News tagged: Wearable

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.

Motiv Reveals Smart Ring That Tracks Your Activity

Motiv has introduced a sensor-filled ring that can track your steps, calories burned, average heart rate, activity type, and distance traveled. Known as the Motiv Ring, the wearable comes with a built-in goal of encouraging users to be active for at least 150 minutes each week.

Apple Watch Sales Are Fine, Says Tim Cook

Sales of the Apple Watch might have been down significantly in the third quarter, as IDC laid out in its report, but Apple CEO Tim Cook says the device is doing just fine. While speaking with Reuters, Cook said sales of the wearable set a record during the first holiday week.

Samsung Releasing Gear S3 On November 18

Samsung has confirmed it will release the Gear S3 on November 18. The wearable, which was unveiled in September at IFA 2016, reportedly begins at $350. Preorders will start on November 6, though you can place an order on November 4 if you buy it through AT&T.