Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Remember the days when you turned up at someone’s house, out of the blue, just to arrange a future meet up? Or the days of using a landline to confirm plans? The days where you had to stand up to dim the light in the bedroom or reach to the garage to set the heater timer..? No..! Me neither..!
The emergence of smartphones has also kickstarted new generations of smart devices that took consumers into a world of surreal technology that somehow we become accustomed and almost cannot live without. Through the following review, we invite you to explore some of the latest Groupon’s offers on wearable tech.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Oculus Go
Oculus Go is an excellent ‘all-in-one’ VR headset that delivers both, quality and comfort and doesn’t cost a fortune. This smartphone-free headset is similar to the more expensive Oculus Rift – which does rely on a computer to work.
The value of Oculus Go VR headset lies in its lack of need for a smartphone. The device has a 5.5-inch display and comes with two storage options of 32GB and 64GB respectively. Oculus Go VR runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that’s found in many high-end smartphones.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Samsung Entrim 4D headphones
Staying in the realm of virtual reality, the Entrim 4D headphones from Samsung are designed to simulate movement to any VR headset by tricking your inner ear. Electrical signals, similar to those used to help restore balance in stroke patients, are delivered via the headphone’s electrodes.
These electrodes ‘create’ movement data which allow users to feel as if they are a part of the on-screen action, by creating a deep sensation of direction and speed of movement.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – HoloSuit
Another device is the HoloSuit. This full-body motion capture suit uses haptic feedback to let you feel the virtual world, with excellent usability in VR gaming and e-sports.
Moreover, the HoloSuit allows the users to train for specific medical and military porpuses. The device is designed to be compatible with VR, MR, AR, and RR, and features 360 degree motion tracking sensors, nine haptic feedback points, and six action buttons.
Players can control and view their avatar on an external screen, including the HoloSuit’s various components such as the jacket, pants, gloves, and jersey, which allows for full data capture of the wearer’s entire body movement. Collected data is sent back to the user via haptic feedback which allows for body and brain training, in both virtual and real world.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Classi smartwatch strap
As the name suggests, the Classi smartwatch strap is a watch smart strap that gives your classic watch smart features. This little device can track your daily activity, receive notifications through vibration, handsfree navigate you to your destination by connecting to your smartphone’s map, and even call out for help, when required, with the push of a button.
Moreover, Classi includes a phone loss prevention feature, and when activated the bracelet vibrates intensely when you’re leaving your smartphone behind.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Ejoy
Similar to Classi, Ejoy is a stylish wearable device designed with women in mind. In fact, Ejoy is a collection of smart bracelets made in Italy, which include exclusive materials such as Murano glass and Carrara marble. Beyond their beautiful design, the Ejoy bracelets can connect to your smartphone via Bluetooth and act as a custom messages notifier. As such, you’ll know who’s calling or texting, without the need of taking your smartphone out of the bag all the time.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Pomocup
Pomocup is a smart device designed for ski tourers. This device is placed via a powerful magnet on the ski with the aim of measuring extensive touring data such as the time of the tour, altitude, speed, glide, grip, and even leg symmetry.
Collected data is transmitted in real-time straight to your smartphone and after your tour, your performance can be analysed in greater detail via the Skilog’s web interface.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Spartan Boxer Shorts
Here comes the apparel section of wearables. For example, Spartan underwear for men are not just stylish but also radiation-free. These boxer briefs can protect your health and fertility from in-pocket smartphones, and close proximity WIFI radiation. Conducted tests show that these radiations-blocking briefs can block up to 99% of nocive radiations, thanks to the embedded WaveStopper technology.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Bonbouton
Created with cutting-edge embedded sensor technology, Bonbouton improves both, physical and mental health care.
Bonbouton wearable device features innovative graphene sensors that monitor your skin’s physiological signals. Collected data is then used to predict potential injuries, detect infection and monitor muscular activity. The device is small and discreet which allows the users to add it to any item of clothing.
Latest Innovations in Wearable Technology – Beddit sleep tracker
If sleep is a problem, then Beddit wearable sleep tracker is the answer. This wearable device can monitor your sleep without any disturbing bulky sensors, and it was designed in particular for bedrooms. To date, Beddit sleep tracker can measure your sleep pattern only with the help of iOS devices. Android, to come soon.
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As wearable technology is evolving fast, in athleisure, fashion, and medical landscapes, we can’t wait to see what wearables will become in the years to come. Have some interesting wearables that you’d like to share with us? Leave your comments below or feel free to get in touch via the contact button.