We live in the era of technology, where people can dress up in wearable gadgets to keep track on their routine habits that are often neglected due to hectic work life. From wristbands that connect to your smartphone to shirts that keep tab on your heart rate, it has been very clear that the tech world is slowly blending with the fashion industry.
Unlike yesteryears unappealing digital devices, nowadays sleek and stylish gizmos are being created so that fashion-savvy people can accept these in their life. But why to get these high-tech gears only for yourself? This holiday season you can even gift these gimmicks to everyone you love, from the geeky gamer boy to the fashion-conscious girl.
Here are 10 coolest head-to-toe wearable gadgets that tech-obsessed people need in their life.
1. Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse
It is a low-cost rubber bracelet that is designed to monitor your activity levels, analyze your sleeping patterns and also send regular alerts to improve your health. But the best feature of this device is that it is integrated with sensors to measure your heart rate. All the health-related data is collected due to its light-based PPG (photoplethysmography), which keeps tab on your body’s blood flow.
2. Misfit Link Smart Button
Misfit Link allows you to easily control various things around you. You can wear this tiny button on your clothes or shoes and easily take a selfie, control your music, play presentation slides, turn lights on and off. It also functions as a fitness tracker that measures your activity and sleep, syncs with your smartphone.
3. Mujjo Touchscreen Gloves
Now keep your hands warm in winter with these gloves and also operate your smartphone with ease. It is knitted with high-quality silver-coated nylon fibers into the fabric. All thanks to these fibers, the touchscreens work by sensing the conductive properties of your skin.
Buy: €21 (approx. US $23)
4. Zepp Golf 3D Swing Analyzer
Zepp golf analyzer can easily attach to your golf glove for wirelessly sending data to your smartphone or tablet after every swing. It helps you to track club head speed, swing plane, hand path, backswing position and also review your swing in 360-degree from any angle. It is a great wearable tech for pro swing analysis, training tips and drills.
5. Swarovski Shine Collection
Misfit Wearables teamed up with Swarovski to created this fashion-forward collection of accessories, which is incorporated with technology. These accessories are embedded with an activity tracker, along with patented “energy crystal” technology allowing the device to power itself. Thus, there is no need of replacing or charging the battery as the device recharge on its own using the solar-powered technology.
Price Range: $169- $249
6. Sensoria Fitness Socks
Sensoria Technology smart socks are engineered to be able to help a person to improve cadences and foot landing. It is embedded with textile pressure sensors that will inform a person in real time when they are using the heel or the ball of their foot when running. It comes with Sensoria Technology Fitness App that gives you real time data and even coach you are running correctly or not.
7. Myo Gesture Control Armband
The Myo gesture control armband is a cool device that reads the muscle activity in your forearm and gives you touch-free control of technology with hand gestures and motion. Using this device, you can control a drone, your computer and even functions smoothly while giving presentations in a meeting. The armband is available in one-size that fits all from ages 12 and up.
8. Ralph Lauren PoloTech Shirt
This high-tech shirt is woven with some silver fibers that track vital signs and a snap-on black box attached to the rib cage area of the shirt. Moreover, sensors are embedded into the shirt for examining real-time biometric data, including heart rate, stress levels, breathing and calories burned. All the collected information is further streamed to an iPhone app, which is designed to generate customized workout programs for the user.
9. Bragi Wireless Headphones and Fitness Tracker
The Dash by Bragi are wireless headphones that not only plays music while you work out, but also keeps track of your fitness. It can the heart rate, oxygen saturation and energy spent and is able to provide you with real time acoustic feedback, even without an attached smartphone. It can can play your favorite music through a Bluetooth connection or from an embedded 4GB/1000 song music player.
10. Kailash Suunto For Travelers
Kailash is a perfect timepiece for avid travelers. It comes with a companion iPhone app called the ‘7R.’ Just connect your Suunto Kailash watch to 7R App on your iPhone via Bluetooth, it will keep your updated with ongoing travel course, number of countries you’ve visited, total distance traveled and days of your adventure trip. However, only with deep pockets will be able to gift this time-teller to their loved ones or just be a little selfish and gift it to yourself.