A smart wristband for nocturnal cyclists
Five EPFL PhD students have developed a wristband that flashes when the rider reaches out to indicate a turn. Their invention was recognized at a European competition.
Review: LG Lifeband Touch needs a purpose
Smart capabilities have become the latest marketing pitch to sell more wristwatches, TVs, eyeglasses, refrigerators, cars and even toothbrushes. But have we figured out why they need to be smart?
Samsung envisions wearables using common system
Health sensors and devices can get better if rival companies work together, Samsung executives said Wednesday.
Radio wristbands set to reduce risk of groups losing people
Keeping track of large groups of children or vulnerable adults could be made a lot easier for those in charge of them, thanks to technology researchers at the University of Derby.
Smart sock for baby monitoring in funding campaign
Smart bracelet uses RFID to bleep dirty hands
"Is that a smartwatch you're not wearing?" Google's may actually appear
UP fitness wristbands get in stride with Android gadgets
UP fitness wristbands have gotten in stride with Android, keeping in step with the popularity of smartphones powered by the free Google software.
Jawbone adds muscle for fitness push
UP fitness wristband maker Jawbone on Monday announced the acquisition of a pair of young mobile app firms that add muscle to its push make smartphone lifestyles healthier.
Jawbone "Up" fitness wristbands get in shape
Wireless earpiece maker Jawbone on Tuesday released redesigned UP wristbands that combine fashion with smartphone lifestyles to help people along paths to improved fitness.
MIT lab working on wristband to allow for individual control of local building environment
Flaw makes Jawbone UP wristbands go down
US wireless earpiece maker Jawbone on Thursday apologized for a flaw that causes its fitness focused UP wristbands to go down and offered users their money back even if they keep the gadgets.
Wristbands ease nausea with cancer treatment
Cancer patients who wore acupressure wristbands had much less nausea while receiving radiation treatment, making the bands a safe, low-cost addition to anti-nausea medication, according to a study published in the Journal of ...