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.

Google Cardboard Overview: Virtual Reality On The Cheap
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Google Cardboard Overview: Virtual Reality On The Cheap

Imagine yourself standing on the moon’s surface, overlooking a crater from your lunar rover, or listening to the mission control chatter. Or simply don’t imagine, instead, buy a cheap Google Cardboard VR set then stick your phone to it, and begin your exploration of the solar system, coral reefs, tourist spots, museums and many more. […]

Oculus Set To Ship With 4-Month Unity Pro Trial
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Oculus Set To Ship With 4-Month Unity Pro Trial

Unity game engine creators kicked off a virtual reality-dedicated event on Wednesday in Los Angeles, and it started with a wave of freebie statements, most notably, news that all the buyers of Oculus Rift will be getting 4 months of free and unfettered access to Unity Pro. Palmer Luckey, the founder of Oculus was close […]

EUROPE’S LARGEST AR AND VR CONFERENCE AND EXPO IN LONDON NEXT MONTH
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EUROPE’S LARGEST AR AND VR CONFERENCE AND EXPO IN LONDON NEXT MONTH

The Wearable Technology Show, co located with The Augmented Reality Show, will host Europe’s largest AR and VR offering in London next month. The event takes place 15-16 March at ExCeL and has just been nominated as Tech.London’s Spotlight Event for the month by the Mayor of London’s office. Sony Mobile’s developer advocate Joakim Elvander […]

HoloLens Dev Team Showing Off Galaxy Explorer Prototype
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HoloLens Dev Team Showing Off Galaxy Explorer Prototype

Microsoft’s HoloLens dev team have been working on software that exhibits the potential of HoloLens Augmented Reality headset, with their new and recent project being Galaxy Explorer. That app is intended to let the users discover and explore the celestial bodies in order to learn about the mechanics of the universe through direct interaction. Currently, […]

Meta Vision – (Just?) a new Augmented Reality headset revealed
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Meta Vision – (Just?) a new Augmented Reality headset revealed

Meron Gribetz, CEO at Redwood City-based company Meta, recently revealed their next generation product at TED 2016 in Vancouver: The Meta Vision Augmented Reality Headset. And „we’re all gonna be throwing away our external monitors,” Gribetz said. Sorry, but eh, what? To explain this statement, let’s start from the beginning: In the run-up to TED […]

Integrated Cellphone Kit For Wearables and IoT
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Integrated Cellphone Kit For Wearables and IoT

It is possible to assemble a basic 2G mobile phone at your home with RePhone Kit Create that can as well be used in making IoT and wearable devices. The Seeed Studios’ kit ships with distinct modules, which can be restored together to make a 2G phone with the 1.54” LCD display. The screen icons […]

Five Innovative Oddities From The Eerie Wearable Tech World
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Five Innovative Oddities From The Eerie Wearable Tech World

The thought of having a wearable chair may seem so crazy, however, it is a mark of where the super-hot field of wearable tech is leading us to. If you thought that wearable technology planetary was just about the smart devices; activity trackers and smartwatches, here are some of the new types of the wearable […]

The Visually-Impaired To Be Guided By Chip Powers Wearable Device
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The Visually-Impaired To Be Guided By Chip Powers Wearable Device

A chip processes 3-Dimentional camera data and uses just a thousandth as much power as the outmoded computer processor while performing like algorithms and powers a model of a comprehensive navigation system nearly the mass of binoculars case which can be put on round the neckline. A powered Braille interface crafted at MIT’s Computer Science […]

Computer Vision Startup ‘ThirdEye’ Hinges From Google Glass To Mobile
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Computer Vision Startup ‘ThirdEye’ Hinges From Google Glass To Mobile

ThirdEye, a computer vision startup, established by four Penn sophomores which help the blind to see what’s in their surroundings. The tech startup recently unveiled its own mobile apps. Previously, the company’s products were only available for Google Glass, and allowed the users to simply point at an object and get an audio depiction of […]

“Everything You Imagine Is Real.” Tales From An Augmented Reality Pioneer (Part Two)
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“Everything You Imagine Is Real.” Tales From An Augmented Reality Pioneer (Part Two)

If you’ve read part one in this series, you already know the very definition of “reality” is changing and expanding thanks to Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality and good old fashioned “reality.” As this technology becomes more and more sophisticated and gets closer and closer to mainstream adoption, it’s prudent to consider some of […]

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