December 17, 2019

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Hexoskin End of Year Retrospective

This year has been great for Hexoskin and our users! Looking back, 2019 was one the most innovative and exciting year we had yet. We thought it would be great to do a retrospective of a few milestones!

Every day at Hexoskin, we aim to address today's and tomorrow’s health challenges. We launched this year 5 new state-of-the-art tools for researchers & professionals that are pushing the boundaries of health research every day:

  • We made the Hexoskin Connected Health Platform available to fully support remote patient monitoring and physiological data visualization and analysis.
  • We released the new Hexoskin Dashboard for health monitoring, data reporting, and sharing.
  • We launched the widely acclaimed Hexoskin ProShirt line of smart garments which boasts an all-new design to monitor a wide range of daily activities. 
  • We developed the Astroskin Vitals Signs Monitoring Platform as a tool to promote enhanced physiological assessments on Earth & in Space.
  • The Hexoskin SDK for Android is now available for our community of developers to create groundbreaking health-related apps on Android Smartphones.

Today, the Hexoskin Connected Health Platform is a complete end-to-end solution that offers leading-edge sensors, software, and data science tools. Here is a quick summary of some of the great achievements of Hexoskin and our clients this year:

  • Hexoskin took part in pioneering clinical studies aimed at monitoring patients living with COPD and young children living with rare diseases from the comfort of their home.
  • Hexoskin monitored Cadets and Police Officers during their training & operations to study how Operational Stress Injury (OSI) occur and prevent the development of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • Hexoskin is involved in a first-of-its-kind five-year project, building the world’s largest database of vital signs data from patients suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) (Chronic Fatigue).
  • The Hexoskin Connected Health Platform is part of cutting edge study on sleep, performance, and young athletes with FC Barcelona and Allianz, that will leverage our understanding of young athletes' health development and performance.
  • Our team is contributing to the Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare reflection that will drive the future of AI development in healthcare.
  • Hexoskin's clinically validated smart garments have now been used in 83 scientific publications
  • Astroskin continuously monitored the first person having completed a lightning ascent of Mount Everest in 14 days, thereby gathering unequivocal data on how the human body adapts to high altitude hypoxia.
  • Astroskin / Bio-Monitor System commissioning phase was successfully completed on the International Space Station by Canadian Astronaut David Saint-Jacques. 
  • Italian Astronaut Luca Parmitano launched phase I of a leading Cardiovascular Aging Research in Space and made the system operational for the next five years to all participating countries to conduct space medicine research on the ISS On-Orbit Lab. 
  • Visit the Hexoskin News page to learn more about Hexoskin's new products & services, ongoing Projects & Research. We can't wait to show you what we have in the works for 2020!

    Harness the Power of Hexoskin Connected Health Platform!

    Before you start planning your project, contact us to learn more about how Hexoskin can support you. 

      October 02, 2019

      products ›

      Introducing the New Hexoskin ProShirt

      Hexoskin is launching the new ProShirt line for Men and Women with an all-new design to withstand the most active lifestyle and diverse daily living activities. The Hexoskin ProShirt comes with built-in textile ECG & Respiratory sensors and a precise Activity sensor.

      New Features for Improved Data Collection and Comfort:

      Inspired by our most advanced users, the new Hexoskin ProShirt delivers a host of new features with 20 upgrades & improvements compared to our standard Hexoskin Smart Clothing product line.

      Today, the Hexoskin ProShirts are used by professional athletes for performance training, police & first responders for longitudinal stress monitoring, and patients in clinical trials living with chronic cardiac & respiratory conditions.

      Key Improvements of the Hexoskin ProShirt for Men & Women Include:

      • Enhanced form factor for a more comfortable fit for active & sleep activities
      • New adjustable elastic belts incorporated into the Hexoskin ProShirt
      • New Dual-Pocket for the Hexoskin Smart recording device to adapt to a wide range of activities and sleeping positions
      • Designed to withstand tough conditions.

      All-New Design for Women:

      • Incorporated shoulder strap adjusters to ensure a comfortable fit
      • Breathable mesh panels that wick away sweat
      • Built-in bra includes pockets for optimal comfort with removable cups.

      Hexoskin ProShirt Specifications:

      • Machine washable (piling and stretching resistant)
      • Lightweight & quick to dry
      • Fit optimized for regulation of moisture/heat
      • 99.9% antibacterial treatment (no odors)
      • Excellent UV Protection
      • 73% Polyamide Micro/27% Elastane.

      The Hexoskin SDK for Android is Now Available!

      Our community of Developers asked for it and we are now making the Hexoskin SDK for Android widely available.

      The new SDK (Software Development Kit) is a compiled library that provides access to the Hexoskin raw signals and data quality channels in real-time to develop groundbreaking apps on Android smartphones and tablets. 

