Imec develops frictionless wearables

Imec and Cloudtag have brought out a wearable health-tracking device which integrates Imec’s proprietary algorithm that retrieves physiological parameters such as activity, energy expenditure, heart rate and other data.

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Cloudtag TrackTM has ‘frictionless usability’, says Cloudtag, and gives immediate, personalised feedback on one’s lifestyle.

“Imec and Holst Centre develop ultra-small low-power, high-quality sensors and specialized algorithms that turn data into valuable knowledge, paving the way to next generation wearables that offer medical quality data monitoring in a frictionless way,” says Imec’s health chief Chris Van Hoof, “these sophisticated wearables can support doctors in diagnosis and follow-up of illnesses, and they offer a huge opportunity in illness prevention by serving as a virtual personal coach.”

“The accuracy of Imec’s algorithms to retrieve physiological parameters provides us with a unique selling point,” says Cloudtag CEO Amit Ben-Haim.

“I am extremely pleased with this collaboration with imec, as I believe this firmly validates the joint work we are doing and the future of our relationship,” commented Amit Ben-Haim, CloudTag CEO. “This is underscored by the results of the collaboration, and in particular, the accuracy of imec’s algorithms to retrieve physiological parameters which provides us with a unique selling point. I look forward to our continued collaboration and to future product development.”

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