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Wearable Health Technology Not Sufficient For Sustained Behaviour Changes

2015 14 Jan

Wearable technology can facilitate healthy changes in behaviour, encouraging optimal diet, sleep and activity patterns, but devices must be coupled with motivation in order to derive lasting changes. The simple recording of data which contributes to a so-called “quantified self” may be educational, but it is not enough to drive the adoption of healthy... Read more

IT Management

Smart Clothes That Monitor, Transmit Biomedical Info

2014 08 Dec

Researchers in Canada have developed smart textiles that can monitor and transmit wearers' biomedical information via wireless or cellular networks. Multiple layers of polymers, copper, glass and silver were superimposed to create the smart fabric, according to researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Science and Engineering and Centre for Optics,... Read more