Apple has become the clear leader in the wearables market, thanks to the popularity of the Series 3 Watches, IDC reports.
Though the Next Big Thing won’t appear for a while, we know what it will look like: a lightweight, always-on wearable that obliterates the divide between the stuff we see on screens and the stuff we see when we look up.
The dream of in-ear real-time translation goes back at least as far as Douglas Adams’s Babel Fish, a little alien that fits in a human ear, feeds on brain waves and, miraculously, excretes translations into the ear canal.
FITBIT SPENT ITS first decade selling activity trackers. With its latest moves, the company is starting to look less like a gear maker selling pricey accessories to fitness buffs and more like a medical-device company.
The FDA has given a regulatory green light to the first device that reduces opioid withdrawal symptoms.
IN AN ORDINARY hospital room in Los Angeles, a young woman named Lauren Dickerson waits for her chance to make history.
As part of Apple’s latest product update, the capabilities of its Watch have been expanded to offer more health tracking, including the potentially life-saving ability to detect heart irregularities.
Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bone, a senior inventor at IBM has forecast.
Scientists at MIT have developed a flexible sensor that patients can swallow. The sensor sticks to the stomach wall and can relay information about stomach peristalsis.
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have developed what they claim is by far the most powerful wearable fuel cells that run on sweat and produce enough electricity to energize small components such as LEDs and Bluetooth radios.
At the 2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) in Vancouver, Canada this week, researchers from the University of Minnesota are presenting a system that 3D prints objects directly onto a moving human body.