Microsoft researchers have developed a way to make wearables last longer

Microsoft researchers have developed a way to make wearables last longer

Posted by Allison Linn

Extending battery life of wearables

Microsoft researchers have come up with a way to make wearable gadgets such as fitness trackers and smart watches go much longer between charges.

The research project, called WearDrive, is the latest development in the researchers' broad effort to vastly improve the battery life of all our favorite devices. This week, the paper outlining WearDrive was named one of the three best papers at the USENIX Annual Technical Conference in Santa Clara, California.

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