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wearable micro-sensors

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Simband, sensors key to Samsung wearables push

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.

By May 28, 2014

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Apple envisions environmental sensors for wearables

Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

By April 24, 2014

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Samsung Simband

Samsung Gear Fit was a tiny step. Simband might be the beginning of Samsung's bigger health push.

May 28, 2014

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

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.

By July 10, 2014

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Adidas Fit Smart wearable strips down to make its run

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.

By July 9, 2014

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Apple, Google, Samsung to take on diabetes with wearables -- report

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.

By June 23, 2014

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Fitbit designer: Wearables will help us become 'more human'

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.

By June 5, 2014

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MediaTek wants in on smart homes, wearables

At Computex, the chipmaker announces a new system on chip for smart home devices and a new developer platform for wearables.

By June 3, 2014

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Thumbs up: Samsung patents gesture control for wearable devices

Newly published patents from Samsung show the company is considering a smartwatch-style device that could interpret mid-air hand gestures and much more.

By May 26, 2014

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Apple iWatch could tap into patented weightlifting sensor

A newly-approved patent points to a sensor that could track weightlifting and send it to a mobile device, notably a watch.

By June 10, 2014