February 10, 2021
Mount Sinai researchers are the latest to share data indicating that consumer wearable devices can help flag new cases of COVID-19 prior to molecular diagnosis.
Accepted for publication in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the institution's Warrior Watch Study provided Mount Sinai Health System workers with an Apple Watch and a custom study app. The results highlight a significant...
November 24, 2020
Using heart rate variability (HRV) data, wrist-worn health trackers can provide a range of predictive cardiovascular health metrics, according to a new study published in The Lancet.
The study, which was funded by Fitbit and used its smartwatches, looked at how devices continuously gathering data from the sympathetic and the parasympathetic nervous system could derive and describe diverse...
September 17, 2019
Digital mental health company Meru Health is launching a new wearable aimed at helping its users understand the mind-body connection through biofeedback.
Meru’s platform uses a multi-pronged approach to helping customers improve mental health including connections to licensed therapists, digital tools and peer support.
The new tool is meant to be clipped on a user’s ear when they are doing a...
May 26, 2013
Marcelo Calbucci is the Co-founder & CTO of EveryMove and a former development manager at Microsoft
Here is a bold statement: No other device, with the exception of the smartphone, will do more for the evolution of health technology than the Kinect 2.0 on the new Xbox One.
In case you are not a gamer or didn’t follow the news, the new Kinect comes packed with lots of high-end gear like a high...