wearable devices

Global wearables market to grow 17% in 2017, 310M devices sold, $30.5BN revenue: Gartner

 Analyst Gartner is expecting to see growth of 16.7 per cent, year-over-year, across the global wearables market this year, which encompasses a variety of device types and form factors — from smartwatches to body-worn cameras and even head-mounted displays.  Read More

Fitbit turns teens off exercising, study finds

 Fitness tracker makers would have you believe that all that stands between you and the motivation to get up off your couch and get healthy is their shiny wearable device. But a new study conducted by researchers in the UK found groups of teenager...

Apple’s Watch can detect an abnormal heart rhythm with 97% accuracy, UCSF study says

 According to a study conducted through heartbeat measurement app Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco, the Apple Watch is 97 percent accurate in detecting the most common abnormal heart rhythm, when paired with an AI-based al...