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10 head-to-toe wearable gadgets for tech enthusiasts in your life

10 head-to-toe wearable gadgets for tech enthusiasts in your life

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.

$60,000 Nokia Ozo 360-degree camera will take VR world by storm

Nokia Ozo VR 360-degree camera

Nokia is already through with their mobile phones, but the company has quickly reinvented itself and entered into the world of virtual reality with its high-end Ozo camera. It is a technologically advanced spherical camera that’s designed to capture 360-degree of both audio and video recordings. The ultimate goal of this camera is to capture virtual reality experiences in real time, but it comes with the eye-watering price tag of about $60,000, along with $5,000 down payment up front, whereas the shipping will start sometime in Q1 2016.

Lab-engineered ‘gene drive’ mosquitoes could fight malaria

Lab-engineered ‘gene drive’ mosquitoes

There are certain regions in the world that suffer from the scourge of malaria, which kills more than half a million people per year. While there are certain malaria vaccinations to cure the infectious disease, the researchers at University of California, Irvine and San Diego have found a groundbreaking technology called ‘gene drive’ to create novel breed of mosquitoes, which could completely eradicate malaria from the world.

Two-legged puppy on 3D printed wheelchair strolls effortlessly

Tumbles Two-legged puppy on 3D printed wheelchair

Terrier-beagle mix puppy Tumbles was born in early October without frontal legs. So, non-profit organization Friends of the Shelter Dogs (FOSD) in Athens rescued him when he was just two-week-old. All thanks to a volunteer’s Facebook post for adoption of this heart-melting young dog, a woman and her husband happily accepted him. But what the couple did next is truly admirable and completely changed the sheltered puppy’s life.

Wearable Tech: EasyJet teams up with CuteCircuit to unveil futuristic uniforms

Wearable Tech EasyJet teams up with CuteCircuit to unveil futuristic uniforms

Looks like wearable technology is about to reach new heights as EasyJet, British low-cost airline carrier is about to introduce smart uniforms for their staff. Designed for both cabin crew and aircraft engineers, the futuristic uniforms embedded with LED lights and sensors have been released to mark the 20th anniversary of the airliner. The uniforms will come integrated with variety of wearable tech features to improve passenger safety procedures and for enhanced communication as well.

Aurora Flight Sciences teams up with Stratasys for world’s first 3D-printed jet-powered drone

world’s first 3D-printed jet-powered drone

Aurora Flight Sciences, American aviation & aeronautics research company specialized in designing unmanned aerial vehicles have teamed up with 3D printing company Stratasys to develop the world’s first 3D-printed jet-powered aircraft. Unveiled during an exhibition at the Dubai Airshow, the drone is believed to be the fastest 3D printed UAV as well with an astonishing top speed of 150 miles per hour. Also, according to Dan Campbell, Aurora Flight Sciences’s Aerospace Research Engineer, it is also the largest and most complex 3D-printed UAV ever produced.

Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse tracks your steps, sleep and heart rate for $15

Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse

It’s time to say goodbye to your old fitness band, as Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse is here to keep tab on your overall health from tracking daily activities to heart rate monitoring. With the launch of its second Mi Band Pulse, Xiaomi has become the world’s second largest seller of wearable technology behind only Fitbit. Wondering how did they managed to gaining so much popularity in less time? Well, the company’s Xiaomi Mi Band 1S or Mi Band Pulse is packed with high-end features just for $15.

Sennheiser unveils the all-new $55,000 Orpheus headphones

$55,000 Sennheiser Orpheus headphones

Back in 1991, German audio company Sennheiser introduced the Orpheus HE90 headphones with a hefty price tag of $16,000 and limited availability of 300 units only. Tagged as the world’s best headphones at that time, the electrostatic headphone came with a valve amplifier. Those who missed thier opportunity then, Sennheiser is giving you another chance as the company has released an upgraded and more advanced version of the world’s best headphones. However, the new Sennheiser Orpheus headphones will come with a huge $55,000 price tag, more than three times the original Orpheus.

Altwork Station wants you to lie down and work in extreme comfort

Altwork Station

Slouching at your work desk is obviously not good for your health, so standing desks were introduced to solve the problem. But most of us find standing for hours too tiring and uncomfortable. That’s when the Altwork Station enters to take things to the next level. It is an ergonomic work furniture, which is designed to let the user’s sit, stand or recline for maximum comfort while working.

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