Tag Archives: Ubiquitous computing

23Jan/17

Understanding your pet’s emotions with wearable tech

The latest wearable technology for pets promises to help owners understand the emotions of their animals, as Jim Drury reports. Continue reading

06Jan/17

New alcohol-sensing wearable tracks blood alcohol content

Wearables are all the rage these days, and now there’s one that promises to turn most of us into responsible alcoholics.
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31Oct/16

Smart glass taps into beer drinker’s data

A “smart” drinking glass embedded with a microchip gathers data on drinker preferences for beverage companies, with the customer offered perks and promotions in exchange.

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17May/16
Samsung Patents Smartwatch

Samsung patent describes smartwatch that could project its interface onto nearby surfaces

A recently discovered Samsung patent shows a smartwatch that can project its interface onto any nearby surface, addressing a key limitation of the smartwatch screen.
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09May/16
Future Interfaces Group's latest technology, called SkinTrack

New technology turns your skin into smartwatch touchscreen

A team of scientists have developed a new technology that can make the skin on your arm and hand act like a touchpad for a smartwatch. Continue reading

17Mar/16
Swiss watchmakers

Swiss watchmakers change tack to embrace smartwatches

Swiss watchmakers, who once dismissed smartwatches as short-lived gadgets, are now racing to grab a share of a fast-growing market

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30Sep/15

U.S. businesses, cardholders slowly embracing chip technology

U.S. businesses on the eve of a big deadline – the switch to a new, more secure chip-based payment system – but many aren’t ready.
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06Jul/15

Mood-changing wearable tech sets pulses racing

Doppel is a new breed of wearable device, one that its developers say can actually change the wearer’s mood by delivering a tactile beat to their wrist. Matthew Stock reports.
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10Apr/15

Strong turnout, backlogs, as shoppers get to try Apple Watch

New watch draws crowds to Apple stores.

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