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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Facebook Inc, Virtual Reality
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Getting useful data from wearables still a challenge for doctors
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Patients generate more health-related data from wearable technology all the time—but that doesn’t always mean doctors can use it. As the number of wearable devices capable of tracking health-related metrics continues to grow, the ultimate utility of fitness trackers and wrist-worn heart...
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Google Sister Co. Verily Introduces Health Watch
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Alphabet, Google's parent company, expects to close in the second half of 2017 the final portion of a "non-controlling" investment in life science company Verily from Temasek, a Singapore-based investment firm. The first investment in Verily, a company working on projects like...
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