Triposo’s new belt hooks into your phone to provide you with turn-by-turn directions by vibrating while you are wearing it.
Google Glass production for consumers could be ramping up as the company purchased a portion of Himax, the wearable gadget display supplier. Funding will be used to increase production of the small screen used for Google’s connected eyewear.
Instead of buying a complicated phone and location add-on service for your young child, might a rugged smartwatch make more sense? Yes if it can track kids, receive texts and be used for limited phone calls like the FIlip does.
Ever since Google bought Motorola — and inherited the MotoACTV — I’ve been hoping Google would make a new smartwatch. It ought to be outstanding because only Google has all of the pieces to put together a true winner right now.
Microsoft suppliers say the company is considering a touch-face smartwatch. If true, it won’t be the first time the company offered such a device, but the time to market is critical.
Not to be outdone by Nike, UnderArmour has a new wearable exercise tracking strap. The Armour39 measures calories and heart rate, combining those with additional data to create your, ahem, WILLPower score.
The Pebble smartwatch, which has become the biggest Kickstarter project ever, is getting its first app partner and it’s a well known name among fitness fans: RunKeeper. RunKeeper users will be able to conduct their activity from the Pebble watch with their smartphone tucked away.
Having got my first pair of progressive bifocals recently, I can’t help but want these smart glasses from PixelOptix. The lenses are embedded with liquid crystals which can create an “electronic reading zone” either automatically, thanks to an integrated accelerometer, or through manual activation.
Smartphones have Google Goggles, an image-recognition search app, but consumers may one day have “Google glasses.” Google has introduced Project Glass, a concept for glasses that integrate directly with Google services. It may sound like a silly project, but there’s a reason the device makes sense.