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.


Biometric heart monitor and depth mapping for gesture recognition described in Apple patent filings

A biometric monitor for measuring heart health is among several patent filings from Apple to be published recently, Patently Apple reports….


Designers create a sticky battery patch to power your wearables

People are advised to never sweat the small stuff, but what if their sweat could power at least power-sipping electronics…


B-Secur partners with LifeQ to bring high-accuracy heart-rate biometrics and monitoring to wearables

A collaboration to produce superior heartbeat biometric and health monitoring capabilities for wearables has been agreed to by B-Secur and LifeQ….


Biometric wearable technologies launched for heart and patient tracking, worker exertion, auto racing

Huami, parent company of global wearable brand Amazfit, has brought its wearable AI chip to public release to provide the…


Duke biometric wearable study for early COVID-19 detection expands with iOS launch, Fitbit and Garmin partnerships

The ‘CovIdentify’ study to track biometric data for early COVID-19 detection, being led by researchers Duke University, is expanding in…


WVU and partners develop wearable biometric platform for early COVID-19 symptom prediction

The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) and WVU Medicine in partnership with Oura Health have developed a biometric digital platform that…


NNTC upgrades biometric software for AR smart glasses for scale and 5G

UAE-based developer NNTC has upgraded its biometric facial recognition system for Vuzix AR glasses to allow hundreds of wearable devices or…


Apple updates patent to include biometric sensors in AR devices for virtual meetings

Apple has moved forward with patent work on smartglasses or head mounted displays (HMD) devices with biometric eye sensors for…


Proxy to base digital ID signals on continuous biometrics from wearables with Motiv acquisition

Proxy has acquired smart ring maker Motiv, and is bringing a majority of its employees on board to bring digital…


MIT, Caltech researchers each develop wearable biosensors to monitor vital signs

A group of researchers from MIT have embedded biometric sensors into fabric to make clothes that can remotely monitor temperature,…

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