Wearable Technology News

Wearable technology is a part of the technology industry that is still dominated by early adopters. But advances are being made and companies are starting to come up with products that consumers will want or need. That makes it an exciting industry to following, so we at Wiser created the wearable technology news email. Wearable technology covers any device that you can wear, either as clothing or as an accessory. Typically those devices can connect to the internet for greater functionality. The fitness sector is where wearable technology has seen the greatest growth among consumers, with devices that measure things like heart rate and the number of steps that a person takes. But exciting things are also being done in other fields that will advance the technology even further. This includes in the military and the health sectors, which are both developing wearable technology that can monitor the health and condition of the wearer. To get the latest wearable technology news and information delivered direct to you inbox, sign up for our tailored email digest. It is the best way to stay up-to-date.

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Misfit launches Command hybrid smartwatch, combining classic watch looks with modern-day smarts
Pocket-lint : Latest Reviews • Max Langridge
Holiday gift ideas: Stylish wearables that give back all year
Dallas Morning News • Jim Rossman
Singapore wearable tech firm gets $4.5m for global expansion
Tech in Asia • Jack Ellis
The Future Of Mapping, According To The Creators Of Google Earth
Fast Company • Katharine Schwab
Samsung Gear S3 receives value pack update for Tizen 3.0
Android Community • Rei Padla
Nike exec looks back at FuelBand’s rise and fall, talks lessons of wearables 1.0
Mobihealthnews • Dave Muoio
PogoTec Files Form 1-A with the SEC to Launch a Regulation A+ IPO
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Apple Bought Augmented Reality Headset Company Vrvana
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Apple recently purchased Vrvana, a company that developed an augmented reality headset called Totem, reports TechCrunch. Two sources with knowledge of the deal confirmed the acquisition, but Apple declined to comment and did not provide its usual acquisition statement.TechCrunch says Apple did...
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Big Data, Business Intelligence Software
Transforming Athletics And Fitness With Analytics
digitalistmag.comTom Padgett
Some wish for it to happen, and others make it happen. When German tennis star Angelique Kerber hits the court to compete against the sport’s top-ranked players, she isn’t relying only on her exceptional physical skills. The 2016 Olympic silver medal winner...
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Wearable Technology
Misfit launches Command hybrid smartwatch, combining classic watch looks with modern-day smarts
Pocket-lint : Latest ReviewsMax Langridge
Misfit has announced the Command Hybrid smartwatch, a mash-up of fitness tracker and smartwatch in a sleek, minimalist body that at first glance looks like a regular analogue watch. It's available in a range of colours and with a either stainless steel...
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Apple Inc, Mobile Phones
Holiday gift ideas: Stylish wearables that give back all year
Dallas Morning NewsJim Rossman
I vividly remember owning a calculator watch back in the early 1980s. I was sure it was the coolest thing ever and I was going to ace all my math tests. It didn't quite work out that way, but from an early...
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Finance, Investment Industry
Singapore wearable tech firm gets $4.5m for global expansion
Tech in AsiaJack Ellis
Singapore-based startup KaHa – also known as CoveIoT – has raised US$4.5 million in funding from investors, including SPRING Seeds Capital and Titan. KaHa designs and builds wearables such as smartwatches and fitness trackers. It provides manufacturing services such as electronics design...
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Google Inc, Virtual Reality
The Future Of Mapping, According To The Creators Of Google Earth
Fast CompanyKatharine Schwab
In 2001, John Hanke had an idea. What if you could create a searchable, digital version of the entire Earth–and it’d all be easily accessible through a web browser? Fast-forward three years. His little mapping visualization startup Keyhole was acquired by a...
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Samsung Gear S3 receives value pack update for Tizen 3.0
Android CommunityRei Padla
The Samsung Gear S3 has turned a year old already but the wearable is said to be still powerful and feature-rich. It has remained to be one of the best wearables today, according to the South Korean tech giant, for its design...
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Nike exec looks back at FuelBand’s rise and fall, talks lessons of wearables 1.0
MobihealthnewsDave Muoio
Just half a decade ago, Nike was among the driving forces bringing fitness wearables to the mainstream.
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Copyright, Financial Regulatory Bodies
PogoTec Files Form 1-A with the SEC to Launch a Regulation A+ IPO
BusinessWire
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PogoTec, Inc., an innovator in wearable devices, today announced that on November 16, 2017, it filed an Offering Statement on Form 1-A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to launch a Regulation A+ initial public offering (“IPO”). This...
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5 workplace well-being trends to watch in 2018
benefitsproAnn Wyatt
Workplace well-being programs, it seems, have never been more popular. From technology advances (especially those in the wearable tech space) to increased corporate interest to more media coverage, workplace well-being programs are on everyone’s minds these days. It’s also trend season—which means...
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