Health takes center stage at annual CES tech bash with advanced wearables, telehealth deals and latest in Covid testing
From biowearables to smart at-home health care and monitoring, health technology took centerstage at CES last week. Literally, in fact, with Abbott presenting the first-ever healthcare keynote at the annual seminal tech fest.
Abbott, which makes FreeStyle Libre blood glucose monitors, took the spotlight opportunity to announce its move into consumer biowearables. Its newly unveiled line of Lingo products will track and measure not only glucose, but also lactate and ketones and eventually alcohol levels. Building on its glucose tech, the future products center on a similar circular wearable patch that constantly monitors metabolic blood markers and reports results through a smartphone app.
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