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Wearables Hot News #1Y3Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Intel prend ses quartiers à l’EPFL – Techno – Bilan Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Le numéro un mondial des semi-conducteurs Intel aura désormais un laboratoire sur le campus de l’EPFL. Cette arrivée s’est faite par le biais du rachat d’une start-up sélectionnée l’an dernier par … Montblanc’s Peculiar New Smartwatch Attachment Revealed Shared by […]

Wearables News & Rumors #48Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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The Samsung Gear S is a standalone smartwatch with some caveats Shared by Sepian Pergilah samsung­ – #GearS #Wearable – Samsung has jumped into the wearables war with gusto and launched quite a lot of smartwatches and fitness trackers in 2014. Aside from odd features here and there – like the came… LG G Smartwatch […]

Wearables News & Rumors #46Wednesday, December 3, 2014

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I Asked 20,000 Doctors About Fitbit And Apple’s HealthKit, And Here’s The Answer – Forbes Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Practice Fusion, a fast-growing provider of free electronic health records, threw a brilliant pitch at me. Would I like to pose a question to their doctors? More than 112,000 medical professionals … U.S. Hardware Startup […]

Wearables News & Rumors #45Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Google Glass Failed, but Here’s the Path Its Successors Will Take Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Two and a half years after Google cofounder Sergey Brin unveiled Google Glass with a group of skydivers jumping from a zeppelin above San Francisco, the computer you wear on your face is falling to… Wearable Technology : Golf […]

Wearables News & Rumors #44Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Opening Ceremony MICA Watch – Wearable Technology – Shared by molly www­ – Wearable technology’s greatest hurdle thus far? The actual wearing bit. No matter how enticing or cutting-edge the stuff inside may be, for many (the fashion conscious, particularly) there is a dis… Fitbit Data Now Being Used In The Courtroom – Forbes […]

Wearables News & Rumors #43Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Wearable Technology – Make It Wearable Challenge by Intel Shared by Thomas Andersen makeit­ – Wristify, is a personal, intelligent, bracelet that can cool when you’re warm, heat when you’re cool, and interface with our growing world of connected devices. Using our patent-pending technology … Jawbone’s UP3 Crams More Sensors Into A $180 One-Size-Fits-All Band […]

Wearables News & Rumors #42Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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Bionym, RBC and MasterCard Announce World’s First Biometrically Authenticated Wearable Payment Technology Trial Shared by Shahab Khan www­ – Toronto-based Bionym recently raised $14 million and stated its Nymi smartband has seen over 10,000 pre-orders. Nymi Band that uses a unique heartbeat for authentication and acts as your universal … Report claims steel Apple Watch […]

Wearables News & Rumors #41Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Tim Cook on Apple’s Role in Fitness Shared by Pranab Punj www­ – This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. … inside I think that when you’re dealing with wellness on fitness … and the proactive pieces of felt like I don’t… Fitbit to take on Apple Watch in 2015 […]

Wearables News & Rumors #40Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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‘Boom Boom Pow:’ enters wearables market Shared by stockmarketnow www­ – William Adams, known by his stage name as the founding member of the pop band The Black Eyed Peas, unveiled his very own smartwatch at Salesforce’s DreamForce conference in San Francisco… Fitbit’s new wearable looks like a watch, crams in GPS and […]

Wearables News & Rumors #39Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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3 wearable tech innovations that can help save lives – Shared by Armin Talić www­ – What about a fabric that can help detect illness and keep you safe even when far from a doctor? Companies such as New Zealand’s Footfalls and Heartbeats, or Britain’s SmartLife, are developing fibr… Hyetis REDLINE Smartwatch Debuts RDL-001 […]

Wearables News & Rumors #38Wednesday, October 8, 2014

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Does technology need to be fashionable? – Forbes Shared by Toy Candy www­ – Plenty of people ask if wearable tech is ever going to be truly wearable. Sometimes that question is about practicalities – will it be too heavy, too big, or too bulky? But more often, it’s about t… The Apple Watch is […]

Wearables News & Rumors #37Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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Intel’s Basis Announces Its New Wearable To Track Your Health All The Time – Forbes Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Intel Intel has been on a bit of a wearables kick lately. Its New Devices Group, run by former Apple and Palm exec Mike Bell, has been busy partnering with the likes of Fossil and Opening […]

Swiss Meetup SmartwatchTuesday, September 30, 2014

November 5th Wearables Meetup

What’s new in Smartwatch segment ? We will host on November 5th a Meetup dedicated to new models. Register here: If you want to present your favorite Smartwatch you are welcome. Current list includes but not limited to: – Moto 360 – LG G watch – Withings Activité – Neptune Pine – Basis Peak […]

Wearables News & Rumors #36Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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How I plan to use Apple’s HealthKit and other fitness-tracking apps to help save my life — Tech News and Analysis Shared by RED-DOLPHIN gigaom­.com – It’s an odd way of phrasing it. Medically, not only am I fat, but, I’m fat enough it could kill me. I’ve written in the past about how Apple […]

Wearables News & Rumors #35Wednesday, September 17, 2014


A Soft Exoskeleton Uses Far Less Energy Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – A soft exoskeleton being developed by researchers at Harvard could let soldiers carry heavy backpacks over long distances or help stroke victims walk more steadily. The device, which helps propel t… Apple Watch brings wearable tech to the mainstream – in time for […]

