Tagged: wearable

Wearable market in its prime – three best gadgets you should own right now

Smartwatches are selling like hot cakes

The world of wearable technology is expanding. Despite a shaky start and uncertainty surrounding the practical applications of smart devices small enough to fit on your wrist, the market is now experiencing a boom.  According to the latest predictions by CCS Insight, the wearable market will be worth a staggering $25 billion by 2019 with sales increasing from 84 million units to 245 million. Everything from fitness trackers and smartwatches to potential innovations in the virtual reality area are driving the market forward. Read More…

Zepp Play Soccer wearable sensor records stats, tracks performance

Zepp Play Soccer wearable sensor

Zepp already has sensor that helps golf, tennis and basketball players fine tune their game with on-field data that makes sense. Zepp has now taken another stride forward and has developed Play Soccer, a sensor that lets footballers track data regarding distance covered, number of times ball kicked and the time for which the player sprinted or walked in the game. An average footballer runs almost 7 miles (11km) in a single game, considering the fact this data can be valuable for a player’s fitness and training. Read More…

Link AKC smart collar tracks dog’s fitness and location in real-time

Link AKC smart dog collar

We have seen a few technically advanced dog collars, but the Link AKC smart collar has been developed to enhance the bond between you and your dog. Made in collaboration with American Kennel Club (AKC) the smart collar comes packed with normal features of a GPS enabled fitness tracker. The collar features a built-in activity monitor and GPS and has the ability to store information on dog’s veterinary log and its ambient body temperature. With all the information, the dog collar makes it easier for you to take great care of you pooch. Read More…

Alphabet’s health tracking smartwatch has round e-ink display

Google X health tracking wristband revealed in 2015.

Google X health tracking wristband revealed in 2015.

Back in 2015, Bloomberg first reported that Google’s (now Alphabet) forward looking life sciences lab, Google X had created a health tracking wristband, which could track heart rate, pulse, skin temperature, noise and light exposure. On his recent visit to the Mountain View-based Verily (formerly Google X), Antonio Regalado of MIT Technology Review managed a peek at the prototype of what could be Alphabet’s second generation health tracking watch. Read More…

MSI VR One backpack PC works with HTC Vive

MSI VR One backpack PC

At the Computex in Taiwan earlier this year, backpack PCs for virtual reality were all the rage. Taking advantage of almost nascent market, MSI in collaboration with HTC has launched its backpack PC called the VR One. The PC you can carry on the back features an angular look and is made to work perfectly with the HTC Vive VR headset. According to MSI, the PC also works just fine with the Oculus Rift. Read More…

Pokemon Go Plus: Wearable that’ll make you a champion, arrives Sept. 16

Pokemon go plus-1

At the Apple Watch Series 2 launch event in San Francisco, Niantic took to stage and said Pokemon Go (the phenomenon) will be available for the wearable. Exciting! But be reminded, Apple Watch is not the only wearable that will interact with Pokemon Go. Announced at E3 trade show with price tag of $34.99, Pokemon Go Plus developed by Nintendo is another wearable dedicated to the game; the wearable device is scheduled to release on September 16 in most countries including USA, Australia, Japan and New Zealand. Read More…

Apple Watch 2 coming soon with GPS and enhanced performance

Apple watch 2 coming in late 2016

For all those waiting for the new and improved Apple Watch, Apple leaker and KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has essential news – Apple Watch 2 is for real and would be revealed in the second half of 2016. According to Kuo, who revealed Apple’s wearable timeline for the next six months, Apple is set to release two Watch models – one, existing Apple Watch with some updates; two, new model, Apple Watch 2 with more improved features. Read More…

This is what new Google smartwatches would look like

Google smartwatches

Recently we reported Google could be working on its own Android Wear 2.0-powered smartwatches. Back then we didn’t have picture to support the claim. But if the render above (revealed by Android Police) is anything to go by, this is what the two rumored Google Assistant-enabled smartwatches code named Anglefish and Swordfish could look like. Read More…

Google allegedly working on its own Android Wear-powered smartwatches

Google developing its own smartwatch

Despite providing software prowess to Android smartwatches in Android Wear for about two years now, Google has not thought of doing a smart wearable hardware of its own yet. But that may be said to change, if a report from Android Police is anything to go by. According to AP, tech giant Google is working on two new smartwatches of its own. Scheduled to release sometime after the Nexus phones are launched later in the year, the smartwatches code named Swordfish and Angelfish are reported to support round dials. Read More…

YodelUP smart on-glove wearable for snow sport junkies

YodelUP smartwatch_2

For geeks who like to hit the snow-covered mountains in their winter sports gear, being connected to friends is a major priority. Obviously, for such people wearing a smartwatch or taking out their smartphone while in the middle of a run down on the slopes with the skies on is not a wise option. That is why a project is up on Kickstarter to make it ultra-easy to stay connected with friends and family without even taking out their phone. YodelUP on-glove smartphone connected wearable acts like your wrist-mounted walkie-talkie to communicate or control your music player while enjoying a good weekend trip to the ski mountains.
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