Tagged: Wearable tech

CES 2017: Cerevo Taclim provides realistic stimuli of walking on terrain

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Virtual reality and augmented reality are bringing us closer to experiencing real world stimulus from the comfort of our homes. Wearing a head mounted display and moving around in VR environment, but the real simulation comes when you have tactile feedback in your body parts too. With this is mind Japanese company Cerevo has developed a pair of gloves and shoes which literally puts you in the boots of the character you are playing in game.
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5 Reasons why Apple Watch is doomed

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Apple Watch was one of the most anticipated gadget when it was initially released. They were literally flying off the shelves as Apple fanboys raced to the nearest store to get one for themselves. These days however, the sale of Apple Watch is plummeting rapidly, thanks to the availability of a slew of other better smartwatches in the market. Is the Apple’s smartwatch doomed, or is this just a slump they can recover from? For many, this is the beginning of the end for this wearable owing to these five main reasons.

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Carat Pro wireless earbuds coach you on the go

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Samsung has shown what wireless earbuds need to be like, and that said, things are only going to get better in the future. It is certain that your wireless earbuds will be mostly used during fitness activities, and designing them for such activities will reap profits for manufacturers. Since the market for wireless earbuds is still wide open, start-ups are investing their time in developing fitness centric wireless earbuds.
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High-end fashion meets iPhone charging trench coat

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With winter approaching and your iPhone battery constantly dying, a Japanese designer – Junya Watanable, one of the world’s most esoteric designer, has come-up with an Avant-grade interpretation of both formal and functional wearable tech. The clothing is in the form of a fall/winter collection 2016. It’s a trench coat with embedded solar panels that can charge a smartphone, and also beat the chill of winter days. The jacket features six solar panels, two up front and four on the back, ensuring the longevity of your iPhone battery through a hidden built-in charging unit. Without compromising the attractiveness of the garment, this trench coat is the perfect example of wearable technology, and inseparable relationship between humans and their smartphones.
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Exhauss shows newer, sophisticated Cine Exoskeleton at IBC 2016

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After L’Aigle Exoskeleton that was seen in 2014 at IBC, now Exhauss brand has come up with even more sophisticated and comfortable Cine version with payload capacity of 35 kg. Not just comfortable, but it is quite expensive too. The Cine is likely to be sold for about $9,000. The exoskeleton is given a thick padding around the waist straps in order to enhance the comfort. Now, the new exoskeleton is equipped with three sets of removable springs so that the resistance can be tailored in accordance with user’s requirements. Read More…

Oculus Touch controller lends added dimension of realism to virtual reality

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Battle for the best VR headset is getting stiff by the day with all major players trying to improve their design. Oculus has inched forward gradually with its winning Oculus Rift headset, and they have made some major improvements to the Touch controller seen last year. They have reached a point where the VR headset controller is going to land in the hands of consumers come December 6, 2016. Yes, Oculus Touch controller is up for pre-order and it is one major development in the arena of VR gaming.
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Garmin Vivofit Jr. fitness tracker for kids

Garmin Vivofit Fitness Tracker

Problem with majority of kids out there is that they can’t get enough of their smartphones. It is their Holy Grail gadget which satisfies most of their needs right from gaming to watching videos. But it is also making them more lazy and non-interested in actual pay activities which are good for body and brain. Garmin wants to change that with a fitness tracker for kids that turns daily activities into fun, making them more active and intelligent.
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Fitbit Charge 2 is all that you wish in a fitness and health tracker

Fitbit Charge 2 Fitness Tracker

The fitness tracking market is loaded with all kind of devices that promise you the pinnacle of fitness tracking. Only a few are honestly useful, and Fitbit is one of them. For people who swear by the fitness tracker’s capability to track vital body functions there is some good news. The latest Fitbit Charge 2 fitness tracker is now available for purchase, and it is worth every penny. The fitness wristband comes with a smart display which shows all that you crave to see in a jiffy. To top it off, the fitness tracker looks better than ever and promises engaging fitness regimes to give it a personal touch.
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Off the Grid jacket has enough pockets for all your gadgets, even your laptops!

SCOTTeVEST Off The Grid jacket

Having all the fancy gadgets like smartphone, tablets and sleek laptops is a common affair these days. Carrying them around is another predicament that we all face in a tech dominated world. Laptops are one solution to keep all your gizmos in one place, and also carry them around with ease. ScotteVest, however, wants to make that even more manageable with their line of clothing. Their latest innovation is a jacket that is carefully designed to accommodate all your daily use gadgets, even a laptop. Yes, you heard it right, you can fit your laptop in this jacket, and that too without any discomfort. They call it ‘Off the Grid’ jacket, and for good reason too.
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Sony FES Watch U is the chameleon of smartwatch world

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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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