RED-DOLPHIN signs with SWISS POST to use YellowCubeFriday, September 12, 2014

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RED-DOLPHIN has selected Swiss Post as a global partner for its logistics services. YellowCube is the platform we now use to store our inventory and deliver to our customers. We believe this is a state of art offer to ensure maximum customer satisfaction and efficient service. See a video taken when we visited the automated […]

Wearables News & Rumors #34Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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Apple launches Apple Watch, its first wearable device | Technology Shared by Amy Li www­ – Apple’s highly anticipated entry into the world of wearable technology is the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch will monitor health and fitness, tracking the wear’s motions, heart rate and sleep with bu… BBC News – Apple Watch: The net […]

APPLE wants to compete with Swiss Watch makers !Thursday, September 4, 2014


We expect the field of Smart Watches to be very very interesting. Not only because since a long time we believe features to be built-in on our wrist will be mind blowing but also and mostly because a company like APPLE will try and enter the watch market. This is a complete new field for […]

Wearables News & Rumors #33Wednesday, September 3, 2014

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Google Acquires Gecko, Which Did Mechanical Design For The Original FitBit Shared by RED-DOLPHIN techcrunch­.com – Google has acquired Gecko Design, a firm operating out of Los Gatos, Calif., to help with its Google X special projects laboratory. The acquired company has done design work for a number of high-pr… Apple’s iWatch is finally coming […]

Wearables News & Rumors #32Monday, September 1, 2014

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Ralph Lauren Unveils the Next Evolution of Wearable Technology ? Highsnobiety Shared by Carlo Bianchi www­ – ?Ralph Lauren continues to be at the cutting edge of fashion and culture,? said David Lauren, Senior Vice President of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations. ?Our goal is to create and reflec… Swatch Switches Gears on Smartwatches as […]

Wearables News & Rumors #31Thursday, August 21, 2014

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Longer-Lasting Batteries Are Under Development for Wearable Devices Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – A type of battery that could eventually store twice as much energy as a conventional one could soon move beyond niche applications to wearable devices, phones and even electric cars. Solid-state ba… Startup Is Building a Wearable Air-Quality Monitor Shared by RED-DOLPHIN […]

Wearables News & Rumors #30Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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How wearable cameras can help those with Alzheimer’s | Technology Shared by CTA Health IT www­ – Some people hang out with their friends on yachts or play pool with pretty girls. Others like to go on treetop zip-wire adventures and holiday on wooded Thai islands. These examples of images on th… Could our smartphones […]

Wearables News & Rumors #29Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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India’s Take On Google Glass, A Vibrating Smartshoe – Forbes Shared by Helene Cavalli www­ – Is the next phase of wearable technology in the shoe? Indian startup Ducere Technologies certainly thinks so. Called the Lecha shoe, and described as “interactive haptic footwear”, this smartshoe s… Travel Tip: How Wearable Technology Will Change Travel Shared […]

Wearables News & Rumors #28Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Xiaomi Releases Its First Wearable Device – 3cseo Shared by Albert Royal 3cseo­.com – Not wanting to be left out of the wearable technology craze Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi today released its first ever wearable device. Called the Mi Band it is perhaps one of the cheapest devices o… Soundsight Headphones, a new level of wearable […]

Wearables News & Rumors #25Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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Android this week: Google I/O 2014 in review — Tech News and Analysis Shared by RED-DOLPHIN gigaom­.com – For two-and-a-half hours at its annual developer event, Google employees trotted on- and off-stage to share the company’s improvements for Android. It felt to me as if Google crammed four hours of … Google puts focus on wearable devices […]

Wearables News & Rumors #24Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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Exclusive: Google Wants To Collect Your Health Data With ‘Google Fit’ – Forbes Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – With reporting by Forbes contributor Ewan Spence. Google Google is planning to launch a new health service called Google Fit to collect and aggregate data from popular fitness trackers and health-… How Wearable Tech Is Changing Exercise […]

Wearables News & Rumors #23Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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Activity Tracker Sales Dominate Wearables in Q1 Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – London — Activity trackers dominated worldwide sales of wearable devices in the first quarter, outselling smart watches by 4-to-1, with 2.35 million devices shipped, according to study by ABI Resea… Wearable Technology – Present Implications and Future Expectations Shared by Eliot Pearson theappentrepreneur­.com […]

Wearables News & Rumors #22Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Wearable Technology: The Coming Revolution in Healthcare Shared by CT–BT www­ – The year 2014 may well go down as the year of wearable technology. The impact of wearables is already being felt in education, communication, navigating, and entertainment; but perhaps the greatest… The latest in Wearable Technology : Smart Shirts Shared by Anthony Fulton […]

Wearables News & Rumors #21Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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The History of Wearable Technology: A timeline Shared by Toby Beresford www­ – Wearable technology is all the rage in 2014, forming one of the key themes at the giant CES show in January and getting a conference and expo all to itself in London a couple of months later. Numer… BBC – Future – Wearable […]

Wearables News & Rumors #20Wednesday, May 28, 2014

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If Jawbone Were For Sale, Who Would Buy It? Shared by RED-DOLPHIN techcrunch­.com – Is Jawbone in play? That’s a question that has been bounced around the rumor mill lately, likely driven by a few other huge recent acquisitions in the hardware space. Over the last few days, the Te… Apple to Launch New ‘Smart […]

