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.

It’s a Jungle Out There
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It’s a Jungle Out There

A lot of fitness wearable ventures are currently focused on delivering what I like to call ‘lab tests in the wild’. That is, they want to be able to deliver metrics like VO2max at the end of people’s business-as-usual workouts, rather than in laboratory controlled conditions. It’s a worthy goal, but I get the sense […]

“Excuse Me, But Are You Insane?”  Tales From An Augmented Reality Pioneer (Part One)
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“Excuse Me, But Are You Insane?” Tales From An Augmented Reality Pioneer (Part One)

Since I’ve been immersed in the world of Augmented and Virtual Reality, I’ve discovered 1) most folks are complete novices when it comes to understanding, let alone using, this technology (especially self-professed non-gamers) and 2) when I describe what AR/VR can do, people give me a very strange look. A few have gently inquired, “Uh, […]

4D Immersive Street Art – Virtual Spaces and Environments using my 3D anamorphic art
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4D Immersive Street Art – Virtual Spaces and Environments using my 3D anamorphic art

Video Throwback time…  Before the stampede for getting into the VR AR rush, I saw the possibilities in somehow connecting a live art form, 3D street art into virtual spaces such as Second Life and other platforms in the mid 2000’s. As my SL avatar at the time, Chalkfan Streeter, I tried out placing street […]

4D Immersive Street Art – A New Terminology for Chalk and Pavements…
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4D Immersive Street Art – A New Terminology for Chalk and Pavements…

  So what is 4D? As an early adopter of what is becoming known as emerging technologies, Art for After Hours and its founder Anthony Cappetto say what it isn’t – its just not a vertical panel and a ground panel put together alone. (or in this case, a ground drawn piece but the premise […]

Amazon Patents Google Glass Clone
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Amazon Patents Google Glass Clone

Practical and Applicable Wearable Patented by Amazon Amazon may be working on a Google Glass clone that could essentially be useful and relevant. This wearable device as described in a recently issued patent could be used to turn the warehouse employees of Jeff Bezos into a pseudo-cyborgs that can identify items for shipping rapidly. The […]

Intel’s Wearable Itty-Bitty Curie CPU is Coming To Arduino
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Intel’s Wearable Itty-Bitty Curie CPU is Coming To Arduino

School kids and lovers of hardware who wish to begin tinkering with the Intel’s tiny Curie chip will get their hands on it come early 2016, but in the form of an Arduino development board. Curie is a new unit chip that was showed off by Intel in January at the International CES. About one […]

Mutualink-Intel Launch Wearable Smart Gateway
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Mutualink-Intel Launch Wearable Smart Gateway

Mutualink and Intel have launched world’s first wearable gateway for first responders. The gateway enables first responders to share multimedia information with command posts and other agencies in real time over secure wide area networks. The Wearable Smart Gateway (WSG) is powered by the tiny and ultra-low power Intel Edison module. The Wearable Smart Gateway […]

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