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2014-10-08 Wearable sales to decline once hype dwindles
According to The Information Network, most wearable devices will falter and will have flattened sales, just like the tablet, once the "wow" factor is gone.
2014-04-07 Wearable RH/T sensors track ambient conditions
While temperature sensors placed directly on the skin may influence the reading accuracy, Sensirion introduces a sensor fusion tech that estimates the temperature gain to allow for compensation.
2015-10-13 Wearable PCB designs call for attention to basics
In the absence of printed circuit board standards in wearable Internet of Things electronics, hardware developers need to pay close attention to fundamentals
2012-07-10 Wearable medical devices to surge in 2017
Some of the applications of the device include tracking the pace of someone's daily run, recognizing a fall that might have injured a senior, reporting blood sugar levels in a diabetic and monitoring the heart rate of a patient in hospital.
2014-08-22 Wearable glass takes on privacy issues
Like GoPro, Pivothead's sport glasses are based on an Ambarella chipset with A-11 ARM processor, while various mods to enhance video capture and transfer run on Atheros chipsets.
2016-03-30 Wearable FPGA development kit in compact wristwatch form
Lattice Semiconductor's iCE40 Ultra FPGA low-power platform features a large number of sensors and peripherals that suit a wide variety of consumer wearable devices.
2012-10-08 Wearable device market sees high growth
By 2016, IHS predicted that the number of available wearable devices will grow to somewhere between 39 million and potentially 171 million.
2015-03-13 Thin cooling device targets compact electronic devices
A loop heat pipe is a heat-transfer device that consists of an evaporator that absorbs heat from the heat source and a condenser that dissipates that heat away.
2014-11-27 The role of BLE in wearable IoT designs
Discover why the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) specification is emerging as the best wireless protocol for use in wearable Internet of Things devices.
2014-04-23 The key to improving wearable medical electronics
An essential component of wearable technologies is the power source which usually comes in the form of a battery
2015-06-04 Supply chain: Crucial factor to wearable success
According to IDC, this year, OEMs are predicted to ship a total of 45.7 million wearable devices, up 133.4 per cent from the 19.6 million units shipped in 2014.
2015-02-26 STMicroelectronics unveils digital UV sensor for mobile devices
STMicroelectronics touts its UVIS25 sensor for mobile devices designed with a UVI output range of 0-15, 1.7 to 3.6V supply voltage range, and the ability to provide updated UVI values every second
2015-04-07 ST brings smartphone-like graphics to wearables, IoT devices
The STM32F469/479 microcontrollers have a 32bit low-power ARM Cortex-M4 MCU core augmented by ST's Chrom-ART Accelerator and ART Accelerator that speed up graphics and real-time processing.
2014-10-29 Should wearable devices be invisible?
Wearables and other digital devices should be heard and not seen, says product design consultant Stuart Karten
2014-07-03 Samsung justifies OS switch for wearable devices
Tizen offers a simpler OS, flexibility in form factor, and room to "integrate according to services," while the RTOS has less of a user interface and is meant to be more bare-bones. Android Wear is intuitive and optimised to Google services.
2014-06-27 ROHM rolls out innovative wearable key device
The key-shaped device uses sensor synergy and sensor fusion technology, combining sensors from ROHM and Kionix with LAPIS Semiconductor's Bluetooth LE communication IC and sensor hub MCU.
2012-08-10 Rapid demand projected for wearable technology
IHS forecasted that by 2-16, the wearable technology market will exceed $6 billion, as the penetration of the technology in many applications is set to rapidly increase
2015-08-25 Power buck regulator extends battery life for IoT devices
The ADP5301 from ADI flaunts a 90 per cent efficiency rating and uses up only 180nA of quiescent current, and supports 6.5V to 2.05V input to enable a wide range of battery sources or architectures.
2014-08-05 Polymer, glass make flexible optical devices
The beauty of this technology is that the chalcogenide glass works with almost any type of polymer, allowing it to be used in many such ways as wearables and portable electronics.
2014-09-19 Passive sol'n allows NFC interaction with electronic devices
The NXP NTAG I2C solution combines a contactless NFC interface with a contact I2C interface and on-board non-volatile memory to enable advanced device pairing and personalisation of electronic devices
2015-12-22 Novel power source targets wearable electronics
Case Western Reserve University researchers developed flexible wire-shaped microsupercapacitors that can be woven into a jacket, shirt or dress.
2013-02-25 No slowing down for wearable technologies demand
ABI Research forecasts the wearable computing device market will grow to 485 million annual device shipments by 2018
2016-02-29 NFC sol'n enables secure ARM mbed wearable reference design
The NFC solution is composed of the ST54E from ST, a SiP featuring an NFCC and a secure element compliant with the GlobalPlatform standard v2.2, and Ams' AS39230 NFC AFE with boostedNFC technology.
2015-10-23 NAND flash devices for embedded apps compatible with SPI
Applications for the "Serial Interface NAND" from Toshiba include consumer applications as flat-screen TVs, printers and wearable devices and industrial applications, including robots.
2014-10-07 MOSFETs offer battery savings for wearables, mobile devices
The chipscale MICRO FOOT p-channel Si8457DB from Vishay claims to offer the industry's lowest on-resistance at a 1.8V gate drive for any MOSFET with a 1.6 x 1.6mm footprint.
2014-06-05 MEMS oscillator extends wearable battery life
SiTime's TCXO real-time clock boasts an accuracy within 5ppm, which allow software writer to reduce buffer periods, thereby saving the power usually expended during idle time.
2014-02-17 MEMS displays offer always-on experience in wearable devices
While a vision of an always-on device may be borne out of the upcoming proliferation of smart wearable devices, the trend towards continuous consumption is already taking place.
2014-02-06 MediaTek sets sights on under-$50 wearable devices
MediaTek's "all-in-one" SoC called Aster integrates ARM7 ESJ, Bluetooth 4.0/Bluetooth Low Energy, power management IC, and memory (4MB of flash and 4MB of SRAM).
2014-11-24 Japan's Megachips eyes sensor hubs for IoT devices
Megachips is Japan's only fabless chip company listed among the top 25 in the world by IC Insights. The company has worldwide revenues of more than $600 million.
2015-06-16 IoT growth depends on wearables, home devices
By 2015, 72 million wearable devices worth $17 billion will ship, with a compound annual growth rate of 18 per cent to 156 million units or $39 billion in 2019, predicts market research firm IDC.
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