Wearables News & Rumors #19Friday, May 16, 2014

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LG debuts G-Watch wearable tech, new tablets | SciTech Shared by _imNOTaron www­ – Korea-based tech company LG over the weekend posted a video teasing a new Android-powered “G” smartwatch, claiming to “define” what a smartwatch should be. In a YouTube video posted May 11, LG show… The Original Wearable: OMSignal talks smart shirts and […]

Wearables News & Rumors #18Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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Swatch Objects to Authorities on Apple’s Use of IWatch Label – Bloomberg Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Swatch Group AG (UHR), the world’s biggest watchmaker, said it has taken action against Apple Inc. (AAPL) over the most valuable technology company’s use of the iWatch label, which it says is too s… Wearable technology can boost […]

Wearables News & Rumors #17Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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Amazon Opens Wearable Technology Store Shared by Harry Hellerschmid mashable­.com – Amazon may not be developing wearable technology, but the ecommerce giant is embracing the growing number of these devices. The company on Tuesday launched a storefront dedicated to wearable techno… Forget the Quantified Self. We Need to Build the Quantified Us | Design Shared […]

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Digital health – TV reportThursday, April 24, 2014

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The RTS (Radio TV Switzerland) has released a report on the theme of “Digital Connected Health” in 36.9° TV Magazine (The health Magazine of the Swiss TV channel). See or review this show: here. This report presents examples of inputs from the Quantified Self to connected health (with an interview of […]

Wearables News & Rumors #16Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Nike lays off FuelBand team, exits wearable device market, report says – Shared by Ana Luz www­ – The Beaverton, Ore., company Thursday told as many as 55 employees of the 70-person team it had working on FuelBand devices that their jobs had been cut, according to CNET. The report also said Nik… Evernote […]

Wearables News & Rumors #15Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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A Wearables Startup Playbook Shared by Brit techcrunch­.com – Few sectors have received as much buzz as the wearables market. From fitness bands and anklet baby monitors, to smartwatches and Google Glass, wearables are fun, cool, and cutting-edge. The rise of… An ‘Always-On” World: Enabling GPS and Wearable Sensors with Less Power Shared by Gaskins, […]

Wearables News & Rumors #14Wednesday, April 9, 2014

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Nanodot-based smartphone battery that recharges in 30 seconds Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Today at Microsoft’s Think Next symposium in Tel Aviv, Israeli startup StoreDot has demonstrated the prototype of a nanodot-based smartphone battery it claims can fully charge in just under 30 seco… With this ring: the wearable smart ring that controls your world […]

Wearables News & Rumors #13Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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Wearables: one-third of consumers abandoning devices | Technology Shared by Activity Tracker www­ – The advert was blunt: a second-hand Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch for sale, priced at “£100 ONO”. For a device which cost £299 in September, surely that’s a bargain? Yet after a week advertised on… Beyond the SmartWatch — Startups Push Body […]

Wearables News & Rumors #12Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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Oculus founder says Facebook deal will make virtual reality cheaper and better Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – One year ago, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey told me that his virtual reality headset company had no intention to sell. He said that the team had agreed, for the time being, to stay independent — to … NASA […]

Wearables News & Rumors #11Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Apple’s Healthbook will reportedly go beyond fitness to analyze your blood Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – 9to5Mac reports this morning that Apple’s long-rumored fitness and health-tracking app Healthbook is well on its way to reality. Designed to resemble Passbook, the ambitious app will apparently be … For Watch Nerds, the Moto 360 Is a Sure […]

Join Meetup Wearables – Smart Watch Special EditionMonday, March 17, 2014

Meetup Smartwatch Wearables

  Smart Watch is one of the most promising category in Wearables. We have now a growing choice of innovation to discuss about, test, share experience … This Meetup will be an opportunity to review the latest news, maybe some announcements during Baselworld ? REGISTER and bring your own device as they say !

Wearables News & Rumors #10Thursday, March 13, 2014

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BBC News – Android for wearables coming, says Google software boss Shared by Guys Night In Radio www­ – Google is branching out in the wearable technology market, with the release of a software development kit. It would allow developers to create wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness trac… This iPhone case can read […]

Wearables News & Rumors #9Wednesday, March 5, 2014

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Intel Acquires Basis For $100M – Wearable World News Shared by RED-DOLPHIN wearableworldnews­.com – Posted By Kelly Clay on Mar 3, 2014 in Featured, Health and Fitness Basis has been in talks with just about everybody the past few months to sell its technology to tech giants looking to acquire it… BBC News – Body […]

Wearables News & Rumors #8Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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What You Need to Know About the Fitbit Force Recall Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Fitbit announced today that they are issuing a voluntary recall of their $130 Fitbit Force—they’re offering refunds to people who own them, and they’ve stopped selling the device. This in response … BlackBerry currently has no plans for a wearable […]

Wearables News & Rumors #7Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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New iWatch Concept Video Envisions A Vertical, Notification-Based UI For An Apple Wearable Shared by RED-DOLPHIN techcrunch­.com – A new iWatch concept video produced by Fuse Chicken, the Cleveland-based design startup that’s currently funding a magnetic charging cable and dock for iPhone, imagines what a wrist-mounted Apple w… Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear might run Tizen […]

