WHOOP: Pushing Performance, Preventing Injury

WHOOP has found a niche in the wearables world. It’s not worn by the average FitBit user (a self-directed classification) – instead, it’s used by elite athletes, coaches, and [...]

Sensara: Unobtrusive and Invisible Monitoring for Aging at Home

Sensara is a Dutch company focused on helping the elderly age gracefully at home. Sensara’s mission is clear, “We provide a way of unobtrusive and invisible monitoring – the user doesn’t [...]

Evermind: Use Appliances to Monitor Loved Ones As They Age

Evermind uses household appliances to monitor daily activities of the aging at home population. The device looks like an adapter and can be plugged into any home AC outlet, with the monitored [...]

Beddit And Forget It: Unobtrusive Sleep Tracking Unveils Habits

The Beddit Sleep Tracker uses ballistocardiography (BCG) to track activity including heartbeat, respiration, and movement, in order to analyze sleep quality, duration, and patterns. Unlike other [...]

Project POLE: Tracky Senses Entire Body Movements, Enhances Workout

  Fitness tracking and training is becoming a global phenomenon. Project POLE is a Bangalore, India based technology company focused on designing wearable technology for sports and fitness [...]

Ovatemp: A Natural Way To Improve Pregnancy Chances

Whether you are trying to conceive or trying to avoid pregnancy, Ovatemp helps women either time their intercourse with ovulation, or interpret natural fertility symptoms to avoid pregnancy. The [...]

January is for Healthcare

The dust has finally settled from a barrage of January healthcare conferences, from CES, to JPMorgan to Health 2.0’s WinterTech. To recap, here are the highlights from the major releases and [...]

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Moov: A Smart Fitness Coach That Challenges and Improves Your Fitness

Moov is a new wearable that combines fitness tracking with real-time audio coaching. The device can be worn on your wrist or ankle* and sync’d with various apps depending on workout type. Moov is [...]

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StethoCloud: A Connected Stethoscope for Parents and Doctors Alike

Dr. Andrew Lin and Dr. Hon Weng Chong, founders of StethoCloud, have designed and built an inexpensive smartphone stethoscope that can be used by parents and doctors alike. The device is easy [...]

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Difficulties in Making Wearables, Because Hardware is Hard

A number of reports on Nike restructuring their FuelBand division came out this past week. The fitness giant confirmed layoffs in its Digital Sports division and as CNET reported, “As early as [...]

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