Righting the wrongs of wrist raising

The constant flick and raise of a wrist to activate some smartwatches can be almost as exerting and challenging as a workout. These are the user observations that drove the team at global smartwatch manufacturer, Amazfit, to evolve its design…

Sensing solutions for the environment and fitness

Whether at home, in the office or outdoors, we all want the air around us to be clean and safe to breathe. To address this growing need, Bosch Sensortec has announced the BME AI-Studio Server software for the BME688: The…

Smart tattoos and the future of wearables

The wearable market is expected to reach $57,653m, globally, by 2022. Wearable technology, commonly known as wearables, have become quite popular among consumers over a past decade. These are modern electronic devices that can be worn as accessories, installed in…

The appeal of Bluetooth watches

– Originally written by Franz Dugand, director of Sales & Marketing, Wireless IoT BU, CEVA – Smart phones are unquestionably powerful and all-capable but, in some ways, they’ve become the new ‘luggable’. Rather bulky, somewhat heavy and not as convenient…

NeoCortec makes a move in sign of business confidence

Danish wireless sensor network company, NeoCortec has moved to new premises in the Copenhagen suburb of Skovlunde. The new site was chosen to meet the company’s plans to increase production and expand the business. CEO, Thomas Steen Halkier, said: “We…

Being the change in global healthcare

The global health IT and medical technology conference held by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a key date in the calendar of any healthcare professional. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the pressures faced by healthcare organisations…

Israeli stroke therapy tech startup raises $40m funding round

Israeli stroke therapy technology startup, BrainQ, has announced a $40m funding round led by Hanaco Ventures, along with Dexcel Pharma, and Peregrine Ventures, bringing the total raised by the company to over $50m, adding to support already secured from existing investors OurCrowd, Norma, Sailing…

Olive adopts AWS to create the Internet of Healthcare

Olive, the automation company creating the Internet of Healthcare, has announced a strategic relationship today with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to leverage cloud computing to make healthcare more efficient and affordable for patients and organisations. Running on AWS, Olive’s workflow…

Cyber security reality in hospitals not aligned with perception

CyberMDX, a cyber security provider dedicated to protecting IoT and medical devices for health delivery worldwide, has announced the release of the Perspectives in Healthcare Security Report. The report, done in collaboration with Philips, examines attitudes, concerns, and impacts on medical…

Using IoT to keep medical factories running during the COVID-19 pandemic

Olympus Corporation, Japanese manufacturer of optics and reprography products with headquarters in Tokyo, has deployed in its Japanese factories the ‘Tracking Solution for Infectious Diseases (COVID-19)’ provided by Macnica Networks, a global network, security and cloud solutions provider with headquarters in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture,…