Apple Watch's worldwide preview kicks off

Japanese tech fans got their first look Friday at the Apple Watch, with would-be early buyers queuing for a "trial fitting" in Tokyo's chic Omotesando area.

Apple Watch to spark wearable tech growth: IDC

Wearable technology devices are seeing a growth surge that is likely to continue over the next few years, helped by the soon-to-be-released Apple Watch, a market tracker said Monday.

Will next-generation wearable sensors make us healthier?

There is certainly no shortage of headlines on wearable sensors these days. "A contact lens measures your glucose level." "New electronic tattoos could help monitor health during normal daily activities." A "headband can ...

SatisFactory project for more attractive factories launched

Known as either "Industrial Revolution 4.0" or as "Industrial Renaissance", the need for visionary industrial approaches is widely recognized in the European Union. SatisFactory, a three-year research project funded by the ...

In Japan, happiness is... wearable sensors?

It is a problem that has defeated generations of philosophers, poets and painters, but one Japanese company thinks it has come up with a way of knowing for sure if people are happy.

Bracelet that monitors real-time health signs for the elderly

The trend of wearable devices (smart accessories) like bracelets, sunglasses and watches, is rarely focused on the elderly population. However, Mexican Francisco Lopez-Lira Fennel, who lives in Spain, wants these devices ...

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