      Here's an overview of the Hexoskin's SDK License and Integration Support provided:


      For more information on Hexoskin SDK data channels and quality assessment channels, visit our SDK library dedicated document

      To order the Hexoskin SDK License & Integration Support contact:


      Hexoskin Unveils Smart Tools for Connected Health & Patient Remote Monitoring

      In 2013, Hexoskin launched a unique solution that revolutionized how we monitor cardiac, respiratory, activity, and sleep data with sensors embedded in a comfortable and machine washable smart garment.

      Hexoskin was the first smart clothing compatible with the iPhone. We also opened our API to allow developers and researchers to leverage the value provided by our solutions.

      Today, the Hexoskin Connected Health Platform is an end-to-end solution that offers leading-edge sensors, software, and data science tools. It is used by researchers, public and private organizations, athletes, and users who value precise, accessible, and useful health data.

      The Hexoskin Connected Health Platform is currently used for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence research and projects that will change how patients receive care. Here is an overview of the Hexoskin Connected Health Platform.


      The Hexoskin Connected Platform is a powerful, yet flexible option that can fit any project sizes. Try it today ! Visit our Health Research Page to learn more about the research and validation conducted with Hexoskin. You can always contact us if you have any questions or need advises on how to leverage the Hexoskin Connected Health Platform for your research or project. 


      About Hexoskin
      Founded in 2006 in Montreal, Carré Technologies Inc. (Hexoskin) is involved in the development of non-invasive sensors, software & applications, data science & AI services. Hexoskin’s mission is to record and organize personal health information and make it accessible and useful.

      November 21, 2018

      products › User Experience ›

      Introducing the New Hexoskin Dashboard

      We are introducing a new Dashboard to improve your experience with Hexoskin. You can now monitor your health closely, share your data or manage groups of users efficiently with advanced functionalities requested by our user community.

      This dashboard completes our ever-evolving Hexoskin Connected Health Platform. Here are a few features that you should try today!

      April 09, 2018

      products ›

      Hexoskin is launching the next generation of Smart Garments!

      It's with a lot of excitement that we announce today the availability of our improved Smart Clothing available with the Hexoskin Smart device! The Hexoskin Smart provides improved features for the most advanced Tech Clothing on earth!


      Improving on the features of our previous models, the Hexoskin Smart is raising the bar once again for advanced health monitoring along with the industry-leading Hexoskin Smart Garments newly upgraded. The Hexoskin Smart allows you to track your health and analyze your data longer with our newly improved Smart Shirts. The Hexoskin Smart Kits represent the best of the fitness trackers, heart monitor, continuous respiratory and sleep tracker with more precision. The Smart is compatible with all previous Hexoskin Smart Garments and comes with new features and capabilities, including:  

      - An improved 4.1 Bluetooth connectivity
      - A longer battery life with over 30 hours of autonomy on a single charge
      - Compatible with iOS & Android, Apple Health App, Apple Watch, Wear OS
      - Compatible with 3rd party applications such as Runtastic, Runkeeper & MapMyRun

      Hexoskin Product Specifications

      Contact us
      to get your Hexoskin Smart or to ask any questions you might have!

      Gear Patrol Awards Hexoskin Among the 100 Best Products in 2016

      After testing hundreds of products, the team at Gear Patrol has chosen the Hexoskin Biometric Shirt to be a 2016 GP100 Winner! This is the highest honor the review staff at Gear Patrol can give to a product, and it is a distinction recognizing Hexoskin's excellence in development.

      They only have chosen 11 products in the sports category. We're glad to see Hexoskin on such a prestigious list. You'll find the complete list of high-end products picked by Gear Patrol here.

      Gear Patrol chooses Hexoskin on their list of Best Products for 2016.


      Hexoskin Smart smashes Indiegogo goal in 12 hours!


      What a day! Today, we launched Hexoskin Smart, the first smart shirt compatible with popular fitness apps like Strava, Runkeeper, Endomondo, MapMyRun, and Runtastic, as well as devices like smartwatches, GPS watches, and bike computers on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo, just like we did in 2013 with Hexoskin Classic. Thanks to your help and support, we have been able to smash that goal within 12 hours of launching, and with over a month to go, we're counting on your support to break our previous Indiegogo record! Keep track of our progress and pre-order your Hexoskin Smart now at $299 ($100 off the future retail price) here:


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      Hexoskin Announces Compatibility with Android GPS Smart Watches at CE Week in New York

      The Hexoskin team is proud to announce that the Hexoskin Android app is now compatible with Android smart watches, including the Omate Truesmart and the Neptune Pine. Smart watches run the Hexoskin app like an Android phone does, providing GPS stats and real-time connectivity to the cloud for Hexoskin biometric stats.


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      Hexoskin Named Gartner's “cool vendor” in the Wearable Electronics Category 2014.

      Our team is very proud to learn that Gartner just selected Hexoskin as a “cool vendor” in their “Cool Vendors in Wearable Electronics, 2014” report.

      If you have a Gartner subscription, get a hold of the report by clicking here.

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