Wearables News & Rumors #6Thursday, February 6, 2014

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iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking Shared by Vassilis Papadopoulo 9to5mac­.com – Apple has its sights set on another industry ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness world. Apple currently plans to release a new version of the iPhone operating system this year w… Google Looking to […]

Wearables News & Rumors #5Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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Google Glass adds style, prescription lenses – Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – (CNN) — Google Glass’s vision for its future is coming into focus. On Tuesday, Google announced it will add Google Glass options for prescription glasses, its most requested feature since it launc… Wearable Tech Shared by Chris Thaller www­ – There’s nothing […]

Wearables News & Rumors #4Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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BBC News – Google unveils ‘smart contact lens’ to measure glucose levels Shared by Corentin Dugué www­ – Google has said it is testing a “smart contact lens” that can help measure glucose levels in tears. It uses a “tiny” wireless chip and a “miniaturised” glucose sensor embedded between two layers of…   T-Mobile’s ‘Mobile […]

Wearables News & Rumors #3Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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Wearables: The eyes have it | Deloitte Shared by Cornelia Calugar www2­ – By using an account we can help you personalize your site experience and connect you with content most relevant to you. By using an account we can help you personalize your site experience and conn… #TBT How New is Wearable Technology? | […]

Wearables News & Rumors #2Wednesday, January 8, 2014

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Intel shows off wearable gadgets as chipmaker expands beyond PCs (#CES2014) Shared by Gichangi www­ – LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed off wearable computing devices on Monday including earbuds that monitor your heart rate and a smart headset as the world’s largest chipmaker tr… Eyes on the Sony Core, its first entry […]

Wearables News & Rumors #1Wednesday, January 1, 2014

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL ! Looking forward for a great 2014 ! OMsignal Delivers Wearable Technology To Captures Your Bio-Data – Business Balla Shared by Sheila Weeks www­ – Wearable technology, along with 3D printing, mobile money, and smart cities are just a few of the tech trends for 2014 and the coming […]

Best of Wearables 2013Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Best of Wearables 2013

We selected the best of Wearables for 2013 CES 2013: we saw plenty of new startups, projects, devices (including Fitbit Flex, Withings Pulse, …) Pebble: shipped the first smart watch Crowdfunding loves Wearables (Pebble, Shine, Neptune Pine, Beddit …) Digital Health is gaining momentum Samsung launched Gear smart watch (not perfect ! but before Apple) […]

Free RED-DOLPHIN PoloSaturday, December 21, 2013

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Most active Forum member until end of January 2014 will win a limited edition RED-DOLPHIN polo !   join our Forum, post infos, ask questions … contribute actively !

Wearables News & Rumors #51Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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Fitbit CEO: Wearable tech isn’t one size fits all Shared by Bolse news­ – One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to wearable technology, said James Park, CEO and co-founder of fitness tracking wearable technology FitBit. Speaking at the LeWeb conference in Paris on Wedne… Facebook Moves Toward Wifi Internet And Wearable Technology | […]

Wearables News & Rumors #50Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Channel EMEA Shared by Sergio Azevedo Lopes channelemea­.com – DISTREE EMEA has confirmed the inclusion of a new Wearable Technology (WT) & Connected Devices Channel Summit as part of its overall 2014 event agenda. DISTREE EMEA is the region’s leading channel … How to Cash In on the Wearable Computing Boom Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ […]

Wearables News & Rumors #49Wednesday, December 4, 2013

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Pivothead’s new video capture glasses let you mix and match power, storage and wireless add-ons Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – Pivothead’s video-recording specs have undergone only a slight evolution since they launched early last year, gaining live broadcast abilities through the Air Sync add-on. Here at Expand NY, howeve… Now THAT’S ‘wearable technology’! Man implants […]

Wearables News & Rumors #48Wednesday, November 27, 2013

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Report: Google in talks with VSP Global for Google Glass frames, lenses — Tech News and Analysis Shared by RED-DOLPHIN gigaom­.com – Google has said it’s working on a solution for Google Glass wearers that require corrective lenses. Few details have surfaced so far, but the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Google is i… […]

Wearables News & Rumors #47Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Red-Dolphin | Wearables: Learn/be ahead, Join/be rewarded Shared by RED-DOLPHIN red-dolphin­.com – We are building this Wearables Community and really mean to reward our members. Not to forget that active Wearable Technology Community members also get rewards for Posts, Referrals, Subscription t… Technically, you are what you wear Shared by Аnggriawan Octavian☀ news­ – Ten […]

Wearables: Learn/be ahead, Join/be rewardedWednesday, November 20, 2013


We are building this Wearables Community and really mean to reward our members.     Here is an example of what we do for you:   Win a BACtrack mobile breathalyzer Just retweet our #WearablesAreHere contest and follow us Random winner will be picked when we reach 50RTs               […]

Motorola Moto G eventWednesday, November 13, 2013

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Wearables News & Rumors #46Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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Five Challenges For The The Internet of Things Ecosystem – Forbes Shared by RED-DOLPHIN www­ – When I met Rachel Kalmar, Data Scientist at Misfit Wearables, earlier this year, she had 17 devices strapped to her body. The devices, which are mostly around her wrist, measured various parameters… BBC News – Robotic ‘power boost’ arm […]

