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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…

 

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…

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