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Wearables stories

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Wearable sensors market expanding into healthcare monitoring
Thu 13 Oct 2022
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Despite its origin in simple step counting, the market for wearable sensors is expanding into the more complex arena of health monitoring. 
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IDC data shows significant decline in wearable tech shipments
Tue 20 Sep 2022
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New research from IDC through IDC Tracker has revealed the wearable technology market has faced a challenging second quarter.
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New range of Samsung Smart Watches announced with health focus
Thu 11 Aug 2022
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Samsung has announced new additions to its SmartWatch portfolio, with the Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro to be released in late August.
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Hands-on review: Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker
Wed 13 Apr 2022
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I thought I had seen it all. That was until I came across the Panasonic SC-GN01E Wearable Speaker also known as “ The SoundSlayer”. 
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Kaspersky uncovers multiple vulnerabilities in wearable tracking technology
Thu 3 Feb 2022
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Kaspersky's researchers have found 33 vulnerabilities in the most commonly used protocol for transferring data from wearable devices worn by patients for remote monitoring.
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Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
Fri 28 Jan 2022
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"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
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COVID-19 pandemic to fuel wearables, wireless growth in 2022
Wed 29 Dec 2021
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2022 will see pandemic-fuelled growth continue for wearables and wireless headsets, according to ABI Research. 
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Luxe, my favourite fitbit tracker to date
Mon 11 Oct 2021
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I have had the Fitbit Luxe on my hand for a little over a month now, and I do not think I can go back.
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Wearables shipments on the rise as consumers head back outdoors - IDC
Tue 7 Sep 2021
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IDC's latest report notes a 32.3% increase in global wearables shipments in the second quarter of 2021.
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Fitbit extends health partnership
Wed 1 Sep 2021
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Fitbit and Diabetes New Zealand have announced an extension to their multi-year partnership, are five years of doing business together.
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TCL's NXTWEAR G Smart Glasses bring home theatre direct to your eyeballs
Thu 12 Aug 2021
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tcl communication
If you thought you’d seen the last of wearables like Google Glass and its ilk, consumer electronics company TCL wants to have the last laugh.
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Global wearables market fuelled by smaller companies and new tech
Fri 28 May 2021
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The appetite for wearable devices remained strong in the first quarter of 2021 (1Q21) even as volumes retreated from record fourth quarter levels, IDC finds.
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Ministry of Health trials wearable devices to help detect COVID-19
Mon 19 Apr 2021
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The Ministry of Health is trialling wearable devices at the border to help detect COVID-19.
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Consumer demand boosts wearable device market growth
Wed 17 Mar 2021
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IDC states worldwide shipments of wearable devices reached 153.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2020, a year-over-year increase of 27.2%.
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IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
Mon 23 Nov 2020
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2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Sense
Mon 23 Nov 2020
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This year, Fitbit surprised its fanbase with a brand new watch, the Fitbit Sense. Is it any better than the Versa 2 or 3? Is it worth the new, hefty price tag? 
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Global study to discover if wearables data can predict COVID-19
Thu 19 Nov 2020
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university of sydney
Can wearable technologies such as smartwatches and activity trackers help to early signs of COVID-19? That’s exactly what a global research project aims to find out.
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Renesas & Altran develop social distancing wearable
Wed 18 Nov 2020
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covid-19
Renesas and Altran have come up with a wearable solution that helps people maintain social distancing - all in the form factor of a wristwatch.
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Jabra adds wireless charging to 75t earbud range
Tue 3 Nov 2020
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Jabra has released wireless charging variants of the Jabra Elite Active 75t and the Elite 75t earbuds, enabling users to charge the earbuds by placing the case on the charger.
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Hands-on review: Fitbit Inspire 2
Tue 3 Nov 2020
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Fitbit’s range of smart watches and fitness trackers is now so broad that you could say there’s something for everyone.
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Wearable sensor industry worth $2.5 billion in 2020
Fri 2 Oct 2020
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The wearable sensor industry will be worth $2.5 billion in 2020, having tripled in size since 2014.
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Hands-on review: The Huawei Watch Fit needs a better workout
Mon 28 Sep 2020
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This watch has a couple of seriously good features, but there's a lot of room for improvement.
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Hands-on review: The Sony WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds
Fri 28 Aug 2020
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Although the WF-1000XM3s came out in 2019, they’re still available for purchase - and there's a good reason why they're so popular.
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Fitbit's new products want to help manage your stress levels
Wed 26 Aug 2020
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Fitbit is rolling out the red carpet for a new set of wearable fitness devices, including a new Versa, Inspire, and an entirely new smartwatch called the Fitbit Sense.
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