Wearables News & Rumors #45Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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2014 Will Be The Year Of Wearable Technology – Forbes Shared by Antonio Alvarado H. www­ – Looking over the mobile stands and start-ups at ‘The Summit‘ this week in Dublin, it’s clear that the next wave of hardware innovation in mobile is going to come from the rise of wearable technolog… The jobs of […]

Wearables News & Rumors #44Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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Google Nears Smartwatch Launch – Shared by Jacques Begin online­ – TAIPEI—Google Inc.’s smartwatch is in late-stage development and the company is in talks with Asian suppliers to begin mass production of the device, people familiar with the matter said. The new d… Waterloo Startup Airo Health Unveils Wristband That Monitors Nutrition, Stress, Exercise, […]

Wearables News & Rumors #43Thursday, October 24, 2013

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BBC News – Can Nike’s Fuelband really motivate you to exercise? Shared by Alastair Somerville www­ – Nike says its new activity-tracking Fuelband SE will motivate people to exercise even more. But can a wristband really lead to better health? Back in 2009, Nike vice-president of digital sport Stef… BBC News – Adidas Micoach smartwatch […]

Wearables News/Rumors #42Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Fitbit Force is a slim fitness band with more screen Shared by Macworld/iWorld www­ – The latest fitness band from Fitbit isn’t just about counting steps and burning calories. With the inclusion of a small OLED display, the new Fitbit Force is a little more smartwatch-like. It can t… Google readying ‘Mobile Meter’ app that […]

Wearables News/Rumors #41Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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Berg Insight: 8.3M wearable devices were sold in 2012 — Tech News and Analysis Shared by RED-DOLPHIN gigaom­.com – In 2012, consumers worldwide bought 8.3 million fitness trackers, smart watches and other connected wearables, according to a new study from Swedish research group Berg Insight. That may seem like … Intel Capital Invests in Wearable […]

CES 2014 to focus on WearablesSunday, October 6, 2013

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Gary Shapiro leads CEA association and its prestigious event called CES (“Consumer Electronic Show”).   2014 edition will take place from Jan 7th to 10th in Las Vegas.During CES unveiled serie of events, Gary and Karen Chupka are promoting CES and what’s new for the 2014 edition.       During CES unveiled serie of […]

Wearables News/Rumors #40Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: BBC News – Motion sensors adapt to your desires Shared by Jeff C. Alaniz www­ – Most wearable technology tends to be used for specific purposes – like measuring your sleep patterns or calorie burn. But one start-up is developing a capsule-sized device which can be easily progr… How Wearables […]

Wearables News/Rumors #39Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: Wearable Smart Sensor Technology Invention to Monitor Vital Signs Patented In Europe : Sagacious Research Patent Updates Shared by Sagacious Research www­ – An exciting new smart sensor technology has been developed to monitor vital signs, such as heart rate, blood oxygen levels and temperature of human body. This is […]

Wearables News/Rumors #38Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: 4 W’s of Wearable Technology: Who, Why, When and Where Shared by ZOWi blog­ – In my other life as a fitness professional, I come across a lot of wearable technology associated with fitness – from the simplicity of a pedometer to the more sophisticated activity monitors that… Infographic: The […]

build, upgrade your Phone ?Friday, September 13, 2013

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Phoneblocs is a new concept ! Well the concept is not new, but certainly it has not been promoted as such in the smartphone industry so far. But it is the model PC industry has been using for decades. You assembled your own device, then you can maintain it more easily in case one specific […]

WT News/Rumors -week 37Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: $1.5 billion or $15 billion market in 2014 for Wearable Technology like Google Glass and smartwatches ? Shared by Andrew Badera nextbigfuture­.com – $1.5 billion or $15 billion market in 2014 for Wearable Technology like Google Glass and smartwatches ? Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook Tweet A Juniper market […]

The Rise of Wearable TechTuesday, September 10, 2013

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it is always good to try and explain things even when you believe it is simple and obvious. So here is a nice Infographic to explain or at least give a point of view about Wearable Technology ! join Forum to dicuss or suggest other infographic to explain your vision:     Thank you Kristie […]

Latest Products Updates September 2013Monday, September 9, 2013

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Here is a recap of the recent products we included on the site or major updates taking place in September (see August here):   Products we included this month:   Guard2me GPS Locator watch (Digital Health): more than a watch as we positioned this device in the Digital Health category. It will be used by families […]

Nissan Smartwatch connected to your CarMonday, September 9, 2013

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BBC News – Nissan launches Nismo smartwatch for drivers Shared by Ng Kian Peng www­ - A smartwatch that monitors the performance of a vehicle as well as the driver has been launched by car manufacturer Nissan. Just like a traditional smartwatch, the Nissan Nismo measures the user’s …   Your dashboard on your Wrist: this […]

WT News/Rumors -week 36Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: Five Things Samsung’s Smartwatch Tells Us About the Future of Wearables Shared by Beth Clay www­ – VentureBeat got an exclusive early look at Samsung’s upcoming smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, over the weekend. It’s a chunky, ugly block of a thing, even accounting for the fact that the model we […]

