Category: Wearble Tech

Apple Watch Series 2 is a swim-proof smartwatch

Apple Watch Series 2

After much speculation and anticipation, Tim Cook finally got on stage at the Apple Event in San Francisco to announce the Apple Watch Series 2, along with the latest iPhone models and refreshing wireless AirPods. The air has been cleared on all the assumptions about this Apple smartwatch, and it is in-fact much better than its predecessor. However it borrows a lot from the first generation Apple Watch, including the square dial design and the funky crown for scrolling and zooming-in on details. Also, the watch casing is going to be available in aluminum, stainless steel and the exclusive white-colored ceramic model.
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Android Wear-powered Michael Kors Access smartwatches start at $350

Michael Kors Access smartwatches

It’s not every day that designers out of the tech fraternity venture into the smartwatch arena. Altering the scenario, acclaimed handbag designer Michael Kors launched Access, a line of smartwatches that combines fitness, technology and fashion in single device. Michael Kors Access comprises Bradshaw and Dylan watches which run Android Wear. Bradshaw is an all-metal smartwatch for the more sophisticated, while Dylan is sportier smartwatch. Read More…

Monitor your health from the waist with the Welt – Samsung’s fitness belt

samsung welt smart belt

If you’re sick of your increasing waistline, Samsung has a way in the Welt to let you monitor your fitness and gauge your slimming waist simultaneously. Welt is a fashionable smart belt that doubles as a fitness tracker. Welt tracks your waist size, food intake and your everyday activity and provides data on how many steps you’ve taken and how many hours you have spent ideally. Read More…

Jabra outs high-performance wireless earbuds with heart rate monitor

Jabra Elite Sport hear rate monitoring earbuds

Wireless earbuds and earphones have changed the face of audio entertainment for good. Now, earbuds such as Samsung Gear IconX and the recently launched Elite Sport by Jabra are putting equal focus on audio and fitness. Designed with a near accurate heart rate monitor within, Jabra Elite Sport features an intelligent voice coach that helps you train better and enjoy music simultaneously. The waterproof earbuds promise three hours of playback and come with a carrying case that doubles as a charger to enhance playtime to nine hours. Read More…

Samsung launches Gear S3 smartwatches with GPS and LTE support

Samsung-Gear-S3

For all avid smartwatch users, Samsung is back with new offerings – Samsung Gear S3 smartwatches. Available in two variants, Classic and Frontier, these run on Tizen operating system and feature an always-on 1.3-inch super AMOLED display. Both the smartwatches are similar in specification and look almost the same. The difference being, the Frontier features LTE, which would allow users to take calls and messages without the need of a smartphone. Read More…

Force Band controlled BB-8 is finally here and it’s totally rocking

Sphero BB-8 Force Band_4

One of the most exciting gadget showcased at CES 2015 was the BB-8 Droid controlled with a smartwatch like smart wearable. That wearable was in its prototype stage at that moment, but now it has evolved a consumer available product. Called as the Force Band, this Sphero controlling gadget comes with a newly designed BB-8 in battle-worn look inspired by the Force Awakens movie. Both the BB-8 Droid and Force Band will come with their own dedicated iOS and Android apps. The droid will however work with the old app as well.
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Brain-controlled headphones is the future of entertainment

Neste ThinkEar headphones

Hands-free headphones are all the rage, but even with wireless headphones, you have to reach your pocket for the phone (or at least to the headset) to change track or toggle volume. Imagine a pair of wireless headphones that would let you do this with your thought. You think of changing the track, it’s done; you want to increase the volume, it’s done. This revolution in high-tech entertainment comes from the house of Neste in form of ThinkEar headphones that read wearer’s brainwaves to help control a musical device. Read More…

Sony FES Watch U is the chameleon of smartwatch world

Sony FES Watch U_7

Sony has already shown what their idea of a smartwatch is with the FES Watch which is a fashion-forward wearable for the next gen geeks. Now, the company wants to show you what FES Watch has evolved into. Just like its big brother, the FES Watch U is up on Sony’s own crowd-funding platform First Flight. There are more designs for the watch-face and the watch band. All of it delivered through the e-ink display which displays the cool designs in monochrome theme.
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Hyper-realistic Batman suit with 23 functional gadgets enters Guinness World Records

If you’re into all things Batman, you’re going to love this Batman suit created by special effects artist Julian Checkley. Styled after the ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ game, the hyper-realistic cosplay has earned Checkley a name in the Guinness World Records. To enter the record books, Checkley has embedded the suit with some 23 functional gadgets, each one making him more of a Batman when suited-up. Read More…

Level – Stylish eyeglasses double as activity tracker

Level Eyeglasses with Activity Tracking_1

Who says wearable glasses need to be bulky and ordinary looking? VOS Global in association with University of Southern California’s (USC) Center For Body Computing has developed a tech-savvy pair of glasses which monitor your fitness. Earlier known as Project Genisis, the final version of this eyewear dubbed Level distributes the weight of embedded hardware on both the temples equally. Sensors like Bluetooth, accelerometer, gyroscope or magnetometer are all fitted inside the thick temples of this stylish eyewear.
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