Study analyzes benefits of tracking devices for auto insurance

The virtual black box of the automotive set, whether it's vehicle plug-in technology or merely a cellphone app while motoring, may lower insurance rates for many drivers. But a new business study involving Washington University ...

Pressure sensor can identify early stages of flat feet

A team of researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) have designed a device for measuring pressure on human feet. Its applications include pediatric illnesses and monitoring the physical condition of professional ...

New iPhones, wearable device expected

Along with larger iPhones, Apple is poised to unveil a wearable device—marking its first major entry in a new product category since the iPad's debut in 2010.

LG to launch new smartwatch this year

LG will launch its first smartwatch in 2014, the head of its mobile unit said Monday, tapping into the nascent market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's new source of growth.

Apple is granted hover and heart-rate monitoring patents

(Phys.org) —Apple has been awarded patents that include one for an accurate touch and hover panel, originally filed back in 2010, and another for an embedded heart rate monitor, originally filed in 2009. Details of the ...

Security experts sound medical device malware alarm

(Phys.org)—Speakers at a government gathering revealed more reasons for nervous patients to get out their worry beads over future hospital stays. Besides staph infections, wrong-side surgeries and inaccurate dosages, there ...

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