Tagged: Wearables

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…

Oculus Touch controller lends added dimension of realism to virtual reality

Oculus Touch Controller_1

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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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…

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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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…

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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Snapchat Spectacles record your video snippets in a trendy way

SnapChat Spectacles

Snap Inc., formerly known as Snapchat is eyeing the future with its bold new pair of smart sunglasses dubbed ‘Spectacles’. The idea is to record video snippets which are saved to the Snapchat memories, and then share it with friends. You would say that they are somewhat similar to what other wearables aim to achieve, but Snap Inc. is keeping things simple. Their iteration is to make a pair of sunglasses that look cool, and record live action with the push of a button.
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$50 Elsewhere glass turns 2D video on iPhone into immersive 3D

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Virtual reality has the potential to change gaming and entertainment forever; the only problem, VR is still pretty expensive. A new eyewear called Elsewhere wants to change that at a very nominal cost. Developed by husband and wife duo of Wendellen and Aza Raskin, Elsewhere glasses comes with a iOS app and turns any 2D video in your camera roll into an immersive 3D virtual reality footage. Read More…

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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