Android Wear 2.0 update may arrive on February 9th
Published in Wearables


Along with two new LG flagship smartwatches


Google’s software platform for wearables may be receiving its first major update on February 9th, according to the latest information from at least one known reliable Twitter source who does his job fairly well.

New wearables from PKvitality monitor glucose, lactic acid levels
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CES innovation award showcase nominees


Although the overall wearable device market was projected to decline this year as a consequence of redundant functionality with most smartphone apps, a small handful of companies have managed to develop around the sales plateau with some useful technology for diabetics and athletes.

US wearables market growth is slow
Published in News
Friday, 23 December 2016 07:27

US wearables market growth is slow


But still 15.8 percent of US adult population

The market for wearable devices including smartwatches and fitness trackers in the US is progressing along at a rather slow pace of just 25 percent year-over-year, according to the latest industry estimates.

Google to release two flagship smartwatches in Q1 2017
Published in Wearables


Will not be Google or Pixel branded


Google is reported to be set to announce two new smartwatches in Q1 2017 based on Android Wear 2.0 platform, a redesigned version of Android geared towards wearable devices.

Intel denies exiting the wearables market
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 14:42

Intel denies exiting the wearables market


Appears to admit downsizing

Chipzilla has denied rumours that it is exiting the wearables market – even if it appears to have just started announcing layoffs in the department.

E-textiles fit the wearer, not the starer
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Monday, 07 November 2016 15:56

E-textiles fit the wearer, not the starer


Market growing rapidly

Research by Occams said that the e-textile market is booming at over 36 percent compound annual growth rate.

Wearables will help your health
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Wednesday, 19 October 2016 17:17

Wearables will help your health

Deep learning at bodily level

A research analyst has forecast that the market in health related wearables will revolutionize the lives of people suffering from diabetes.

China churning out wearables
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016 13:35

China churning out wearables


Increase of 13.2 percent

Beancounters from IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that China shipped 9.54 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2016.

Acer, Asustek and Samsung to talk wearables soon
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In the week leading up to the IFA 2016 tradeshow in Berlin several brand vendors are preparing to launch what they think are next-generation wearable devices including offerings from Acer, Asustek and Samsung.

Mass-produced robot in shops in October
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A bit more expensive than predicted


The Jibo robot will be in the shops in October which is later and about $200 more than expected.