Is hearable tech really the latest thing in wearables?

While wearable tech has been thrown a few curve balls over the last 12 months, leading to ultimately a consolidation in wearables (think Fitbit’s purchase of Pebble Watch) and a decline in the sale of wearable devices, one subset that continues to advance significantly is hearable tech. From wearable in-ear language translators to Sgnal’s fingertip phone calls […]


Love my health wearable, hate its sickly battery

Wearables owners in the U.S. can be split into two camps: fitness tracker and smartwatch owners, the former slightly more popular due to Fitbit’s hold on the market. So it’s no surprise to see health functionality as one of the most important reasons for owning or wanting to own a wearable in a survey conducted […]

Accuracy in biometric wearables is consumers’ top priority

While comfort and long battery life are pretty cool, a recent survey found that consumers most desire accuracy from their wearable devices. An article by Mobile ID World reported survey results from a joint poll of 706 Americans by biometric wearable-maker Valencell and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group. MEMS stands for Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems. The survey found […]