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  1. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    United States military using ultraviolet robot in Ebola war

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... be immediately repurposed now to protect Ebola health workers," Texas A&M University computer science and engineering professor Robin Murphy said this month. But any robots would have to fit ...

  2. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Facebook sets sights on fitness by buying activity-tracking app, Moves

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 11:45am by GUARDIAN

    ... jumped into the fitness market after buying up the activity-tracking app, Moves. The popular smartphone fitness app has already been downloaded four million times on iPhone and Android devices. ... and that there were no plans to “commingle data with Facebook”. Facebook’s decision comes as Apple is expected to make fitness a key feature in its long-rumoured “iWatch” smart watch. Leaked details have also ...

  3. Business - China Business - TECHNOLOGY

    Smart wearables to drive automation in China's electronics manufacturing

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 04:19am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... and gear up for mass manufacturing." Flextronics, which pioneered waterproofing for smart wearables, estimates it has a 75 per cent share of the market for fitness activity-tracking ... wearables. These include fitness activity wristbands, smart watches, biometric sensors, disposable "digital tattoos" that can communicate with smartphones, and so-called transdermal ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Paraplegic fitted with exoskeleton to take first kick of World Cup in Brazil

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... the person is helped into the suit and given a cap to wear that is fitted with electrodes to pick up their brain waves. These signals are passed to a computer worn in a backpack, where ... been through numerous safety tests. The exoskeleton is fitted with multiple gyros to stop it falling over during the balancing act of bipedal walking. As an extra safety measure, it was fitted ...

  5. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Chinese firms poised to grow as players in the ‘wearables’ market

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 01:26pm by BIEN PEREZ

    ... such as the fitness activity-tracking wristbands from Fitbit and Jawbone, smart sports goggles from Recon Instruments, and biometric sportswear from OMSignal. Technology market research firm IHS forecasts that global shipments of wearables will reach 130.7 million units by 2018, up from 51.2 million last year. The market comprises five categories: military, industrial, infotainment, fitness and health ...

  6. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's launch of iPhone 6 in China is no big deal, unlike previous launches

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:06am by BIEN PEREZ, ADRIAN WAN AND AMY NIP

    ... of people waiting outside several shops. In Shanghai, a tailor at a China Unicom shop adjusted trouser pockets to fit the iPhone 6 Plus. Meanwhile, Apple's newly launched iPads ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple Watch features leave health professionals unimpressed

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 07:10pm by Reuters

    ... were quick to predict the demise of most rival fitness wristbands and watches when Apple launched its Apple Watch, but health-care professionals and fitness addicts have been left wanting more. Observers say there is little evidence that the device's fitness capabilities surpass what is on offer from competitors. Others, hoping for ground-breaking health features from a company whose ...

  8. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Xiaomi looks to muscle in on digital wristband market with low-price offering

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:34am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Digital wristbands send tech geeks' pulses racing Beijing IT geek Yao Mingyang was an early adopter of smart wristbands. He bought a fitness tracker called UP, made by California-based Jawbone, when it came on the Chinese market last year. "It was a thrill for me to monitor my fitness and health in a timely way with such a simple device," ...

  9. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    AAC Technologies to catch growth in wearables market

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:21am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... fitness and health care. In a recent report, IHS analyst Shane Walker said: "The market is dominated at present by the health care and fitness segments." Products in those segments include fitness-tracking and health-measurement devices worn by users that link to mobile applications on their smartphones or media tablets. "During the next five years, infotainment ...

  10. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Baidu's 'smart' chopsticks take stab at food safety

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 08:17pm by Adrian Wan, James Griffiths

    ... the world." Kaiser Kuo, the technology firm's spokesman, said the battery-powered chopsticks were fitted with sensors that could assess the acidity and temperature of oil. The sensors could also ...




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