Tag Archives: Wearable devices

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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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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10Feb/16

3-in-1 ‘wearable shelter’ for Syrian refugees

UK students have devised a three-in-one garment that quickly transforms from a jacket to a sleeping bag to a tent. They want their ‘wearable shelters’ to be distributed among refugees arriving in Europe.

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15Jan/16

Virtual reality app blends social network into experience

Software company hopes to bring social interaction to the growing virtual reality industry. Sharon Reich has more. Continue reading

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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25Jun/15

Gold Apple watch smashed during magnet crash test

A gold Apple watch is smashed to pieces as part of an unusual online trend of putting

technological gadgets through extreme crash tests.

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30Apr/15

Tattoo snafu irks inked Apple Watch wearers

(REUTERS) – Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc’s first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.

Tattooed owners of Apple Watch have found that their inked skin confuses the sensors on the underside of the device.
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