Fitbit wearable technology sales have tripled

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Earnings from wearables have been heading ever skyward for the company. Sales of Fitbit wearable technology devices have been taking off and the data released about the quarter that came to a close at the end of September only provided further proof to that claim, as it showed that the sales were actually three times higher than they were during the same quarter the year before. In the third quarter of 2014, the sales had reached around $152.9 million, but that was only a third of 2015. In the third…

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Wearable technology could let doctors remotely monitor patients

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This would make it possible for people to check in for updates with their physicians without making the trip. The latest developments in wearable technology could make it easier to maintain a closer and more effective relationship between doctors and patients, as it could make it possible for physicians to monitor their patients – particularly the elderly – when they have a chronic condition but where daily appointments are impractical. Tech such as smartwatches could make it possible for emergency situations to be avoided. After all, when smaller symptoms are…

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Wearable technology may reduce heart attack risk

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This technology is being examined in its potential for soldiers as well as the general public. Although wearable technology is becoming relatively well known in terms of its potential benefits in counting steps and in calculating the number of calories that are burned in a day, but now researchers are wondering whether or not there could be a potential to help soldiers who are on the field, or to assist in the prevention of greater health problems. These researchers are from Sentient Science as well as from the University of…

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Apple Watch has yet to impress the health care industry

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Medical care providers had been hoping for more from the device maker’s first smartwatch. Although the Apple Watch has been making quite a stir in terms of the fact that it represents the company’s first step into wearable technology, when it comes to the first impressions that it has been making, many of them have not been quite as strong as it had likely hoped. For example, its health and fitness tracker features are not up to what the health care industry had expected. Before the majority of health care…

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