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Wearable biometrics employed for health monitoring and advice, work safety

Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN) has launched a study to evaluate the effectiveness of biometrics and other data gathered by…

 

Studies reveal smartwatch biometrics can detect COVID-19 before symptoms surface

Findings from some leading research institutions in the United States have confirmed that smartwatches and other wearables measuring biometrics like…

 

Whoop brings biometric health monitoring to PGA Tour as official wearable

The PGA Tour announced a new partnership with fitness tracking company Whoop to provide live insights into players’ biometrics during…

 

Fitbit research suggests wearable biometrics tracking can detect COVID-19

A new research paper published by Fitbit suggests the wearable could be used to detect COVID-19 by monitoring the wearer’s…

 

Fitness-tracker biometrics predict COVID-19 better than temps

Temperature checks, increasingly disparaged as COVID theater, can be outperformed as an illness indicator by fitness-tracker biometrics and self-reported symptoms,…

 

WHOOP health biometrics draw $100 million Series E financing round

Biometric fitness tracker company WHOOP announced a $100 million Series E financing round led by IVP, Yahoo! Sports reports. The…

 

Heart biometrics launched to Samsung wearables, military tests illness prediction with Garmin and Oura

Samsung wearables in the U.S. are gaining a biometric function, and the country’s military is testing wearables from Garmin and…

 

You can be biometrically impersonated using your Fitbit

European researchers say they have succeeded in writing software that can impersonate a human’s unique daily motion patterns, biometric data…

 

New biometric wearables may be coming from Apple and Alphabet, researchers work on health monitoring

A new line of earphones will be produced by Apple with biometric heart rate monitoring next year, according to a…

 

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…

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