CES 2022: Medical technologies you need to know

Over 2,200 companies from around the world exhibited at this year’s CES. Nearly a fifth — 417 — were digital health companies.

Wearables continue to an important role at the event, which remains hybrid virtual and in-person amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 276 fitness and wearables exhibitors this year, 56 more than last year.

This year also marked an important first for the health tech space, with Abbott CEO Robert Ford presenting the first healthcare keynote at CES.

As the pandemic continues, so does the trend of devices to slow the spread of the virus. CES digital health exhibitors showcased technology that detects COVID, air purifiers, body temperature thermometers and more.

Here are 7 digital health and wearable products that stood out at this year’s show.

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CES 2022: Medical technologies you need to know

Over 2,200 companies from around the world exhibited at this year’s CES. Nearly a fifth — 417 — were digital health companies.

Wearables continue to an important role at the event, which remains hybrid virtual and in-person amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 276 fitness and wearables exhibitors this year, 56 more than last year.

This year also marked an important first for the health tech space, with Abbott CEO Robert Ford presenting the first healthcare keynote at CES.

As the pandemic continues, so does the trend of devices to slow the spread of the virus. CES digital health exhibitors showcased technology that detects COVID, air purifiers, body temperature thermometers and more.

Here are 7 digital health and wearable products that stood out at this year’s show.

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Abbott CEO touts future of biowearables in first-ever healthcare company keynote at CES

Eliud Kipchoge is training with Abbott’s Libre Sense to monitor his glucose levels to help him achieve optimal athletic performance.

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) Chairman & CEO Robert B. Ford highlighted what the future holds as he presented the first healthcare keynote ever at CES.

Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 event, Ford headlined the “Human-Powered Health: Unlocking the Possibility of You” event, announcing that Abbott is developing a new category of biowearables called “Lingo.”

“Technology gives us the power to digitize, decentralize and democratize healthcare, create a shared language between you and your doctor – and put more control of your health in your hands,” Ford said. “We’re creating a future that will bring you and your loved ones care that’s more personal and precise. It’s happening right now. And its potential is no less than incredible.”

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FreeStyle Libre 3, other Abbott products recognized at CES Innovation Awards

The sensor for the next-generation FreeStyle Libre 3 CGM is the same size as two pennies stacked together. [Image courtesy of Abbott]

Abbott (NYSE:ABT) was honored for a handful of its offerings at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 Innovation Awards.

The company’s FreeStyle Libre 3 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system ranked among the top 15 products in the CES Best of Innovation category. The next-generation CGM system features the world’s smallest, thinnest glucose sensor that can be worn up to 14 days to deliver continuous, real-time glucose readings directly to smartphones.

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FreeStyle Libre 3, other Abbott products recognized at CES Innovation Awards

The sensor for the next-generation FreeStyle Libre 3 CGM is the same size as two U.S. pennies stacked together. [Image courtesy of Abbott]Abbott (NYSE:ABT) was honored for a handful of its offerings at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022 Innovation Awards.

The company’s FreeStyle Libre 3 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system ranked among the top 15 products in the CES “Best of Innovation” category. The next-generation CGM system features the world’s smallest, thinnest glucose sensor that can be worn up to 14 days to deliver continuous, real-time glucose readings directly to smartphones with strong accuracy and performance.

Abbott said in a news release that, in an effort to keep it affordable and accessible to those in need, FreeStyle Libre 3 has remained at the same price as previous generations of the platform.

CES honored the highest-rated products across more than two-dozen categories for its “Best of Innovation” …

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Abbott CEO Robert Ford to keynote at CES 2022

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today that Abbott president & CEO Robert B. Ford will deliver a keynote at CES 2022.

Ford’s keynote represents the first time in CES history that a healthcare company will deliver a keynote at the major technology event, according to a news release. Ford will be joined by a group of Abbott scientists, engineers, investors and partners to discuss technology in healthcare and the empowerment of people to engage in their own health.

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Abbott CEO Robert Ford to keynote at CES 2022

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today that Abbott president & CEO Robert B. Ford will deliver a keynote at CES 2022.

Ford’s keynote represents the first time in CES history that a healthcare company will deliver a keynote at the major technology event, according to a news release. Ford will be joined by a group of Abbott scientists, engineers, investors and partners to discuss technology in healthcare and the empowerment of people to engage in their own health.

“Technology improves lives, and now more than ever, we are witnessing technology’s incredible impact on healthcare, allowing us to take better control of our health,” CTA president & CEO Gary Shapiro said in the release. “We’ve seen a rapid shift in healthcare innovation, with technology leading the charge to bring quality healthcare to all global citizens. We are thrilled to welcome Robert to the CES keynote stage to share more about Abbott’s vision for the future of he…

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CES 2021: Medical technologies you need to know

There are fewer mobile health devices and wearables to check out as this year’s CES goes virtual — with a trend toward medtech to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Scheduled for Jan. 11–14, CES 2021 will feature 419 digital health and 219 wearable devices, down from 546 and 635 devices, respectively, presented at CES 2020.

CES 2021 will include portable air purifiers, hands-free body temperature thermometers, EEG brain mapping devices and more.

Here are seven companies exhibiting digital health and wearable products at this year’s show.

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