With wearable technology, learning more about yourself has not only become high-tech but also real-time. From devices and apps that help you track heart rate and food consumption details to gadgets that monitor your mood and even surrounding air, the "quantified self" is a reality for the everyday person. The result? You can learn about your own health with your own self-tracking devices and go a step further by using the devices to measure the success of self-improvement attempts. Here, you can get the latest news on wearable technology and see the innovations that are pushing wearable tech into health care, education and our broader lives.
The Bellabeat fetal monitor and connected system allows pregnant women to track their babies' heart beats, kicks and other milestones, and share that information with friends.
Wearable technology, such as smart wristbands, may be the next new tool to help treat conditions such as autism and depression.
With the AFL season in full swing many of us are glued to our screens marvelling at the speed and tactics of the athletes.
From fitness trackers to smartwatches, wearable technology is infiltrating the fashion world. But are tech companies creating fashions anyone would actually wear?
The Fitbit zip is one of the least expensive fitness trackers on the market, at just $59.95. Here's a look at how much you get for the bargain price.
An increasing number of fitness trackers that are worn on the wrist claim to monitor your heart rate without the need for a chest strap, but how accurate are they?
In 2025, the Internet will be seamlessly integrated into our daily lives, but could also fuel inequality and greater government surveillance and control, experts predict in a new Pew survey.
A startup that makes augmented-reality motorcycle helmets was named the best wearable tech company after a competition here at South by Southwest Interactive Sunday night (Mar. 9).
Here's a look at the best wearable tech gadgets on display at this year's South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin.
You may wear your fitness tracker so often you never miss a step, but all that activity may cause your tracker to get dirty, sweaty or smelly.
The Fitbit One is a lightweight fitness tracker that tracks steps, distance walked, calories burned, floors climbed and sleep. Here's what I found after testing the device.
The Jawbone UP24 is a fitness tracker that tracks steps, distance walked, calories burned, and sleep patterns. Here's what I found after wearing the device for a week.
The trend of using fitness trackers for children is blossoming, but so far, enthusiasm has outstripped actual data on the most effective way to use them.
The fitness tracker maker Fitbit is recalling its Force wristband after user complaints about skin irritation.