The Korean electronics maker looks beyond today's Gear Fit with new hardware and software platforms designed for "the future of health." And it wants other companies to join in.
Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.
Samsung Gear Fit was a tiny step. Simband might be the beginning of Samsung's bigger health push.
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Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.
The sportswear giant has a new no-frills activity tracker more practical than it is powerful. The goal is to succeed not on the merits of what it can do, but on the clarity of what it's not.
The companies are seeking ways to integrate health sensors and apps into their wearable devices, including those to measure glucose levels in a non-invasive way.
How will wearable devices integrate into our daily lives? Designer Gadi Amit speaks to CNET about his products like Fitbit and the modular Project Ara smartphone.
At Computex, the chipmaker announces a new system on chip for smart home devices and a new developer platform for wearables.
Newly published patents from Samsung show the company is considering a smartwatch-style device that could interpret mid-air hand gestures and much more.
A newly-approved patent points to a sensor that could track weightlifting and send it to a mobile device, notably a watch.