Tagged: wearable

Spring loaded Bionic Knee Brace provides leg muscle strength when needed

Spring loaded Bionic Knee Brace

As we grow old, our knees tend to give way and lose their flexibility and strength. Now only age, but other factors like external injury or accident can hamper knee strength considerably with time. This can disrupt normal life in more ways that not and hence hamper the everyday freedom to walk, perform dexterous activities and sports performance in case of athletes. All that is set to change in the coming years as Spring Loaded Technology Inc., founded by Bob Garrish and Chris Cowper Smith is on its way towards a revolutionary wearable.
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Garmin introduces Forerunner 225 GPS running watch with wrist-based heart rate.

Forerunner 225 GPS running watch by Garmin

Garmin, leaders in developing innovative GPS technology over various platforms have unveiled their latest running watch. Dubbed Forerunner 225, the wearable is the first Garmin GPS running watch that comes with an optical heart-rate sensor. Therefore, unlike company’s previous watches that uses a wireless chest strap for heart-rate tracking, the Forerunner 225 will measure heart rate at the wrist. All thanks to Mio, an award-winning performance wearables brand praised for EKG accuracy whose industry-leading optical heart rate technology have been integrated in the Forerunner 225 GPS running watch.
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Panasonic HX-A1 action camcorder records in pitch dark conditions

Panasonic HX-A1 action camera

Panasonic HX-A1 action camera

The rage for action cameras is ever growing in this adventure crazy world, where every moment is a special one, and needs to be captured preemptively. Joining the bandwagon of exponentially growing action camera market is Panasonic HX-A1 wearable POV action camcorder that is compact and light-weight. It is light-weight weighing in at just 45 grams and made from durable, robust structure that protects from dust and water. This makes it ideal for extreme outdoor activities like rafting, skiing or snowboarding.
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Chinese online sites and black market selling fake versions of Apple Watch

fake Apple Watch in China

There is still more than a month for the Apple Watch to go on sale officially, well if you can’t wait till then or if it is too expensive for you, knockoff versions of the Apple Watch are already on sale in China. Some of these fake versions of the much anticipated smartwatch can be spotted in the world’s greatest electronics market named Huaqiangbei in Shenzhen whereas some are being sold by the some of China’s biggest online retailers. These fake clones of the Apple Watch are very cheap as compared to the real deal with price ranging from $40 to $80.
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Gold version of Apple Watch to set you back in excess of $10,000

Apple Watch Edition

Apple Watch Edition

At the Spring Forward Apple Watch event in San Francisco, Apple unveiled the release date, pricing details and specifications of its most awaited product ever. Yes, we are talking about the Apple watch which was first introduced in September last year during the iPhone 6 launch event. Referred as the most personal Apple device ever, the smartwatch will be offered in three variants: Apple Watch Sport, Apple Watch and the Apple Watch Edition. The wearable will be available for pre-orders from 10 April and the in-stores sales will start in U.S., Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and Britain from April 24, 2015.
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MWC 2015: Is Xiaomi Yi Action Camera better than Go Pro Hero?

Xiaomi Yi Action Camera

Xiaomi hasn’t given up on dominating the mobile device market, and it is well on its way to doing so in the coming decade. But they aren’t stopping there as the Chinese manufacturer has revealed its action camera at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. Xiaomi Yi Action Camera, pitted as a competitor for the very popular Go Pro is targeted for adventure seekers. This compact action-travel camera made specifically for photographers who travel a lot is going to be a good quality budget camera.
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MWC 2015: HTC RE Vive VR headset promises smooth augmented reality imagery

HTC Vive VR headset

It’s been an eventful day at the Mobile World Congress and the surprise of this year’s event came from HTC. They revealed to the world a virtual reality headset that is powered by Valve’s Steam VR platform. HTC RE Vive VR headset vouches to be a wearable headset that traverses you into an immersive 3D environment and interact with objects like never before. Read More…

MWC 2015: Huawei Watch is an impressive Android Wear smartwatch

Huawei Watch Mobile World Congress 2015

Huawei has released their first ever smartwatch at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, and it is damn impressive. Matching Moto 360 smartwatch in the looks, the Huawei Watch is a stunner, and dare I say it is even better than other smartwatches in the market. With a classic analog watch design, this smartwatch also doubles as a fitness tracker by analyzing your heart rate and other activities. The 1.2GHz Qualcomm APQ8026 smartwatch is going to be well assisted by the 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM along with all the sensors including barometer, PPG and vibration motor.


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Designer builds exoskeleton suit for firefighters

AFA powered exoskeleton suit by Ken Chen

Firefighters are no less than super heroes but their physical capabilities also have a limit. Well, in an attempt to give these heroes some super powers, a Melbourne-based designer have developed an AFA (Advanced Firefighting Apparatus) Exoskeleton Suit. Ken Chen, a graduate of the Master of Industrial Design Program at Monash University undertook the project about two years ago after reading a report in which a high-rise building in Shanghai was engulfed in fire and killed over 50 people. The exoskeleton suit created by Ken Chen will greatly increase firefighter’s performance in walking, running and carrying up to 91 kg while high-rise firefighting.
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Swanky Lux Watch collection – Apple Watch embellished in diamonds and gold finish

Brikk Lux Watch diamond studded Apple Watch

Plush Apple Watch

Everyone is expecting the Apple Watch set to be finally released in April 2015, and the anticipation is building exponentially. In the shadow of that expectancy design and branding pioneers Brikk have announced Lux Watch collection that includes 30 plush models of the Apple Watch. Exclusively designed for the high-end of the consumer segment of-course. Essentially it will be an Apple Watch that is draped in opulence from edge to edge.
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