift in the way businesses and enterprises operate across the world.

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Solar harvesting to increase runtime of space-constrained wearable and IoT applications

Designers of space-constrained designs can now significantly increase runtime with the MAX20361 single-/multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

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