Wearable technology fitness trackers may soon look to sweat instead of heart rates

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The wearables market is among those that are developing at laser speed, with new advancements regularly occurring. Over the last few years, it has felt as though the new discoveries in wearable technology are becoming increasingly frequent and, among the latest to truly make some noise, has been a concept that would use sensors to examine sweat in order to produce biofeedback. The results of a recent study have been published within the Nature science journal describing the potential of sweat. The researchers from the study determined that there were…

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Wearable tech market predicted to grow by nearly 60 percent

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Hexa Research has forecasted that the category will experience massive growth between 2014 and 2020. The results of a new data analysis by Hexa Research have been released in the form of a report entitled “Wearable Technology Market”, and the prediction is that the wearable tech market will experience a 57.7 percent growth between 2014 and 2020. As of yet, the devices outside fitness trackers have struggled to gain mainstream acceptance. However, if Hexa Research is correct, wearable tech will become notably more commonplace in four years from now. This…

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Wearables will be the top fitness trend this year

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A large poll was conducted among health and fitness experts around the globe about fitness trackers. Almost 3,000 health and fitness experts recently took part in a poll about the top fitness trend for 2016 and their votes, regardless of where they were in the world, heavily leaned toward wearables. The trend list from which the experts were choosing included a broad range of popular options. Among the options over which wearables were still able to win out included yoga and high intensity interval training (HIIT). The American College of…

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Wearable technology offerings expand in the US With Liquid Leap+

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Acer has brought this new device to the shelves in the form of an $80 fitness tracker. In the consumer electronics industry, there is one area that has been explosive in its growth over the last while, and that is wearable technology, particularly when it comes to health and fitness tracking. Now, Acer has announced that it is bringing its Liquid Leap+ into the mix to add another option in the U.S. In wearable technology, there are already quite a few players that have made their way to the top…

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Wearable technology may enhance physical strength of an aging population

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Though we’ve hardly reached the level of Iron Man, the most recent exoskeleton tech could make someone stronger. At the moment, the most common forms of wearable technology are worn on the wrist in the form of fitness trackers and smartwatches, or even on the face as smartglasses and headsets, but a new type of exoskeleton tech is now suggesting that simple devices could one day be worn in order to boost physical strength. The design of those wearables would be such that they would use an individual’s own muscle…

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