Tag: wearable tech

  • A left hand with a wearable watch and a right hand holding a smartphone.

    Examining the Role of Wearables Technology in the Workplace

    Companies are starting to deploy wearables in the workplace more often, research has found. Should you make the move?

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    The IoT Is More Than a Buzzword - and Growing Bigger

    Hindsight being 20/20 and all, it’s interesting to look back and see that 2015 was an eventful and interesting year for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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    Differentiating With Wearable Tech

    “Is there an app for that?”  These days, the answer to that question is invariably “yes.” A quick look at the app marketplace makes it clear: everyone is building an app. For everything.  But for many businesses, this is a waste of time and resources.

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  • Warning! CE Week Can Trigger Gadget Envy

    A 3D sound home cinema processor. A wearable device that uses low level light therapy to treat genetic hair loss. A baby monitor you can snap onto your child’s clothing. Oh my.

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  • Do You Really Want to Give Google Your Health Data

    Do You Really Want to Give Google Your Health Data?

    (Update: Google took on Apple in the health arena yesterday with the launch of Google Fit. The company announced the new initiative at its Google I/O Developers Conference in San Francisco. Google Fit is an open fitness and health tracking platform. The platform SDK will be available in just a few weeks. The news comes just a few weeks after after Apple announced HealthKit at its Worldwide Developers Conference. HealthKit, which will be bundled with Apple's new iOS 8, is a hub where you can monitor daily health stats and track data over time.) If reports are right, Google will announce its second attempt to tap into health data at its annual developer-focused

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  • How to Mine Gold from the Internet of Things

    How to Mine Gold from the Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has been an idea at the edge of market disruption for some time now, and a lot of companies are jumping into the game. Google acquired Nest to elbow its way into the smart home market. Samsung is pumping out smart watches at breakneck speed

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  • Wearable Tech Yep Its the New Black

    Wearable Tech? Yep, It's the New Black

    Forget Paris. Thanks to wearable tech, trendy accessories are likely to come from Silicon Valley these days. Ok ... Slight exaggeration. But no one can argue that wearable tech is hot. Products like the Jawbone UP and the Fitbit Force are two of the more popular connected devices you can

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  • Goodbye Dumb Clothes, Hello High Tech Wearables

    Someday, your children or grandchildren may ask you what it was like before clothing had intelligence. According to a soon to be released survey from Citrix, the tipping point between dumb and smart clothes — aka wearable tech — is just around the corner.

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