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Tags results for 'wearable'

Is Google’s Mysterious Barge Actually a Floating Glass Store?

Posted in Hardware on 28th Oct, 2013 10:55 PM
by AlexMuller
After an odd but engrossing CNET story last week, everybody’s wondering what the strange barge with ties to Google is doing docked near San Francisco.

Google Glass will usher in an era of superhuman vision

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Nov, 2013 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Rapidly increasing processor power will help fuel a new world of powerful new photographic tools.

Smartglasses could reach 10M geeky faces a year by 2018

Posted in Business on 13th Nov, 2013 12:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Thanks to declining prices and improving feature sets, smartglasses shipments could reach 10 million a year by 2018.

With Flexible Circuits Wearable Electronics Gain Uses

Posted in Hardware on 19th Nov, 2013 11:20 PM
by AlexMuller
In the world of tech, wearable devices are a hotbed of innovation.

Battle over Glass etiquette erupts in another Seattle diner

Posted in Business on 30th Nov, 2013 02:14 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Glass has been available to early adopters for nearly nine months, and some merchants are doing their best to keep it out of their establishments.

China’s hardware explosion: All devices are getting smart

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2014 01:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Chinese hardware industry experienced viral growth in 2013.

The Basis smart fitness watch will tell you exactly how much good-quality sleep you get

Posted in Software on 5th Jan, 2014 01:55 AM
by AlexMuller
The new analytics will tell you when you were in a light sleep, rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep, or deep sleep.

Facial Recognition App For Glass Challenges Google's Ban on the Technology

Posted in Online on 12th Jan, 2014 11:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Facial recognition technology is, in some ways, the epitome of the loss of privacy in a digital world.

Will Oculus Bring Immersive Virtual Reality To Consumers For $300 In 2014?

Posted in Games on 20th Jan, 2014 10:14 PM
by AlexMuller
The Rift is the first real candidate for a quality VR experience at an affordable price.

The Search For Actually Useful Apps On Google Glass

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jan, 2014 10:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Ones that make smart glasses seem cool rather than creepy.

How EnChroma’s smart sunglasses can help solve color blindness

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jan, 2014 10:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Wearable technology is proving to be hugely beneficial to people with a variety of disabilities and health conditions.

Samsung’s Google Glass competitor, 'Galaxy Glass' could debut in September

Posted in Hardware on 27th Jan, 2014 11:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Samsung’s own take on Google Glass could be coming sooner than you think.

Wearables have a dirty little secret: 50% of users lose interest

Posted in Business on 15th Feb, 2014 01:54 AM
by AlexMuller
There's a little-known fact about wearables that manufacturers don't advertise to consumers: Most people lose interest within a few months.

Wearable glasses help surgeons view cancer​​​​​​​​ cells in real time

Posted in Medicine on 19th Feb, 2014 03:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have developed a wearable display to help surgeons visualize cancer cells, which glow blue when viewed through the eyewear.

How to make wearables stick:

Posted in Business on 3rd Mar, 2014 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Use them to change human behavior.

Android for wearables coming, says Google software boss

Posted in Software on 11th Mar, 2014 12:54 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is branching out in the wearable technology market, with the release of a software development kit.

Google launches Android Wear:

Posted in Software on 18th Mar, 2014 11:32 PM
by AlexMuller
A new project to bring Android to wearables like smartwatches

Google and Ray-Ban deal to offer 'more stylish' Glass

Posted in Hardware on 26th Mar, 2014 04:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is teaming up with the designer firm behind Ray-Ban and Oakley in an attempt to make its wearable technology desirable beyond the "geek" community.

Apple, Google, and Intel are laying the foundation for the 'Internet of you'

Posted in Software on 27th Mar, 2014 11:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Wearable technology is on a collision course with the Internet of everything. When the two collide, we will enter into a new era of the Internet of you.

Intel launches $100M venture fund to invest in smart devices and wearables in China

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2014 03:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Intel Capital to invest $100 million in tablets, smartphones, wearables and the Internet of Things devices in China.

Samsung claims a graphene breakthough, which may be huge for future wearables

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2014 12:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Graphene is primed to be one of the most important materials for the technology industry over the next few years.

Google Glass Livestream App Makes Broadcasting Your Vision Even Easier

Posted in Hardware on 8th Apr, 2014 01:06 AM
by AlexMuller
The new Livestream app for Google Glass makes showing the entire world exactly what you're looking at easier than before.

Body heat to power your wearable gadgets

Posted in Hardware on 12th Apr, 2014 02:34 AM
by AlexMuller
How to ensure power supply in a stable and reliable manner is one of the most critical issues facing the developers of wearable technology.

Google Glass to go on sale for one day

Posted in Hardware on 13th Apr, 2014 01:10 AM
by AlexMuller
The high price will be likely to deter many enthusiasts, who may be forced to wait for price reductions.

Samsung patent shows off Glass-like wearable with fold-away display

Posted in Hardware on 16th Apr, 2014 04:04 AM
by AlexMuller
It looks like the long-awaited world of wearables is coming into its own, the folks in the tech industry that have yet to jump onto the bandwagon are scrambling to get a foothold.

The Internet of Things will thrive by 2025 but will raise privacy and complexity concerns

Posted in Hardware on 15th May, 2014 11:05 PM
by AlexMuller
Most of these devices will be communicating on our behalf, interacting with the physical and virtual worlds more than interacting with us.

Hi-tech glasses aim to assist the blind with directions and obstacle detection

Posted in Hardware on 22nd May, 2014 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers in Mexico are building lenses that help the visually impaired navigate their environment.

Google Glass hack allows brainwave control

Posted in Science on 11th Jul, 2014 01:09 AM
by AlexMuller
Google Glass has been hacked so that it can be controlled by brainwaves.

