You’ve probably seen augmented reality (AR) smart glasses in a “Mission Impossible” movie, or at a trade show. Maybe a friend has told you they are revolutionizing work processes for line workers in aviation, auto, medicine or manufacturing. There are certainly plenty of versions available, from top brands in the industry who’ve all found different […]
When the weather is warm enough, I like to go for a quick run up two to three times a week. It’s somewhat meditative. It allows me to focus on the day ahead, and my Apple Watch lets me see how many steps I’ve run. It’s nice. I’m not alone. Fitness trackers like FitBit and […]
Whether from home, in the stands, or over the radio—Americans love their sports. Today, part of that All-American sports experience involves big data and new immersive technology like virtual reality (VR) to draw in more fans and improve gameplay. There are dozens of ways sports teams can use data to their advantage—and both fans and […]
Safety is a concern & responsibility for all businesses, especially when talking about workplace safety. It is a vital responsibility on the part of safety assurance experts to check and confirm whether the worksite is suitable and safe for the employees to carry on with their daily tasks. Workplace safety becomes crucial when the area […]
Anyone who likes to binge watch TV while cooking knows the pain of having to stop kneading dough to pause a show or move to the next episode. In comes Bixi, a device that’s the brainchild of French startup Bluemint Labs. It connects with iOS or Android phones and tablets via Bluetooth LE. However, Bixi does […]
After disappointing first quarter sales, Fitbit is making a move for the wearable health market. The company said it has a device in development that will be able to detect sleep apnea, a disorder that affects around 18 million American adults. Symptoms of sleep apnea include pauses in breathing, shallow breathing during sleep, and tiredness […]
American luxury home builder Toll Brothers has launched a virtual reality app that lets home buyers view all 360 degrees of their kitchen in high-definition and choose from thousands of configurations. The app, called Kitchen 360, provides buyers with a tour of the kitchen through a connected tablet or HTC Vive VR. While on the tour, […]
In the increasingly crowded market place of smart watches, a small niche of companies is offering an alternative to the standard designs by offering smart watch bands as an alternative to smartwatch faces. One of these is Madrid- and Paris-based startup Maintool, who have created the Classi watch band, a wearable which enables users to make their […]
It’s been another wild year in swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The last events wrap up today, but it’s been hard to miss the appearance of more technology poolside this year, even if all you noticed were the headphones helping Michael Phelps maintain his death-stare: But getting into the zone while on deck […]
In Germany, almost half of the people that own a fitness tracker have stopped using it and more than 85 percent said they have no interest in purchasing a fitness tracker. It is dire news for the wearable market, of which fitness trackers make up more than half. Fitbit, the industry leader, sells more fitness trackers […]
Wearables have the ability to improve health and give us insights into our mental state — all we need are the apps that can analyze and quantify the data. Missouri startup Mindset, created by engineering students at Washington University of St. Louis, has launched an app aimed at stress management. It uses wearable data to […]
Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving showed off a full-body wearable at the NBA Finals press conference, hours before the final match against the Golden Gate Warriors. And it could give the wearable’s maker, SubPac, the marketplace’s championship crown. The wearable in question provides “tactile sound” that allows you to feel music or sound throughout […]
In case you haven’t heard, there is a lot of hype right now about virtual and augmented reality. Three months into 2016, investors have already spent $1.1 billion to get a piece of the action. All this money, but no revenue and, in large part, no clear market. There are some good signs that 2016 […]
New partnership allows for use of Samsung Gear VR system in a real theme park, doubling up on the roller coaster thrill ride
There’s a growing market for people that love tech and pets
How their new launch today is about more than just hardware
And more real today than you think
How VR will revolutionize cinema for creators and consumers.
And Google Glass should follow its lead.
Pebble’s latest smartwatch hits Best Buy.
FaceTime may hit the wrist—and beat down the battery.
Don’t think of this as a move to take on Google Glass, though.
Apple’s pursuit of the perfect human.
Watch features reserved for Apple are now open.
Will it stay on track for a late-2015 launch?
The smartwatch can now sync with iPhones.
After weeks of waiting, Pebble has appealed to backers for help.
Right now, it’s limited to participants in a research project.
Apple is joining the AR/VR club with its Metaio purchase.
Bluetooth can rat out your location, researchers say.
Vergence Labs cofounder Erick Miller speaks at Wearable World Congress.
She runs a big hardware accelerator, too, so listen up.
Glass is changing and so is the world of wearables.
Can a wearable start an environmental movement?
Play games, brush longer and better.
Hands across the water, apps across the sky.
Software updates promise a host of goodies for developers and users.
Why sensors need to move with the human body. (Sponsored post.)