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Is There Any Future For VR In Fashion? Checking The Latest VR Apps, Virtual Shopping And More

Is There Any Future For VR In Fashion? Checking The Latest VR Apps, Virtual Shopping And More

Though some are sceptical, many believe the future of VR (virtual reality) and AR (augmented reality) in fashion has massive potential. We have seen many examples of disruptive technologies changing our lives dramatically. The most typical example is the…

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Garmin Acquires Finnish Company Firstbeat Analytics

Garmin Acquires Finnish Company Firstbeat Analytics

Garmin announced that it has purchased Firstbeat Technologies’ Firstbeat Analytics, a Finnish company that Garmin relies on to turn data from its wearables into actionable health and performance information. Firstbeat Technologies will continue operating its…

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New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

A ‘significant’ number of biopharma companies are not actively incorporating wearable technology into their clinical trials, according to a new study from the Life Science Strategy Group, which argues there is a missed opportunity. The…

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Inside the NBA’s plan to use smart technology and big data to keep players safe from coronavirus

Inside the NBA’s plan to use smart technology and big data to keep players safe from coronavirus

As the NBA heads to Disney World in Orlando, Florida, the league is making available a host of technological bells and whistles to both players and staff. According to the NBA’s health and safetymemo for the restart…

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Gartner warns of wearable device drop out in latest missive

Gartner warns of wearable device drop out in latest missive

The latest research note from analyst firm Gartner argues that wearables need to be more useful and dropout is a ‘serious problem’ for the industry. The 2016 Gartner Personal Technologies Study showed that the abandonment…

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New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

New research reveals challenges and missed opportunities for wearables in clinical trials

A ‘significant’ number of biopharma companies are not actively incorporating wearable technology into their clinical trials, according to a new study from the Life Science Strategy Group, which argues there is a missed opportunity. The…

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Rice University Researchers Develop Tiny Neural Stimulator That’s Wireless and Battery-Free

Rice University Researchers Develop Tiny Neural Stimulator That’s Wireless and Battery-Free

Neural stimulation therapy or Neurostimulation involves the purposeful modulation of the nervous system’s activity using invasive or non-invasive means. This technology can improve the lives of those who are severely paralyzed or suffering from profound…

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