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Wearable Technology

July 11, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

‘Wearable for the mind’ launches new era of brain research

Neuroscientists in Toronto have shown that crowdsourcing brain research to hundreds of participants in a short period of time could be a new frontier in neuroscience and lead to new insights about the brain. Overnight experiment creates social brain lab, yields…
June 25, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Smart watches boost consumer confidence in tech spending

Consumer sentiment toward the overall economy also edges higher in June
June 11, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Health, wearables and 5G topics emerge at IMS2015

8,600 Participants convene upon record-breaking exhibitors in Phoenix
May 1, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

OCE Discovery conference breaks all records

Held this Monday and Tuesday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, OCE Discovery well exceeded previous attendee rates attracting 3,100 attendees and close to 500 exhibits. “We are extremely pleased by the success of the conference and unprecedented engagement of…
April 30, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Tech leaders see wearables working in the workplace

As wearables gain popularity, it’s just a matter of time before workplace applications start to emerge, research shows. In a new survey from Robert Half Technology, 63% of CIOs said they believe wearable computing devices, such as watches and glasses,…
April 28, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

OCE’s Discovery celebrates 10 years of innovation with largest-ever show

Every year, Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Discovery trade show and conference showcases the best offerings from Ontario’s and Canada’s best and brightest innovators and entrepreneurs. This year, OCE Discovery‘s 10th edition maintains that tradition with its busiest show at the…
April 17, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Swiss army knife maker plans foray into smartwatches

Swiss army knife maker Victorinox plans to unveil its version of a smartwatch by the start of next year, according to its chief executive Carl Elsener. Swatch, the world’s largest watchmaker, announced plans last month to put programmable chips in…
April 16, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Corporate wellness programs to drive wearables growth

According to a new report from market intelligence firm Tractica, more than 75-million wearable devices will be deployed in enterprise and industrial environments between 2014 and 2020. Wearable devices such as fitness trackers have started to impact consumers’ personal lives,…
March 11, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

51M wearables purchased globally in 2015

Trend data shows that 13.5-million health and fitness trackers were sold globally last year compared to 4.1-million smartwatches, according to market and consumer researcher GfK. With major companies expected to enter the market this year, GfK predicts that the combined…
February 18, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Montreal OEM aims to reinvent the smartwatch, smartphone

Neptune, a Montreal-based consumer electronics innovator aiming to reinvent the smartwatch category, has unveiled the Neptune Duo, a two-device package featuring the world’s smartest wearable, Neptune Hub, and a pocket-sized companion device that reinvents the smartphone, Neptune Pocket. “The current…
January 14, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

New tech to transform the world: IHS

The Internet of Everything, cloud computing/big data and 3-D printing are the three technologies most likely to transform the world during the next five years, according to IHS Technology. “We know that technology has the capability to change the world:…
December 15, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

30% Of smart wearables will be inconspicuous to the eye

As the smart wearables market continues to grow and evolve, Gartner Inc. predicts that by 2017, 30 percent of smart wearables will be completely unobtrusive to the eye. “Already, there are some interesting developments at the prototype stage that could…