Tagged: Wearables

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…

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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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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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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Exciting gadgets and technologies expected in 2017

Gesture control future of Virtual Reality

As years roll by, the consumer technology keeps advancing. The speed at which this is happening is so fast that the older generation can’t keep up with this change. However, for the younger generation, this is an opportunity to discover and invest in some of the coolest gadgets to arrive in 2017. We have therefore compiled a short list of what is to be expected. There are hints everywhere, so this list is just one of those convenient things you ought to familiarize yourself with.
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Indian engineering student builds real-life walking Iron Man suit

Vimal Govind Manikandan iron man suit

The cheapest of exoskeletons cost thousands of dollars, but that could stand to change with the new creation by an Indian engineering student who has built a low cost wearable walking-assist. A real-life walking Iron Man suit, this is created by Vimal Govind Manikandan, of MES College of Engineering in Kerala. The battery-powered, functional exoskeleton is capable of lifting heavy objects, and is built on a budget of $750 (approx. ₹50,000). Read More…

Intel unveils Project Alloy – all-in-one mixed reality headset

Project Alloy

When Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took to the stage at the Intel Developer Forum held in San Francisco, he had something new to release – the Project Alloy – an all-in-one virtual reality headset. Yes, Intel in entering the entertaining world of VR with its own headset that does not need to be attached to a phone or computer, remember Microsoft HoloLens?  Project Alloy is completely tetherless – it doesn’t need external sensors, processor or battery, powered by a 6th gen Intel Core processor, it comes with its own battery and processor. Read More…

Boltt fitness tracker comes with AI-based personal coach

Boltt fitness tracker

These days, the market is flooded with new age health and fitness equipment which promise to make you smarter. But do they all work, as they are portrayed to? That is something which forces the user to give up on such wearables over time. All the data collected from fitness trackers, sleep trackers or other wearables is of no use if it means nothing much to you. To change this, a sports technology startup has something that’s a tad different from the rest.
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Keep LDR alive: HB ring lets you feel your partner’s heartbeat

HB ring by the touch

In a long distance relationship, you miss the feel of being next to each other. All you can do is Skype and FaceTime, but that’s just not there when it comes to intimacy. Enter HB Ring by The Touch – first of its kind ring that lets you feel the heartbeat of your partner. Simply download an app, connect the ring and pair with the loved one to feel their heartbeat in real-time. Read More…

Pokemon Go contact lenses might be coming your way – John Hanke confirms

Contact lenses that prevent optic nerve damage by glaucoma

People are going nuts for Pokemon Go, and the fun keeps getting better. This augmented reality game has gripped the world like no other app or game. So what is the next frontier for this AR game that’s making everyone drool over for Pokemon catching mania? If you are to believe Niantic Founder John Hanke, then it is going the wearable technology’s way. He wants to make the game more interactive and fun for the players.
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