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Wearable technology

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY NEWS

This new stretchable battery can power wearable electronics more securely

January 27, 2020 1:52 pm

Stanford researchers have developed an experimental device that promises to provide a safe and comfortable power source for technologies that must bend and flex with our bodies.

‘Looking good’ is no longer restricted to women; male beauty revolution is here

May 21, 2019 5:30 pm

While men have always strived to be handsome, stylish, successful, and of course, appealing to ladies, the grooming and the fashion industries are today setting the standards of male beauty.

Novel battery-powered, flexible heating patches can be stitched to clothes

December 17, 2018 4:43 pm

Personal thermal management, which focuses on heating the human body as needed, is an emerging potential solution. Such patches may also someday help warm anyone who works or plays outdoors, researchers said.

Huami launches Amazfit Pace, Amazfit Cor smartwatches in India: Price, features

September 10, 2018 12:25 pm

Huami has launched the Amazfit Cor and Amazfit Pace fitness trackers in India. Both devices offer up to 12 days of battery backup, and come with an optical heart rate monitor.

Indian entrepreneur team wins $1 million prize for women's safety device

June 07, 2018 5:41 pm

An Indian team has won the $1 million Anu and Naveen Jain Women's Safety XPRIZE, for creating a safety wearable device that can send emergency alerts to those women who have been threatened or assaulted.

Super-elastic electronic fibre capable of acting as sensors for smart clothes: Study

May 28, 2018 8:51 pm

Researchers have created a fiber with super-elasticity, that can act as an electric sensor. This advancement could guide wearable technology of the near future.

Wearable tech beats smartphone sales to power Asia's growth

May 14, 2018 5:25 pm

Until the recent past, smartphones dominated growth across Asian economies. As 2017 registered another drop in phone sales, wearable devices have picked up to fill the void left by declining phone sales in the continent.

Apple plans to update AirPods, expand wearable options

February 22, 2018 5:39 pm

Like its mobile devices, Apple is ready to upgrade the AirPods, the company's wireless earphones.

Inexpensive wearable sensor created from tissue paper

February 15, 2018 6:35 pm

Researchers have created a sensor out of wearable sensors the size of a Band-Aid, that could be used over a variety of applications.

Lithium-ion battery shaped like spine could power flexible electronics

February 05, 2018 7:25 pm

A lithium-ion battery shaped like the human spine will be able to power wearable electronics in the future, say scientists.