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Finger sweat can power wearables, say UCSD researchers

A flexible strip developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego can turn the touch of a finger into a source of power for wearable electronic devices. [...]

Health Canada clears Myant health-monitoring underwear

Health Canada has cleared health monitoring underwear from Onatrio-based Myant. The textile computing company has secured clearance for its biosensing Skiin underwear. This Class II medical device clearance allows [...]

Zepp launches wearable chip and smartwatch OS

Chinese firm Zepp Health, formerly Huami, introduced a smart wearable chip, smartwatch operating system and blood pressure measurement technology at its annual developers conference this month. The Huangshan 2s [...]

Cardiologs puts remote cardiac monitoring in smartwatches

Cardiologs, a French specialist in artificial intelligence (AI) cardiology diagnostics, is showing how to use smartwatches for remote cardiac patient monitoring at this week’s Heart Rhythm conference in Boston, [...]

Stanford engineers develop calorie-counting wearable

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a calorie burn measurement system that is cheap and more accurate than a smartwatch. Whereas smartwatches and smartphones tend to be off by [...]

TPI app gamifies health and fitness

Taiwanese companies First Life Insurance and TPI Software collaborated to build a health and fitness mobile app including a step tracker featuring gamification and interactivity with rewards. Called Qwalker, [...]

Deutsche Telekom certifies Telit module for 5G

Deutsche Telekom has certified Telit’s FN980 sub-6 5G module for use on the operator’s 5G networks across Europe. Designed for global use, the module is suitable for high-performance and [...]

Gurtam joins IMC to expand beyond GPS tracking

European software provider Gurtam has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) as a sustaining member to find broader markets for its Wialon IoT platform that connects remote devices installed [...]

Vodafone doubles sites for UK NB-IoT network

Vodafone has doubled the number of sites in its UK NB-IoT network to meet the increasing demand for IoT services. Coverage has reached 98% of its network. The carrier [...]

Losant supports SNMP among platform improvements

A platform release from Ohio-based Losant focuses on its edge compute platform features, with added support for a new protocol, the ability to run edge workflows shipped with hardware, [...]

US Air Force picks IoT start-up to secure nuclear data

The US Air Force has awarded a contract to a local Austin small business to secure IoT data from remote, nuclear launch sites. Vitro Technology, a deep tech start-up, [...]

Soracom blends connectivity for IoT

IoT connectivity firm Soracom has launched Soracom Arc, a service that allows anyone developing IoT products to leverage the Japanese company’s IoT platform using any internet connection, including cellular, [...]