News tagged: Wearable

TomTom Exits Wearable And Action Camera Markets

If there is no competition, we wouldn't see much improvements with new devices. And while customers like that, companies are having tough time adapting to new challenges and often drop some products because of that. TomTom is the latest company that is in that process.

Fitbit Reveals 'Ionic,' Its First Real Smartwatch

We've been hearing about Fitbit's supposed smartwatch for a year and now the device is official. The company has come out with a wearable, the Ionic, that goes further than last year's Fitbit Blaze. Unlike the Blaze, the Ionic is actually positioned as an Apple Watch competitor.

Samsung Working On Two New Wearables

Samsung appears to be readying two new wearables, with model numbers SM-R365 and SM-R600. The latter recently popped up on Bluetooth SIG, while the company has accidentally listed the SM-R365 on its official website, which appears to be called Gear Fit 2 Pro.

Microsoft Emma Watch Can Help Parkinson's Patients

Microsoft has created a wearable device that could help reduce limb tremor in those with Parkinson's. The Emma Watch is a wrist-worn device that uses "vibrating motors" like those in smartphones to "distract the brain" in such a way that abhorrent muscle activity is reduced.

Samsung Working On 'Pro' Fitness Wearable

Samsung is preparing a "pro" wearable that'll join its Gear Fit lineup. The company registered a trademark for the Gear Fit Pro, which suggests we'll see a higher-end fitness and health product from the company fairly soon. The trademark was filed in Europe.