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.


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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