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Wearable Technology

Smart wearable devices are becoming an increasingly popular form of identification using biometric measurements and are set to replace traditional password and chip and pin authentication methods while continuing to assist both the fitness and medical industries.

 

Infineon powers biometric bracelet with gesture recognition, no screen

Several companies focusing on the development of biometric wearable devices have recently announced new products, partnerships, or investments. Infineon technology…

 

Biometric feedback in VR game doesn’t improve fun in small research sample

In real life, the world only seems to get more challenging as someone gets more emotional, but what happens when…

 

Flywallet closes second Seed round to advance biometric wearable platform

Flywallet has successfully closed a second Seed financing round to bring its ‘biometric wearable platform as a service’ to market, with…

 

Using real-time biometric data to bet on intense sports is almost here

Squash is fast and entertaining to watch, but is it cool enough for the Olympics? It might be if players…

 

Facebook plans smartwatch with biometrics, Apple Watch to upgrade health app

Facebook is considering an innovative design for its upcoming smartwatch with a biometric heart rate monitor and two detachable cameras,…

 

Stick close. Samsung announces a skin-mounted, flexible biometric device

Fitbits and similar biometric monitors are great as far as they go, but going can be problem. They only work…

 

Biometric health innovations for wearables advance towards market

Several companies have unveiled upgrades to their biometrics-powered wearable devices last week. LifeQ announced a $47 million investment funding round…

 

Apple, Theia Interactive explore biometric technologies for VR applications

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published a new head-mountable device patent application by Apple, which describes face…

 

Low-power biometric wearables and IoT partnership formed by Winbond and Ambiq

Semiconductor memory supplier Winbond has partnered with Ambiq to manufacture ultra-low-power system solutions for IoT (Internet of Things) devices and…

 

Researchers urge protection of athletes’ biometric data amid legal uncertainty

The increasing tracking and use of athletes’ biometric data, combined with growing interest in the data for a range of…

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