Geek News Central Special Media

Geek News Central Special Media

Todd Cochrane

Description: Special Media Feed of Tech News with coverage of events like CES and SXSW. Over 2500 Interviews from leading companies.

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Hospital VR Experience for Children at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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It’s stressful enough as an adult to go into hospital for an operation or procedure. Much as you know it’s for your own good and the doctors are there for your benefit, hospitals are still unfamiliar territory for most people and there are machines which you’re not quite to sure wh...

Advanced Textiles Research at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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I’ve been attending the Wearable Technology Show for a couple of years now and it’s been interesting to see the change in fabrics, yarns and threads. In particular, the conductive wires for LEDs have gone from being obvious to almost invisible. If the LED wasn’t powered up, it woul...

ProGlove Scans from the Back of the Hand at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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Laser barcode scanners have revolutionised stock management and inventory processing in a wide range of industries and they’re ubiquitous at the supermarket checkout. Many of these scanners are handheld models that are constantly picked up and put down as needed, but┬áProGlove offers an altern...

Silver Threads from Statex at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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At the Wearable Technology Show, there were many vendors demonstrating clothing with built-in sensors and lights – I think there was even one with a Raspberry Pi tucked away in the lining. All of them have the problem of how to get power from a battery pack to the electronics and one solution...

Get Smart about Sleep with the Oura Ring at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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When I saw the second generation of the Oura smart ring at the Wearable Technology Show, I was impressed. The Oura team has managed to cram their smart ring with everything you’d expect to find in an activity tracker – motion, pulse, temperature. What you might have expected to wear on y...

Get the Right Light with Lys at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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It’s well established now that blue light has a disruptive effect on sleep as it affects the production of melatonin more than any other wavelength of light but it’s not only effect of light in the hour before bedtime that’s important. Much of our day is spent indoors in often poor...

Digital Health London Innovates with NHS at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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The British National Health Service (NHS) is often thought of as a single organisation but it’s more of a Hydra-esque organism made of many semi-autonomous agencies each with their area of expertise and sources of funding. Consequently, it can be hard for entrepreneurs and startups to engage w...

From Idea to Product with Thrive at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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Specialists in wearable technology, Thrive Wearables helps companies and entrepreneurs take ideas and concepts through to finished products. At the Wearable Technology Show, I chat with Jacob, Thrive’s founder, about their design service and the challenges facing the wearable market in 2018...

Really Smart Shoes from Tinker Design at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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While most tech shows have their headline acts like Apple and Samsung, I really enjoy talking to the the entrepreneurs, artisans and artists who come up with ideas and concepts that are unlikely to be on the shelves PC World anytime soon. Here’s a great example from the Wearable Technology Sho...

Safe Cyclists Save with Nomi at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central Special Media Feed

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Kicking off GNC’s coverage of the Wearable Technology Show, I chat to Valentina of Nomi. Their bright backpack LED display keeps cyclists safe while doubling up as a mobile billboard. The Nomi uses GPS to locate the cyclist and then show adverts relevant to the local area, with the rider earni...
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