WT News/Rumors – week 35Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: Samsung’s Galaxy Gear Coming Sept. 4 Shared by OtterBox mashable­.com – Samsung will launch its smart watch, the Galaxy Gear, on Sept. 4 ahead of the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin, Germany. Lee Young-hee, VP of Samsung’s mobile business, confirmed the d… The Future of Wearable Technology – […]

WT News/Rumors – week 34Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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Subscribe to the Wearable Technology newsletter: Smartwatch Watch: A Look at Every iWatch Competitor in Development Shared by Markus Jokinen www­ – There is a cold war going on in tech. Almost every major tech player, and some new companies we’ve never heard of, is plotting and planning to win the war ahead: for your wrist. […]

Latest Products Updates August 2013Thursday, August 15, 2013

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Here is a recap of the recent products we included on the site or major updates taking place in August:   Products we included this month:   Beddit mobile Sleep tracker (Digital Health): after the pro version (for use at home) Beddit is launching on Indiegogo a simpler version working directly on your smartphone (iPhone […]

WT News/Rumors – week 33Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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Fitbit gets another $43M for wearable fitness technology — Tech News and Analysis Shared by SeanChris gigaom­.com – Fitness tracking startup Fitbit has nabbed another $43 million in venture funding. The Series D round, which follows $23 million previously raised, was led by Softbank Capital and included new inve… Why wearable computers will need advances […]

WT News/Rumors – week 32Wednesday, August 7, 2013

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Read below the most important Wearable Technology news compiled for this week: Brits can now get hands-off with the Autographer wearable camera | Technology Shared by PEPA ROJO www­ – Who said smartphones would kill off the personal digital camera? A new, wearable camera called Autographer goes on sale in the UK today, and is […]

WT News/Rumors – week 31Wednesday, July 31, 2013

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Read below the most important Wearable Technology news compiled for this week:   BREAKING: Samsung’s first smartwatch SM-V700 confirmed (Update) Shared by Of zica and vdlow www­ – On July 23 we posted about Samsung’s rumoured smartwatch. Well, a day later a listing showed up on Zaumba, which seemingly confirms this watch. The SM-V700 is, according […]

WT News Update week 30Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Read below the most important Wearable Technology news compiled for this week: Red-Dolphin | Samsung to launch watch before Apple ? Shared by RED-DOLPHIN red-dolphin­.com – Samsung plans to launch Galaxy Note III on 6/9/13 and maybe together with it the new “Gear” Smartwatch. Yes there is a race to propose first really innovative Wearable […]

Samsung to launch watch before Apple ?Monday, July 22, 2013


SEE UPDATE on 4/9/13 here:   What are you doing on September 4th ? Samsung plans to launch Galaxy Note III on 4/9/13 and maybe together with it the new “Gear” Smartwatch. Yes there is a race to propose first really innovative Wearable Technology for the wrist. Apple is expecte to release iWatch in 2014 (at least […]

WT News Update Week 29Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Read below the most important Wearable Technology news compiled for this week: Red-Dolphin | Lucky employees get free Jawbone UP ! Shared by RED-DOLPHIN red-dolphin­.com – All Things D is reporting that all Yahoo employees will get a free Jawbone UP. This was generously decided by CEO Marissa Mayer. No connection to the fact she […]

Lucky employees get free Jawbone UP !Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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All Things D is reporting that all Yahoo employees will get a free Jawbone UP. This was generously decided by CEO Marissa Mayer. No connection to the fact she is also part of the board at Jawbone ? ! Now more interesting: regularly companies look at ways to boost the moral of their employees by […]

WT News Update Week 28Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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Read below the most important Wearable Technology news compiled for this week: Tell me EVERYTHING About you: What’s Next in Quantified Self? Shared by RED-DOLPHIN thenextweb­.com – I get up every day, put on my jeans and walk to the kitchen to get breakfast. Already, I’m being tracked by my Fitbit One, which is logging […]

Who wants Wearable Technology today ?Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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A recent survey in the US (1011 persons called) by MODIS was recently published. Reading different reviews recently, you can see the glass half full or half empty. It could take another 5 to 10 years for Wearable Technology to become mainstream but “Geeks are ready for Wearable Tech” says the report. Interest in Smart […]

is Samsung Gear new Smartwatch Brand ?Monday, July 8, 2013


See update on 4/9/13 here. Check Samsung “Gear” and other Smartwatch competitors.   (published on July 8th, 2013) Rumors are moving fast in the Wearable Technology space nowadays. We are watching for every sign from a vendor making a move. Apple will maybe not move before the end of the year, so Phandroid found something interesting from […]

WT News Update Week 27Friday, July 5, 2013

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Read below the most important Wearable Technology news compiled for this week:   The Potential Behind Wearable Gadgets Shared by Wearable Tech Watch mashable­.com – The idea of using a sensor to track one of your bodily functions (say, your heart rate) used to be the domain of the medical industry or professional athletes. Today, […]

Dell to shrink our PC ?Friday, July 5, 2013

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    As miniaturization enabled us to have smarter devices and accessories. It is normal that PC manufacturers look into this to size reduce PCs and possibly make them wearable. DELL and certainly others admit they are looking at this segment/opportunity. With revenue dropping in the classic PC space, Windows 8 not generating massive customer […]

