Wearable Devices

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Fitbit has launched a study to test if wearable devices can detect irregular heart rhythms
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Fitbit has launched a study to test if wearable devices can detect irregular heart rhythms

Fitbit says the study will fill that purpose and generate data for its regulatory submissions around the world.

Researchers develop algorithm to predict blood pressure using machine learning
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Researchers develop algorithm to predict blood pressure using machine learning

The team collected sleep, exercise and blood pressure data from eight patients over 90 days.

Myntra Wearable Platform announced alongside new Blink Go wearable device
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Myntra Wearable Platform announced alongside new Blink Go wearable device

Myntra Blink Go smart wearable device comes with Sports Mode to track exercise and workouts.

Scientists develop new biometric-based authentication system that uses body sweat as authentication
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Scientists develop new biometric-based authentication system that uses body sweat as authentication

The approach would not only improve on current authentication methods, but also help people with certain disabilities to authenticate devices with ease.

MWC 2017: Fitness trackers and smartwatches are finding it difficult to gain long term importance
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MWC 2017: Fitness trackers and smartwatches are finding it difficult to gain long term importance

Consumers are snapping up fitness trackers, smartwatches and other connected wearable gadgets - but huge numbers wind up in drawers unused after just a few months once the novelty wears off.

Gartner predicts over 274 million wearable electronic devices will be sold in 2016
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Gartner predicts over 274 million wearable electronic devices will be sold in 2016

Gartner, Inc. forecasts that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016, an increase of 18.4 percent from 232.0 million units in 2015

Global wearables shipments to surpass 200 million in 2019, driven by smartwatch growth: IDC
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Global wearables shipments to surpass 200 million in 2019, driven by smartwatch growth: IDC

The worldwide wearable device market (commonly referred to as wearables) will see continued growth as second- and third-generation iterations reach the market.

By 2018, 50 percent consumers in mature markets will use smartphones or wearables for mobile payments
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By 2018, 50 percent consumers in mature markets will use smartphones or wearables for mobile payments

Mobile payments are gaining acceptance among consumers in North America, Japan and some countries in Western Europe, according to Gartner, Inc., with half of consumers in mature markets expected to be using smartphones or wearables for mobile payments by 2018.

11.4 million wearable devices were shipped globally in Q1  2015: Report
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11.4 million wearable devices were shipped globally in Q1 2015: Report

The global wearable devices market recorded its eighth straight quarter of steady growth with shipments touching 11.4 million units in the January-March quarter, research firm IDC said.

Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' closer to reality
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Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' closer to reality

Scientists are developing a new technology that could transform any smartphone into a Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' capable of identifying the chemical components of objects from a distance.

Instagram will come to BlackBerry and Windows Phone before Google Glass: CEO
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Instagram will come to BlackBerry and Windows Phone before Google Glass: CEO

It seems like Instagram is looking at first extending its services to BlackBerry and Windows Phone before thinking about Google Glass...