2022-04-01 - Charlene Wan

Benefits and Drawbacks of Location Tracking Features in Wearables

Wearables with location-tracking features offer a range of benefits. But, aside from privacy concerns, the technology still has a few…

2022-03-09 - Chip 1 Exchange

The Wave of Wearables

Technology continued to advance in computing performance and got smaller in form factor, paving the way for wearables.

2021-01-29 - Cabe Atwell

CES 2021 Wearable Tech Roundup

A roundup of the unique wearable technologies that were unveiled at CES 2021...

2020-12-23 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio 

GNSS Platform Brings Low-Power Positioning Accuracy to Wearables & Asset Tracking

U-blox unveiled its latest GNSS platform for low-power positioning applications. Designed entirely in-house, the U-blox M10 fits into a wide…

2020-11-26 - John Walko

Wearable Facial Sensors Help ALS Patients Communicate

Researchers at MIT have developed thin, wearable, piezoelectric sensors that can reliably decode facial strains and predict facial kinematics...

2020-09-26 - IDC

Worldwide Wearables Market Forecast to Maintain Double-Digit Growth in 2020 and Through 2024

IDC forecasts shipment volume to have a five-year CAGR of 12.4% and total 637.1 million units in 2024...

2020-09-02 - IDC

Hearables Propel the Wearables Market in Response to New Demands and Opportunities

The market for wearable devices grew 14.1% during the 2Q20, thanks to strong demand for hearables and continued interest in…

2020-07-22 - George Leopold

Printed Electronics Transitions to Wearable Health Monitoring

An aging population is creating more use cases for printed electronics that can be used in health monitoring...

2020-06-11 - Sally Ward-Foxton

DSP Group Buys SoundChip for ANC Expertise

Swiss active noise cancellation specialist SoundChip brings end-to-end expertise in heavily patented field...

2020-06-02 - IDC

Earwear and Wristbands Drive Global Wearables Market Growth in 1Q20

Global shipments of wearable devices grew 29.7% YoY during the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20) as total device volume reached…

2020-02-03 - Kevin Krewell

AR/VR/XR: Less Hype, More Substance

This year’s CES was not heavily influenced by augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) hype as previous shows. That…

2020-01-16 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

Bluetooth 5.2 SoC Brings Longevity to IoT Batteries

The new SoC supports the new Bluetooth 5.2 standard, Bluetooth mesh, and direction finding with sub-meter accuracy.