Foxconn smart watch presentedThursday, July 4, 2013

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It is good to get surprises: we were all looking at Apple, Samsung, Sony for the future Smart Watches to come. And Terry Gou ( he is the chairman at Hon Hai / Foxconn) presented in the last days a new product/accessory for an iPhone. We are not surprised to see Foxconn capable of putting […]

Join Wearable Technology community to Win !Monday, June 24, 2013

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    We are launching today the first contest for our Wearable Technology Community. We can make you win one great gift: either an AliverCor ECG case for your iPhone 4/4s or the new Activity/Sleep tracker by Withings called Pulse. All members in our forum can participate to this contest: the winner will be the […]

Our eShops are now openMonday, June 24, 2013

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  How can you help us? Visit our eShop and become a customer Post comments in our Forum: REGISTER Tell your friends Subscribe to our newsletter Like our Facebook page Follow us on Twitter and RT some of our messages Tell us how we could improve our site and service If you do all of […]

Rumor ? Announcement ? new Sony Smartwatch coming June 25thSunday, June 23, 2013


  Sony is at the moment helping us to refresh our minds. Will Sony launch a new smart watch on June 25th ? We get the feeling Sony’s R&D have been working hard lately, we saw some new Ultrabook very advanced and now we are all waiting to see what comes next during the week […]

Launching a Wearable Technology App categoryWednesday, June 12, 2013

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My Medical Apps folder … … is going to explode ! Just within a few weeks my folder hosting medical apps on my iPad has been growing, growing … Latest additions to the list: Alivecor ECG (we will soon post test/review of this iPhone ECG and Case protection VistaSigns by Philips: heart rate and breathing rate are […]

Mickey to use Wearable Tech too !Thursday, May 30, 2013

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  It is no big news to anyone, parks like Disney are using a lot new technologies in every domain. Now it is time for Orlando Disney resort to implement Wearable Technology into bracelet for visitors. It had to be named in a way to drive our curiosity and remove any fear about such new […]

Best battery to power wearable tech ?Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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Just to prove that best innovations not always come from Apple, Samsung, Microsoft … Here is an amazing news: an 18 year old student called Eesha Khare may have just “invented” the battery we had dreamt about ! The Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award of $50.000 went on May 17th, 2013 to Eesha Khare. Like […]

“Stained Glass” launches Incubator for Glass/Wearable Tech startupsThursday, May 16, 2013

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Like us at RED-DOLPHIN some people believe in Wearable Technology. Stained Glass incubator initiated by Redg Snodgrass has an exciting vision: “We do this because there is an innate desire for humanity and technology to blend together. We believe we have a responsibility to blend technology, art and humanity in an aesthetically pleasing way.” Startups […]

Rumors: Nike Fuel band to monitor Heart RateMonday, May 13, 2013

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Some rumors are circulating at the moment about the next edition of the Nike Fuel Band. In summary the new version could including the following improvements: a sensor to monitor Heart Rate (Competitors like Withings Smart Activity Tracker will offer this feature during summer) Android App Bluetooth 4.0 new APIs It could be that Nike […]

Visit at CERN LHC with Google GlassSaturday, May 4, 2013

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Here is a great example of what Google Glass can be used for: live sharing / streaming a unique moment by Andrew Vanden Heuvel @avheuv. More this moment is even an interactive physics course between CERN LHC site in Switzerland and students potentially viewing from anywhere in the world. The result is presented in the short […]

Jawbone buys BodyMedia health specialistThursday, May 2, 2013

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Jawbone released the news: JAWBONE TO ACQUIRE BODYMEDIA, INC., FURTHERING ITS LEADERSHIP IN WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY Acquisition Will Accelerate Jawbone’s Technology Innovations and IP in Health & Wellness Jawbone UPTM Now Tracking Over a Billion Steps and 610,000 Hours of Sleep per Day … In order to accelerate its learning curve into digital health Jawbone made […]

The Next Web conference live streamThursday, April 25, 2013

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The Next Web conference is open. in case you are not in Amsterdam this week, here is a chance to follow live stream of what’s going on at the conference:   For exemple I just watch a very interesting presentation by John Lunn from Paypal. He was telling us about new payment services for […]

Wearable Technology Translators are WelcomeWednesday, April 24, 2013


We want our content to reach more people and allow visitors to read and understand better our news, products and even forum discussions. It is a challenge to open a site to multinational audience. At the moment 63% of our visitors are from English speaking countries. We want to facilitate access to information about Wearable Technology […]

Wearable Technology community is liveWednesday, April 17, 2013

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After a few weeks of preparation we have just released a new Menu on our site: COMMUNITY ! This is certainly the most important part of this site. Wearable Technology and Quantified Self practices need to be shared, explained. RED-DOLPHIN Community’s ambition is to accelerate enthusiasm about the benefits of using Wearable Technology in every […]

Geneva Quantified Self meetupFriday, April 12, 2013

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QS Geneva will host its next meet up on April 25th Red-Dolphin will moderate a discussion with participants about the ideal activity tracker. Our objective could be to define a benchmark to be able to analyze most trackers and allow non-experts to find out which one is best suited for their needs. Everyone can contribute […]

