wearable technology

Sony Xperia Eye: 360-degree camera clips to clothing or around neck

Sony Xperia Eye Wearable Camera

At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, Sony has unveiled the latest Xperia Eye, a 360-degree wide-angle lens camera that’s designed to be clipped onto your clothing or worn around your neck. Unlike other wearable cameras that are mostly designed for spying or other security purposes, the Xperia wearable camera acts as your personal sidekick for capturing everyday life moments using superior quality lens, rather than your smartphone.

Japanese company designs wearable chair for surgeons

Archiles wearable chair by Nitto

Wearable technology is making our lives much more comfortable by each passing day. There are wearables that help us organize our work, socialize with our friends and keep track of our health. Well, how about a wearable for those who have to be on their feet during most part of their working hours? Yokohama-based mould factory Nitto have just done that by developing a wearable chair. Christened Archelis (which means “walkable chair” in Japanese), the innovative wearable has been specifically designed for people in medical field such as surgeons and doctors.

CES 2016: iLi wearable translator works without Wi-Fi or 3G/4G

iLi Wearable Translator CES 2016

Sometimes language can be the biggest barrier for avid travelers, especially when they cannot communicate with local people in a particular region. Obviously, we live in the world of internet that can easily translate few words or sentences. But what if there is no internet access around you? Here enters the iLi, a wearable device that can translate different languages in few seconds and that too without using WiFi, 3G or 4G connections.

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.

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.

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.

MIT teams up with New Balance for bacteria-powered shirt

MIT teams up with New Balance for bacteria-powered shirt

Beyond wristbands and fitness trackers, wearable technology is making strong progress in the field of fashion and clothing as well. A couple of months back we showed you the Ralph Lauren’s PoloTech shirt equipped with sensors that examine real-time biometric data, including heart rate, stress levels, breathing and calories burned. Well, now researchers at MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group have come up with a living bacteria-powered shirt that morphs when you sweat.

Sponge Suit: 3D printed wearable can remove ocean pollution

Sponge Suit absorbs ocean pollution

Ladies going out for swimming now can make a positive contribution towards the betterment of our environment. They’ll just have to wear an innovative and hi-tech swimsuit which will remove pollution from the oceans while they enjoy the swimming experience. Called Sponge Suit, the 3D-printed swimwear manufactured using 3D printing and nano-scale clean-tech material research is environmentally proactive and economically sustainable. It is designed to transform the swimming experience into an eco-friendly activity and save our oceans from pollution.

Fashionable Eyecatcher smart wearable comes with an always-on 5-inch display

Eyecatcher wearable by Looksee Labs

Digital generation of today prefer fashion accessories with a touch of technology to it. As the trend of flaunting wearables is on a high, lots of companies are introducing fashionable and hi-tech wristbands /smart bracelets in the market. One such firm is the Looksee Labs which has unveiled a smart wearable that blends art, fashion and technology into one. Christened Eyecatcher, the unique bracelet comes with an always-on 5-inch E-ink display that can present custom images, slideshows, app-notifications and breaking news.

WorldBeing wristband: A wearable that tracks personal carbon footprint

WorldBeing wristband by Benjamin Hubert

As wearable technology is growing by leaps and bounds, hi-tech and unique wearables designed to make our life better are coming up every day. Health tracking wearables have become pretty common nowadays, so how about one that tracks your personal carbon consumption? Benjamin Hubert, London-based designer and his studio Layer Design have collaborated with Carbon Trust, a British environmental consultancy to design a wearable device that’ll track your carbon usage. Named WorldBeing, the wristband is made from recycled e-waste and features a low-power e-ink display.

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