Wearables Tag

Tapdo smart button
Smart home technology and connected devices are penetrating more and more areas of our daily life. Smartphones play a crucial role here, but also remote controls and other interfaces control lighting, heating, music systems, and other connected devices. But what if there was only one device that is able to control everything? There might be relief for you soon. Let’s introduce Tapdo! A team of entrepreneurs from the German university town Münster, consisting of physicists, developers and designers had the idea to create a smart button that lets you controlRead More
Le Connected Camp startups
It’s always the smallest problems that drive us nuts sometimes. People – and you are probably one of those – are frequently confronted with situations when they say: ‘One should indeed invent something for this!’ Who hasn’t yet thought of being an inventor who solves a problem of millions of people with a small but brilliant idea? But in the overwhelming majority of cases it remains only a thought. Does that sound familiar to you? Not as like with the startups we’d like to introduce here in this article. HumanRead More
wearables

Posted On December 16, 2016By Christian JakobIn Internet of Things, Wearables

EBV Wearables – The Next Big Thing

As Christmas time is coming closer, people are getting more and more into the hurry to buy gifts for their beloved.  Again, this year fitness wristbands or smart watches will be among the presents under the Christmas tree. Wearable devices are becoming increasingly popular and recognized. According to the market research analyst KcKinsey, the Internet of Things could create a global economic value by 2025 of up to $11 trillion. One tenth could be contributed by wearables alone. The acceptance and reputation of wearables is rising constantly. Many experts speakRead More
TQ of Wearables Roundtable
Technology is getting more and more intelligent and is increasingly influencing our daily lives. Wearable technology, also known as body-borne computers or just wearables, are devices that are on the rise here. Experts even argue that they will be taken for granted in just a few year, because they will provide us support in many areas of our society. So did agree the participants of “The Quintessence” roundtable discussion. Electronic Components Getting Better Markus Strecker, CEO of the technology brand Teiimo, speaks of an astonishing technological development. “In the lastRead More
colorful world of wearables
Wearable technology is booming. Not many other high-tech segments have polarised more over the last years. Electronic devices worn on or even inside the body have long outgrown their image as part of the IoT and manifested themselves as own segment. Companies like FitBit and Withings have managed to establish themselves as successful players in the market in just a few years. Regarding activity trackers they are eye-to-eye with huge enterprises like Nike and Adidas that struggle to keep pace with the small and innovative fitness device manufacturers born asRead More
If you follow the articles here in our blog you might have noticed already that over and over again we are issuing a specific topic. No matter if we are talking about young start-up companies or industrial heavyweights, the Internet of Things (IoT) is the subject, which comes up again and again because it determines the business in many areas nowadays. Once being only a vision in science fiction movies or novels, the IoT has become reality and we cannot get away from it anymore. Connected technology has found itsRead More
EBV TQ of Wearable Technology
Some weeks ago we gave you an overview about the contents of the latest issue of our knowledge magazine “The Quintessence of Wearable Technology”(TQ). Besides an overview about the latest developments in the wearables industry we address 3 main segments – consumer, healthcare and industry. The cover story introduces a product that can actually be assigned to the two first of them. “The Dash”, developed by the Munich start-up company Bragi, is the world’s first in-ear computer and is equipped with astonishing features. In this article we would like toRead More
EBV TQ of Wearable Technology
To understand a complex topic we need to lead conversations with experts, ask the right questions, collect facts and learn from history to predict the future. Let’s answer one thing straight away: Why are wearables important enough to dedicate a complete issue of our knowledge magazine “The Quintessence” (TQ) to it? Ultra-portable computers will infiltrate diverse aspects of our lives and while some may remain gadgets others will have a huge influence on our performance, well-being and quality of life. No matter, if you are involved in wearable technology onRead More
Athletes know the value of precise training data and analytics. Everything like pulse, speed, movement and other metrics can make a difference. In competitive sports advanced measurements of vital body signs and tracking of activity have been performed for years. With the IoT and shrinking sizes of chips as well as decreasing prices for electronic components sports and activity monitoring has become available to “common” people who want to keep up with their state of health in form of wearables, fitness trackers and smartwatches. However choosing a smartwatch isn’t easyRead More
NXP IoT Truck
When you walk through the streets these days you might see a whacky vehicle driving around. Then you might ask if people coming from the future lost their way and hit our roads. At this point we can reassure you. The futuristic truck is underway on behalf of a special mission: The NXP IoT Truck Smarter World Tour. An IoT lab on wheels The Dutch semiconductor manufacturer NXP, partner of EBV Elektronik, has stuffed this special vehicle with plenty of technology and visual material to explain the fascinating and diverseRead More