Tagged wearables


Could patients benefit from using exoskeletons?

IUVO, a spin-off company of The BioRobotics Institute in the field of wearable technologies, has received a joint investment from automation company Comau and orthopaedics company Össur. IUVO is hoping to create wearable, intelligent and active tools that improve both patients’ and workers quality of life. The spin-off was founded in 2015 by a team…


Fat burning wearable surpasses $1.5M funding

The company behind the weight management wearable headset, Modius, has successfully completed its first Indiegogo campaign. Neurovalens surpassed its target goal of $50,000 in four hours and raised $1.59 million from 4,000 backers. Modius works by using electrical stimulation on the vestibular nerve, which controls sound and balance information from the ear to the brain….


Behavioural change software aims to tackle obesity

A behavioural change technology company has unveiled its software at the Health 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, California.  The company, Klue, was selected as one of 12 companies selected to be part of Health 2.0’s Launch! Panel at the Fall Conference. Klue’s CEO and co-founder Katelijn Vleugels demonstrated Klue’s software which recognises subtle hand movements…


This tattoo can monitor your health

The future of wearables may not lie in the hardware developed by the likes of Fitbit and Samsung but in smart tattoos. Researchers from Harvard and MIT developed smart tattoo ink that can monitor different health metrics such as dehydration and blood sugar. The Dermal Abyss tattoo changes colour to reflect changes in the wearer’s…

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