Wearables

Wearable computers, also known as body-borne computers or wearables are miniature electronic devices that are worn by the bearer under, with or on top of clothing. This class of wearable technology has been developed for general or special purpose information technologies and media development. The most popular consumer devices are watches and health-monitoring bands.

Slow Android Wear Adoption Is Stifling Development
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Slow Android Wear Adoption Is Stifling Development

BY NERMIN HAJDARBEGOVIC – TECHNICAL EDITOR @ TOPTAL #Android #AndroidWear #Google #Wearable There is no diplomatic and professional way to put it: Android Wear is flopping; and it’s flopping quite badly. The smartwatch platform has been around for 18 months, yet the fact that it was introduced a few quarters before Apple rolled out its […]

Smartwatch Development: Are Smartwatches Worth The Trouble?
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Smartwatch Development: Are Smartwatches Worth The Trouble?

The Apple Watch went on sale earlier this month and the jury is still out on what it means for the industry. One thing is certain – it’s outselling Android Wear devices by a wide margin, so well done Apple, everything is going according to plan, right? Not so fast. While the Apple Watch is […]

OLED Wearable Technology Launched
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OLED Wearable Technology Launched

This is an era of wearable technology and we are not far from the day when we actually will be having our own wearable devices facilitating us in different ways. This goes to the credit of the Korean researchers who developed light emitting diodes called OLEDs that you can wear just like your clothes. OLED […]

Inspections 4.0: Time for a new pair of glasses
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Inspections 4.0: Time for a new pair of glasses

In a perfect world, inspections would be pointless and a pure waste of energy. Yet a perfect world with infallible people and systems does not exist. One needs to make a trade-off between the cost of inspections and the risk and cost of process failures. For many decades, pen and paper have been the tools […]

A Wearable Microscope That Can Measure Fluorescent Dyes Through Skin
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A Wearable Microscope That Can Measure Fluorescent Dyes Through Skin

UCLA researchers have teamed up with a group at Verily Life Sciences and have come up with a mobile microscope that can detect and monitor the fluorescent biomarkers under the skin with a high level of sensitivity. This tool is very much helpful in tracking the biochemical reactions for medical diagnostics and therapy. This tool […]

Snapchat’s New Glasses Can Capture hands-free Video
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Snapchat’s New Glasses Can Capture hands-free Video

One of the most popular messaging apps, Snapchat has announced its first major project in hardware called “Spectacles” and also has unveiled its changed name as Snapchat Inc from Snapchat. It is introducing itself to its users with a new hardware called the wearable technology in the form of spectacles which will completely resemble sunglasses. […]

Wearable Tech Company Thalmic Labs Raises $120 Million
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Wearable Tech Company Thalmic Labs Raises $120 Million

The Canada-based wearable technology company Thalmic Labs has raised a fund of $120 (USD) million contributed by the popular brands like Amazon Alexa Fund, and Fidelity Investments Canada. Thalmic Labs is popularly known for its Myo armband which is a gesture-and-motion-guided armband. This armband accelerates the electricity in your muscles which will, in turn, enable […]

A Study Claims To Power Wearable Devices Through Body Heat
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A Study Claims To Power Wearable Devices Through Body Heat

At time, when wearable technology remains the talk of the town, researchers from the North Carolina State University or NCSU have come up with a stunning new wearable prototype which uses body heat to generate electricity. The technology developed by NCSU researchers is highly comfortable, truly lightweight and way too productive when compared to existing […]

Rio 2016: Olympic Games of the wearable devices
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Rio 2016: Olympic Games of the wearable devices

The Olympic Games in Rio were not only the meeting point for the most talented sportsmen in the world, but also the place where a competition between the newest technologies takes place. There is nearly no athlete who did not use a wearable device during the preparation training for the Games and you can see […]

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