Entries by Carol Torgan, Ph.D.

The Future of Activity Monitoring: Innovating Beyond Steps, Sleep, and Speed

What will the future of activity monitoring bring?  What are some new and novel applications?  Where is there potential for new commercial partnerships and collaborations? In this invited presentation, I explore how we might interact with movement-tracking sensors in the future and consider novel relationships that cross design, data, functionality, experience, and even species. The […]

20 Predictions for the Future of Wearables

“Wearables” has become a trendy buzzword. But how much of the wearable tech is really wearable? When will we move beyond devices that track steps and calories? What characteristics do wearables need to lead to behavior change and to improve health outcomes? What’s hype and what’s backed by hard evidence? Here’s a look at where […]