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3:20
May 21, 2020

Smart helmet for COVID-19 screening comes to SA

A local company makes available a helmet that can scan the body temperatures of up to 200 people every minute.

1:10
Feb 6, 2020

Apple Watch sales outpace entire Swiss watch industry

Apple sells more watches than the Swiss watch industry, with 31 million units sold worldwide in 2019.

2:30
Nov 1, 2019

Smartwatches, smart clothing drive global wearables boom

Improved sensor accuracy, advances in miniaturisation and better user data protection are some of the reasons why the sector will balloon, says Gartner.

3:00
Mar 12, 2019

Vodacom, Samsung enable SA's first eSIM wearable

Vodacom becomes the first network in SA to support eSIM devices and partners with Samsung to unveil SA's first eSIM wearable.

2:40
Jan 15, 2019

Healthcare spend on wearables to reach $40bn: Juniper

Health trackers and remote patient monitoring technology are set to become `must haves' in delivering healthcare.

1:50
Jun 14, 2018

New wearables-for-your-feet track running technique

German-designed smart insoles for runners use sensors to track how the user is running and provide real-time in-ear feedback.

3:20

Harnessing smart wearables to spy on owners

There could be severe consequences should cyber criminals use these devices to monitor users, says Kaspersky Lab.

2:10
Apr 18, 2018

Fitbit's Apple Watch competitor lands in SA

The Fitbit Versa will be available in SA for R3 200 from the beginning of May.

4:00
Apr 3, 2018

Wearables market shifts to connected clothing

Research shows connected clothing will soon overtake wrist-based devices as the leader in the wearables sector.

3:30
Mar 23, 2018

Wearables soon to be commonplace in enterprise

The growing IOT market, advances in AR and the arrival of 5G will all play a role in workplace wearable adoption.

3:00

Clothing, ear-based wearables to grow to 30m in 2022

Specialist wearables are expected to grow over 25 times faster than typical activity trackers, according to Juniper research.

2:30
Dec 5, 2017

Smartwatches set to grow in popularity

Forrester forecasts smartwatches will make up more than half of wearables sales in 2022.

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