2019 Press

Austrian ski equipment maker Atomic unveiled the future of ski boot and skier connectivity with the debut of a digital skiing concept: the Atomic Hawx Ultra Connected. Developed in conjunction with biomechanics experts from Salzburg University and Salzburg Research, Atomic’s Hawx Connected concept delivers digital tracking and analysis capabilities through Atomic’s free mobile Connected App for instant on-slope feedback and enhanced skiing experience. Hawx Connected allows you to know precisely how to adjust your skiing technique for higher performance through refining your balance, pressure...

VRHealth, a health tech company providing Virtual Reality (VR) products for healthcare implementations, announced the launch of the first telehealth-VR medical platform that includes apps specifically designed for consumers to use at home. The platform, developed in collaboration with AARP’s innovation Lab, was announced at the CES 2019. As part of its collaboration with AARP, VRHealth has a residency in AARP Innovation Lab and is integrating core features of its product into the “Health and Wellness” section of Alcove VR, a...

A heart-attack happens suddenly and without any warning. If you have a heart condition, being able to predict a heart attack could save your life. Chronolife, a cotton-and lycra-based vest, designed to prevent medical emergencies in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), debuted at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas. CHF is a chronic condition that affects the pumping power of your heart muscles. CHF is the stage in which the heart’s pumping power decreases due to fluid buildup around the heart. Read...

With the growing opioid crisis, healthcare professionals are searching for a drug-free alternative to pain management. A new CDC report found that overdoses corresponding strongly with use of synthetic opioids increased nearly 10% year-over-year in 2017 and, as a result, the average American life expectancy has been reduced by nearly four months for the first time since WWII. Now, Oska Wellness, a pioneer in technology-driven wellness solutions, announced it will debut its next-generation Oska Pulse device at Pepcom’s Digital Experience...

Matrix has unveiled a new smartwatch, called the PowerWatch 2, which is loaded with features like step count, heart rate monitor, notification and GPS, and needs only body heat and solar power to run. Launched at the CES 2019, the PowerWatch 2 is a follow-up to last year’s PowerWatch X that was powered entirely by the body heat emitted from your wrist. However, the watch was missing features like GPS and a heart rate sensor that had become commonplace on most smartwatches....

Garmin will unveil the latest upgrades to its world-renowned navigation software, enhancements to its infotainment platforms, a demo exhibiting augmented reality technology, and their current work on integrated cameras and wearable solutions at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. “We are looking forward to the opportunity of showcasing all the hard work our team has put together for current and future projects at this year’s CES,” said Matt Munn, Garmin automotive OEM managing director. “Whether it’s the inclusion...

Mimi Hearing Technologies GmbH, a Berlin-based audio-tech company that develops and licenses personalized audio technology, and its partner beyerdynamic have won the CES Innovation Awards for the second time in a row. At the CES 2018, their Aventho wireless was honored and this year’s honor went to the new LAGOON ANC. With millions of smart speakers and wearables, our primary sense of interaction with the intelligent world is increasingly moving from sight to sound. However, despite recent advancements in sound quality,...

Silicon Valley startup DigiLens unveiled DigiLens Crystal, a reference platform that gives OEM’s a customizable, cost-effective waveguide-based eyeglass style solution for both workforce and consumer applications. The completely transparent Augmented Reality smartglasses deliver content both indoors and outdoors. Maintenance, logistics or manufacturing workers can increase productivity and at the same time stay safe by using these glasses which provide timely access to real-time remote assistance and enterprise data – all while staying hands-free. Read More...

Viewpointsystem is showcasing the VPS 19 smart glasses, which combine eye tracking with a display element for a Mixed Reality experience.  VPS 19 is a CES 2019 Innovation Award Honoree in the Wearable Technologies category. The inclusion of "digital iris" technology is what sets the VPS 19 apart from other wearable technologies. The digital iris is capable of interpreting a person's eye behavior to enable interaction by eye gesture, both consciously and subconsciously. The user can interact with the elements displayed...

Movesense announced it has shipped over 700 software development kits to developers creating smart wearables for sports, healthcare, entertainment, and industrial applications worldwide. Movesense is a ready-to-use motion sensor and development environment developed by well-known Finnish sports watch maker Suunto. Movesense sensor can measure speed and acceleration and it can be used as a wearable device or can be attached to equipment. Since its inception, the company has introduced several upgrades to its platform to give companies and development teams the tools...