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Interview with Greg Gallagher – founder of Snuza

“The alarm went off this morning around 5 am to let me know that my daughter had not taken a breath in 20+ seconds, I was able to wake her and she started breathing again”. This is a story of one of many parents that have experienced the benefits of using Snuza. We are very excited to have this South African baby monitoring company as one of our exhibitors at this year´s MEDICA.  Please read a short interview with Greg Gallagher...

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Building Block for Leveraging the Future of Medical Technology.

WT | Wearable Technologies will be exhibiting at MEDICA for the 7th consecutive year. One of our co-exhibitors this year is Vivalnk. We made an interview with Lucia Nguyen to discuss more about eSkin technology and so much much more. Can you tell us more abouteSkin™ technology? eSkin technology is the culmination of over a decade of research and development. It is essentially a printed circuit board with sensors on a substrate...

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Fatigue – A Silent Killer!

SmartCap tackles a very important topic – fatigue! There have been thousands of cases each year of drivers falling asleep while driving. In fact, fatigue related accidents kill more people each year than alcohol. We talked to Dush Wimal, the CEO of SmartCap to tell us more about the solution that can save many lives each year. SmartCap offers a solution to vehicle drivers fighting fatigue. Can you tell us more about it? At SmartCap...

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Beginning Of a New Era!

We interviewed our exhibitor Heikki Raisanen from Emfit and asked him a few questions about wearables and beyond. You will also have the opportunity to meet the team at our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2016 ASIA that will be taking place in Hong Kong on October 12. Can you explain a bit more about your involvement in wearables? We are a sensor manufacturer, but we also manufacture whole products with focus in health tech,...

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We Keep Athletes Safer

We are very happy to present Innovation World Cup finalist and our exhibitor at our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2016 USA that will be taking place on July 12 and 13 in beautiful Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. We talked to Anthony Gonazales, Executive Director at Fitguard to find out more about their product and their experiences with the wearable market. Please explain your product to those that have never heard of it...

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Smart Helmets Will Keep You Safe

Protecting your head is the rule of thumb while riding a bike or working on a construction site. Not only that it keeps you safe, helmets have become imbedded with different technologies in the past few years that gives you a totally different experience. LifeBEAM is a smart helmet that monitors your heart rate, counts your calories, gives you an accurate analysis of your performance, and protects your head. Optical heart-rate sensor...

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Why You Shouldn’t Have Missed The MWC 2016

The highly anticipated Mobile World Congress has come to an end. Besides hosting Mark Zuckerberg as a guest speaker, the event also marked 2016 as the year with interesting announcements and new partnerships. Let´s start with the announcement between MasterCard and WISeKey. These two companies have partnered to enable contactless payments on select luxury brand watches and other forms of wearables. The partnership adds new devices and...

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Living With Alzheimer’s

Memory loss, disorientation are all symptoms of Alzheimer disease. It´s painful to see when your loved one doesn’t recognize the area where they lived their whole life. To keep them safe and sound we decided to write an article about wearables that will help you face this disease. Clevercare is an emergency alarm that allows patients with memory loss to be a bit more independent. This wristband is cool because it allows patients to...

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LYCOS is simplifying a new problem!

We have done an interview with Brad Cohen, President & Chief Strategy Officer at Lycos. Mr. Cohen will be speaking at WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in Munich on January 27 in session “Integrating Wearables in a Bigger Context”. Have a look at our article too find out more about Lycos´s view on wearable market. Can you outline your new line of wearables and their ecosystem to our readers? LYCOS has been a pioneer in the...

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Staying Nice And Warm!

Are you always cold or start freezing real fast? Don’t worry! We have prepared a collection of smart heating garments that will make your winter days warm and cozy. Adaptive Textiles Technology with Active Cooling and Heating – or in short ATTACH – is a new project led by Joseph Wang, professor of Nano engineering at UC San Diego. The project was just granted the funds that will allow them to develop smart fabric that potentially...

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Detecting Breast Cancer!

Breast cancer is one of those things every woman has in the back of her mind as she grows older; especially if breast cancer runs in the family. We have all heard that an actress Angelina Jolie decided for double mastectomy when finding out she carries the gene which would increase her risk of potentially fatal breast cancer for 87 percent. This reaction is not out of the ordinary. Breast cancer is frightening, but with wearables there...

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Healing With Light

Latest medical studies have shown that light therapy has a positive effect on the human body. People living in the north, where there is less sun light are more likely to struggle with depression and tiredness. Light therapy is often recommended for the symptoms that include stress, anxiety, lethargy and fatigue. It is not only used for minimizing the effect of winter blues because there are other benefits as well. First off, let´s...