A health informatics researcher explains why people don't always get the 'credit' they think they should from using wearable fitness trackers.
Engineers predict a time when people and robots physically interact all day long. For that to happen safely will require new soft materials that can do things like sense touch and change shape.
People are more willing to participate in fitness tracker-based insurance policies when they are in control of their participation.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
An offer that appears beneficial on the surface, but can lead to unintended negative consequences is called a "perverse incentive".
Is an archaic sewing skill a key to connected, sensing, communicating fabrics of the future?
Wearables help regular people track their activity, but sophisticated technology can give deeper insights to elite athletes.
Revelations about the fitness app have turned up the heat on the privacy and security risks of wearables.