by Johanna Mischke

May 8, 2013

Bras with Superpowers

Bras that can measure your heart rate are nothing new in the wearable technologies market. Apart from Clothing+ who is partnering with underwear manufacturer Pure Lime other companies like nuubo, numetrex, lululemon, and Gow trainer offer bras with cardiac monitoring capabilities. These bras were all designed for women practicing some kind of exercise or sports. [...]


by Johanna Mischke

May 8, 2013

Tech for Kids

Kids love tech especially if it blinks or comes in form of a videogame. We searched the WT market for wearable technologies products specially built for children. Some of them bring a fun aspect to rather dull but practical products, some can even improve the quality of life for children with serious illnesses. Fighting Obesity [...]


by Andrea Catel

May 8, 2013

Connected – Wearable Tech talking to Other Machines

Since wearable technologies are penetrating more and more areas of our daily lives, it is not very surprising that new technologies are not only wearable, but also connected to other devices and machines. One of these devices is not yet more than a prototype–and we’re not talking about Apple’s iWatch or Microsoft’s Smart Watch here. [...]

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by Paul Lukowicz

May 3, 2013

Head-Mounted Displays: From Cyborgs to Google Glass

Head-mounted displays (HMDs) are probably the most prominent symbol of wearable computing. When thinking about wearables, most people immediately come up with images of cyborgs wearing fancy, futuristic data glasses. Interestingly though, of all the concepts that have driven wearable computing over the last decade, HMDs are the least practicable and commercially least exploited.  Thus, [...]

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by Johanna Mischke

February 12, 2013

WT at CeBIT 2013

We hope you already marked the CeBIT in your calendar: WT is going to be a part of the heart of the digital world from March 5-9, 2013. Visitors of our booth in hall 17 F50 will meet representatives of the following companies: . AiQ Smart Clothing . Adento/Cookoo Watch . baimos technologies . bodymonitor . BodyTel . BPS Technologies [...]

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by Johanna Mischke

February 12, 2013

A unique sensor solution for a growing need

Alan Poole is an applications specialist for Danfoss PolyPower A/S. He has a background in Research and Development, Mechanical Engineering and Product Design together with six years’ experience working with electroactive polymers. His current customer facing role at Danfoss PolyPower is focused on finding new applications for electroactive polymer sensors. Alan just spoke at our [...]