News tagged with wearable devices

A Wi-Fi reflector chip to speed up wearables

Whether you're tracking your steps, monitoring your health or sending photos from a smart watch, you want the battery life of your wearable device to last as long as possible. If the power necessary to transmit and receive ...

dateJul 23, 2015 in Telecom
shares73 comments 0

Tiny wires could provide a big energy boost

Wearable electronic devices for health and fitness monitoring are a rapidly growing area of consumer electronics; one of their biggest limitations is the capacity of their tiny batteries to deliver enough power to transmit ...

dateJul 07, 2015 in Nanomaterials
shares294 comments 4

New conductive ink for electronic apparel

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. This new functional ink will enable electronic apparel such ...

dateJun 25, 2015 in Engineering
shares1242 comments 1

Fitbit races higher in healthy IPO surge

Fitbit, the company known for wearable devices promoting healthy lifestyles, saw its shares surge Thursday following the biggest stock offering this year for the tech sector.

dateJun 18, 2015 in Business
shares15 comments 0

Fitbit IPO could top $500 mn

Fitbit on Tuesday told US regulators that it may raise more than a half-billion dollars when it makes its New York Stock Exchange debut but remained mum as to when that would happen.

dateJun 02, 2015 in Business
shares18 comments 0