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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…

 

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…

 

Oura raises $100M, Sencure $1.8M in busy biometric wearables market

Oura secures the headline figure, but Sencure has also raised funding to develop its wearable biometrics for health monitoring, as…

 

Maxim heart-rate biometrics sensors to run B-Secur HeartKey algorithm

B-Secur has launched a new ultra-low-power health sensor hub for heartbeat biometrics monitoring developed in collaboration with IoT firm Maxim…

 

Biometric wearables make inroads for health monitoring: BioStrap, Whoop, Oura and BioIntelliSense

BioStrap and Whoop bracelets, Oura Rings and BioStickers are all showing promise for biometric health and fitness monitoring, in a…

 

Whoop provides biometric health monitoring for Arctic paratroopers

Whoop has partnered with the U.S. military to provide biometric health tracking to its 25th Infantry Division based in Alaska,…

 

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…

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