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New Wearable Glucose Monitor Readies TV Rollout
By: Casey Houser
Echo Therapeutics, the medical device company that manufactures a continuous glucose monitoring system, will soon see that system highlighted on several paid television programs across the globe. - 05/27/2015

Is Your Technology Giving Too Much Information Away?
By: Steve Anderson
Whether it's finding locations, providing weather information, or any of a host of other functions, some out there would just as soon go naked as go without a smartphone. - 05/27/2015

Why the Death of the Smartphone is Inevitable
By: Steve Anderson
At first blush, that sounds like an unthinkable concept. The smartphone is so deeply ingrained in our lives that "there's an app for that" has become a catch phrase for life itself. Moreover, the smartphone hasn't even seen its tenth birthday yet; ho… - 05/26/2015

Wearable Tech World Week in Review: Vuzix, FOVE, CrowdOptic, Ringly
By: Joe Rizzo
While most people tend to associate augmented reality headsets as being part of their gaming tools, we are beginning to see many more uses for smart glasses. Possibly one of the industries that can see the greatest benefit is in healthcare. Octovis' … - 05/23/2015

M100 Smart Glasses by Vuzix Play Important Part in Octovis' Portable Telemedicine Platform
By: Joe Rizzo
Today, thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), many aspects of a patient's care can be monitored from any location. Octovis is a company that believes that telemedicine could be the single-most important opportunity there is to change the face of hea… - 05/21/2015

FOVE Headset Offers a New Look at Virtual Reality
By: Steve Anderson
The Oculus Rift may have started the fire, but there are plenty of folks looking to get into the virtual reality (VR) market. We heard about one such entry, the Dlodlo, not too long ago, and now another one is making the rounds in the midst of a Kick… - 05/21/2015

Tattoo and Patch Wearables Could Hit $3.3 Billion by 2020
By: Casey Houser
No longer is the wearable limited to just a piece of technology you strap to the wrist; it has reached down to small patches, even temporary tattoos, that affix to the skin for a limited period of time to administer medication and transmit data via W… - 05/20/2015

How CrowdOptic and Google Glass are Improving Surgical Training
By: Steve Anderson
Most knew that Google Glass wasn't exactly catching on with regular users. There was interest, sure, but there was also plenty of pushback from those concerned about the camera's capabilities and a variety of other points. But enterprise users have t… - 05/20/2015

Dlodlo VR Glasses Bring the Next Generation to This One
By: Steve Anderson
While most who watch the virtual reality (VR) markets these days commonly do so with one eye fixed on Oculus and its still-upcoming Oculus Rift, and the other eye fixed on the "everybody else" part of the market, there's one product that slipped into… - 05/19/2015

About.me Introduces Business Card App for Apple Watch
By: David Delony
About.me, a site that allows professionals to create personal websites, has announced the creation of Intro, an Apple Watch app that serves as a virtual business card. - 05/18/2015

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