Samsung brings health to GalaxyTuesday, April 9, 2013


When Samsung announced the new Galaxy S4 we also discovered a new range of future accessories dedicated to health tracking. 3 devices were presented: S-band, HRM and Body scale. The S-band is like an activity tracker (can be compared to Nike fuel band, Fitbit flex, Jawbone up or new Withings smart activity tracker). For some […]

Wearable Technology NewsletterTuesday, April 2, 2013

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Our newsletter will now be published on Wednesdays every week.   Check the new look and also note that is is now advertising banner free. News and only news. Register to the Red-Dolphin community here and receive automatically the newsletter. Main topics include: Quantified Self, Life logging, Digital Health, new categories like Smart glasses and […]

Tiny implant = Blood analysisThursday, March 28, 2013


In Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Integrated Systems Labs have developed a tiny implant for the body. It will act as Laboratory analyzing your blood 24/24 in real time. It has 7 built-in sensors, no-battery, wireless communication enabled and measures only 14mm. Applications in tele-medecine seem very promising, this implant could help a lot of […]

Shine entered production phaseWednesday, March 27, 2013


The concept from Misfit Wearables named Shine launched end of 2012 has just entered production phase. See message below backers of the project received last night: “Hey Troublemakers! Wanted to share some production images with you. Here’s our team inspecting an early batch we made to make sure we get the color just right! Thanks, […]

Visual / Life logging new era in front of usWednesday, March 20, 2013


Recently noticed that some new wearable devices had something in common about facilitating life logging. When Quantified Self meets with photography it becomes Visual (Life) logging. Somehow Google Glass project is considering this possibility but: * it is not yet available * it could be very expensive * it is not a dedicated solution and […]

iPhone saved her life ?Wednesday, March 6, 2013


Maybe this title is a bit overstated ? Well Dr. TOPOL did it again. He was in a plane (yes again), the flight staff asks after take off if there is a doctor on board … Reminds you of something ? He says “ME” of course and gets opportunity to use the Alivecor ECG accessory […]

Wearable Technology newsletter is outFriday, March 1, 2013


We have released first edition of weekly newsletter for Wearable Technology this Wednesday. You can view it via this link and register to be notified when newest version comes. As there is so much news in our field, we thought of compiling some of the most valuable information we find, mostly from top 100 twitter accounts […]

Define the Ideal Activity Tracker or Wearable Coach surveyFriday, February 22, 2013


Some have been tracking their activity for several years now, some have just started when majority will discover this … soon ! How about contributing here by giving guidance to vendors about THE TRACKER that you would really like to have ? We can think about the device itself: is it a clip on or […]

Swiss watchmakers not yet into SmartWatchesThursday, February 7, 2013


Inside wearable technologies, wrist products category (watches or not) is certainly one of the most looked at (confirmed by audience stats on web-site). It would seem natural to consider that watchmakers and Swiss ones in particular should play a major role here. In reality we observe that this emerging segment is dominated at the […]

joining Quantified Self Meetup in ParisTuesday, February 5, 2013


On February 14th (yes this also Valentine’s day my wife reminded me …) QS Paris will hold its 4th Meetup event. We are very keen to join and meet with members of Quantified Self in Paris. Inspired by 2 journalist at Wired, Quantified Self has developed in numerous ways. From a field of research restricted […]

is BlackBerry 10 Wearable Technology compatible ?Friday, February 1, 2013


Completely absent from our Wearable Technology field where iOS and Android dominate, BlackBerry claims to be back in the SmartPhone battlefield. Well, for us here it is really about having devices and apps allowing us to benefit from new accessories, to track our activities (Quantified Self) to measure key indicators of our Health like Weight, […]

Will a smartphone ever replace a doctor ?Saturday, January 26, 2013


Each domain has its gurus or early adopters. Red-Dolphin platform is certainly meant to offer a forum allowing those who know to share with those who want to learn ! Today we are sharing with you the vision of someone who knows and is very advanced in the matter of Digital Health. Dr Eric Topol […]

Crowd-funding helps discovering future products !Friday, January 25, 2013


Becoming more and more popular, there is no doubt that a growing number of devices we will use in the future will come from crowd-funding projects. See in our selection of solutions the Shine for exemple. Concept proved its potential by getting support from potential users with $846k via Indiegogo platform. If you want to learn […]

Getting addicted to Quantified Self ?Wednesday, January 16, 2013


I ‘d like to share here with you something that happened to me during CES. I had a plan to have with me a Fitbit one all day for an experiement. Idea was simple: the activity tracker would help me quantify how many steps and km I would walk during the show. Before going there the main […]

Is CES a marathon ?Tuesday, January 15, 2013


Well the answer is obviously no, and I can be sure of what I say here thanks to quantified self device. Indeed, during the show I walked 36,2 km or 47368 steps. I managed to use a lot the shuttle buses and especially the monorail between hotel and convention center. This first experiment using Fitbit activity tracker […]

Digital Health session at CES 2013Wednesday, January 9, 2013

CES is the place where a lot of new products are being presented. It is also a place for interesting conferences like today about Digital Health. Serious topics were discussed beginning with the imperative of reducing healthcare spendings in order to be able to maintain investment in other areas like education, research … The panel […]

Attending CES this yearTuesday, January 8, 2013