Google Glass rival with neck battery shown off by Lenovo

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jul, 2014 01:44 AM
by AlexMuller
Chinese computing giant Lenovo has shown off what it hopes will be a rival to Google Glass.

Apple Watch unveiled alongside new larger iPhones

Posted in Hardware on 10th Sep, 2014 11:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has unveiled a smartwatch, the Apple Watch, its first new product line since the first iPad and the death of its co-founder Steve Jobs.

Google Glass can now display captions for hard-of-hearing users

Posted in Software on 4th Oct, 2014 02:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created a speech-to-text Android app for Google Glass that displays captions.

How Magic Leap’s Augmented Reality Works

Posted in Hardware on 25th Oct, 2014 12:24 AM
by AlexMuller
Patent and trademark filings reveal the augmented reality technology that convinced Google and others to invest $542 million into Magic Leap.

Osterhout Design Group packs a ton of cool tech into next-generation augmented-reality smartglasses

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jan, 2015 08:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Expensive military technology is moving into the consumer wearables market.

CES 2015: GoBe calorie counter wearable put to the test

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jan, 2015 07:43 PM
by AlexMuller
The creators of the GoBe wristband say it can automatically, non-invasively count the calories eaten by the wearer.

Google is ending sales of its Google Glass eyewear

Posted in Business on 17th Jan, 2015 01:54 AM
by AlexMuller
Google insists it is still committed to launching the smart glasses as a consumer product, but will stop producing Glass in its present form. It will focus on future versions of Glass.

Samsung engineers are working on wearable for early stroke detection

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jan, 2015 03:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The sensor-packed headset aims to alert folks who are at risk for a stroke early on, so they can get to a doctor to prevent potentially serious and permanent effects.

What Will Google Glass 2.0 Need to Succeed?

Posted in Business on 24th Jan, 2015 08:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Released to much fanfare in 2013, Google marketed Glass to developers and early adopters. For $1,500, they would get the device and a chance to figure out what to do with it.

Google to 'start again' with Glass project

Posted in Business on 7th Feb, 2015 08:36 PM
by AlexMuller
The new version will be developed internally and only released when finished.

Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Posted in Games on 21st Feb, 2015 05:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Magic Leap is working on technology that shines images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.

Huawei and LG unveil new wearables at MWC

Posted in Hardware on 1st Mar, 2015 08:10 PM
by AlexMuller
LG and Huawei have unveiled a range of new smartwatches featuring metal-framed circular designs.

NASA teams up with smartglasses maker on augmented reality goggles for space missions

Posted in Science on 11th Mar, 2015 06:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Astronauts could one day get access to advanced computing and visualization technologies via smartglasses.

Schmidt says reports of Google Glass' death are premature

Posted in Hardware on 24th Mar, 2015 08:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that the company is still hard at work perfecting its wearable, calling it a 'big and fundamental platform for Google.'

Luxottica is working on a second version of Google Glass, CEO says it’s coming soon

Posted in Hardware on 26th Apr, 2015 12:18 AM
by AlexMuller
Google may have pulled the plug on the Explorer edition of Glass, but they insist a new version will be coming out.

Smart glasses begin to take hold in the enterprise

Posted in Business on 25th May, 2015 06:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Google Glass was not the consumer success Google had hoped for. But, contrary to many predictions, Glass is not dead. In fact, its been spun off into its own department.

Google patents contact lens that collects your 'iris fingerprint'

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Jun, 2015 05:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has a thing about contact lenses. The company has done a lot of work with contact lenses used in health applications.

Is Google Readying a New Version of Google Glass?

Posted in Business on 4th Jul, 2015 11:57 PM
by AlexMuller
killed off the first version of the device earlier this year, but there have been persistent rumors that a second version is due soon.

Google's Patent Could Let Us Record And Replay Our Memories

Posted in Business on 24th Jul, 2015 11:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has been awarded a patent which would allow us to search through a video database of our lives, all recorded through some future wearable technology.

Thync review: A drug-like, brain-zapping wearable?

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Aug, 2015 08:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Here's a gadget completely unlike anything we've used before. Meet Thync, a wearable that zaps your brain to change your mood.

Android creator Andy Rubin invests $15M in CastAR to build augmented reality gaming glasses

Posted in Games on 20th Aug, 2015 12:33 AM
by AlexMuller
CastAR glasses can project 3D images so that you feel like you’re seeing a virtual layer on top of the real world, or you’re inside a game world.

Google's Project Aura Set to Raise Glass From the Dead

Posted in Business on 18th Sep, 2015 12:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Glass first went on sale in 2013 and was only available to developers. It was later killed off this year after it failed to attract enough interest.

Will Google Glass feature holographic displays?

Posted in Hardware on 4th Oct, 2015 10:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Google filed for a patent of what seems to be a wearable device that would show holograms. A version of Google Glass that instead of a flat picture, it would show holographic images.

Lightguide optics could soon make smartglasses less socially awkward

Posted in Hardware on 12th Nov, 2015 04:13 PM
by AlexMuller
A new display technology can embed smartglass displays directly inside the lenses, resulting in much more streamlined look.

Google Glass helps cardiologists complete difficult coronary artery blockage surgery

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Nov, 2015 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Cardiologists have used Google Glass in a challenging surgical procedure, successfully clearing a blockage in the coronary artery.

New Stretchable nano-devices towards smart contact lenses

Posted in Hardware on 19th Feb, 2016 08:38 PM
by AlexMuller
The device manipulates light to such an extent that it can filter specific colours while still being transparent and could be used in the future to make smart contact lenses.

Health wearables have tripled in 2 years and AI healthcare will increase 11x over 7 years

Posted in Hardware on 10th Mar, 2018 02:40 AM
by Alex Muller
Use of wearables has more than tripled since 2014.

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