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Astroskin featured in Limitless With Chris Hemsworth on Disney+

What if you could combat aging and discover the full potential of the human body? Global movie star Chris Hemsworth (“Extraction,” “Thor,” “The Avengers”) explores this revolutionary idea in the new National Geographic original series “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth” created by Darren Aronofsky and hailing from his production company Protozoa and Jane Root’s Nutopia.

New scientific research is shattering conventional wisdom about the human body and offering fascinating insights into how we can all unlock our body’s superpowers to fight illness, perform better and even reverse the aging process. This science is put to the test by Hemsworth, who, despite being in peak superhero condition, is on a personal mission to learn how to extend our health, strength and intellect further into our later years.

Undergoing a series of epic trials and extraorinary challenges in order to understand the limits of the human body, he’ll learn firsthand how we can live better for longer by discovering ways to regenerate damage, maximize strength, build resilience, supercharge memory, and confront mortality. 

The Astroskin Vital Signs Monitoring Platform, an advanced smart clothing, is used in the first episode of the series titled Stress-Proof.

Ever since his teenage years, stress has been part of Chris’ life, and he wants to learn how to deal with it better. In this episode of the series, Chris Hemsworth will learn powerful physical and psychological techniques that can be used to control the stress in our lives and combat the risk it poses to long-term health.

Astroskin worn by actor Chris Hemsworth in National Geographic Series Limitless with Chris Hemsworth on Disney+ Episode 1 - Stress ProofThe actor takes on the challenge to stay calm during a terrifying walk along a crane that’s projecting out from the roof of a skyscraper. We follow him practicing his walk in VR. Chris is supported during his training by Dr. Modupe Akinola who interprets the actor's physiological response measured with the Astroskin.

Chris Hemsworth - Episode 1 - Stress Proof - Disney Plus - National Geographic - Nutopia -Training Walk on a Crane with VR and AstroskinDuring the episode, we also follow Chris Hemsworth wearing the Astroskin during the chilling walk on the crane at the top of a 900-foot-tall skyscraper.

Chris Hemsworth's perspective of looking down from the Crown Towers Crane While Wearing Astroskin

Limitless with Chris Hemsworth will be streaming on November 16 on Disney+. 

Live Webinar - Join us on May 30, 2018 at 12PM (EST) for a Live Webinar on Respiratory Monitoring!

The Hexoskin Connected Health Platform is used by researchers in many domains all around the world. Remote & Continuous Respiratory Monitoring is a field of interest that is gaining momentum, but few non-invasive solutions exist to monitor the lung function of subjects and patients.

We invite you to our second webinar that will cover our latest results and applications in respiratory research. We will also present how Hexoskin can monitor COPD patients by using its very unique physiological data.

Webinar: Remote & Continuous Respiratory Monitoring with Hexoskin
30 May 2018, at 12:00 PM (EST) - via the Zoom Video Conferencing software

Speaker: Thu Ngan Trinh, PhD, Clinical Application Specialist at Hexoskin
Guest Speaker: Ruud van Leuteren, MSc, PhD Candidate in Neonatology at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam.

If you are unable to attend, we still invite you to register and we will send you the recorded webinar by email afterward.

We look forward to your presence at this new webinar!

 

About Hexoskin
Founded in 2006, Hexoskin has designed a system to minimize user setup time and to maximize vital signs monitoring over long periods in a non-obstructive way with sensors embedded in a Smart Shirt. Data are synced to local and remote servers for health data management and analysis. Hexoskin offers a non-invasive solution for longitudinal studies in cardiology, respiratory, sleep, CNS, activity, stress and mental illness. 

Meet us at BIO in Boston on June 4-8, 2018!

Hexoskin will be attending the BIO International Convention in Boston, June 4-7, 2018 for its second year! The Smart Clothing industry's leader will present its new clinically validated collection of Smart Garments for clinical research. Hexoskin will also showcase the Hexoskin Smart, the best health monitor for continuous cardiac, respiratory, activity and sleep tracking. Hexoskin will also unveil a new solution to manage clinical trials and report real-world evidence with Machine Learning & AI. Come meet us!

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Toronto: Life & Tech Show

If you're a fan of Wearable Technology, Yonge-Dundas Square is the place to be this afternoon in Toronto. Along with 30 other cool exhibitors, Hexoskin will be demonstrating its Smart Shirt. See how easy it is to keep track of your body's performance and recovery just by wearing a shirt! Whether you're into running, cycling or other sports, you'll be amazed at the comfort and precision of our product. Come and chat with us!

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