Imec, a non-profit R&D innovation organization, has introduced a wearable device that integrates wireless eye-tracking technology into regular eyeglasses.
New wearable devices continue to make an impact on wellness and fitness. The most recent example: a wearable device that can gauge muscle-tendon tension during workouts, or just walking.
Medical professionals and patients alike have long been frustrated by bandages that do not properly stick, or easily become unglued–but MIT may have devised a sticky solution with a thin, lightweight, rubberlike film.
British scientists have discovered a next-generation wearable brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet and allows patients to move freely while being scanned. This is said to be a development that could have great impact on neural care for children and the elderly.
Recent data shows that employers are opening their budgets to accommodate the growing trend of adding wearables to employee wellness programs. According to a study by Salesforce, 86% of employers who have adopted wearables plan to increase their spending for the devices over the next 12 months.