Wearable technology

Use for 'Wearable devices', 'Wearable electronics' 


4 Mar 2019

Mobile and health devices are being used by women to collect sensitive information. This edition of the Health Report explores the industry health claims and questions about data security and privacy.


27 Jan 2019

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the findings from the Australian Women and Digital Health Project, a qualitative study involving a total of 66 women around Australia, ranging in age from 21 to 74.

Conference paper

3 Sep 2018

This paper presents the main findings from designing and testing a prototype of a robotic device for stroke rehabilitation; including ease of use, how acceptance and initiation of use were implemented.


13 Jun 2018

Digital health technology has the potential to transform the way we deliver and receive health and social care. Advances in digital technology provide a tangible opportunity to improve health care quality, consumer outcomes and experience.

Briefing paper

1 Mar 2018

Wearable technology has taken the world by storm over the past number of years. Members of the public have been liberated, finally able to take control over their health, wellbeing and lifestyle.

More so now than ever, lifestyle has become a major factor in...


1 Mar 2017

Technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution are blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres of global production systems. The current pace of technological development is exerting profound changes on the way people live and work. It is impacting all disciplines, economies and...


21 Nov 2016

This report features a selection of the Centre for Design Innovation's research projects and a detailed overview of the core programs: Smart Wearables Technology and Design, Furture Self and Design Living Lab, Project Geldom, and Humanitarian Habitat and Design.

Blog post

10 Jun 2016

Following a special workshop convened by the London School of Economics and Political Science's Media Policy Project on ‘Automation, Prediction and Digital Inequalities’, Tal Zarsky, Professor of Law at the University of Haifa, discusses some of the regulatory and policy implications that arise from companies’...


2 Feb 2016


Canadians, and many people around the world, are increasingly purchasing, and using, electronic devices meant to capture and record the relative levels of a person’s fitness.

Unlike past fitness devices, such as pedometers, electronic fitness trackers are designed to display aggregate...


25 Jun 2014

The concept of "owning a disease" technology using wearables and the internet and business models to change patient behaviour and health outcomes.



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