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stony brook compass smartwatch

Given to only the top 5% of research papers, Stony Brook University assistant professor Xiaojun Bi received this year’s ACM CHI 2017 Honorable Mention Award for his groundbreaking study called “Compass: Rotational Keyboard on Non-Touch Smartwatches.” The Department of Computer Science professor co-authored the research and according to his findings, smartwatch wearers will soon have […]

Glucose-Tracking Smartwatch

When it comes to divulging smartwatch sales numbers, Apple likes to keep things real secretive. According to a Strategy Analytics – a consumer research firm – Apple has boosted its global wearable market share to 15.9% – surpassing Fitbit as the world’s most popular smartwatch.

Orbiting Smartwatch

On the heels of iReviews publishing its Best Smartwatches of 2017 list, Dartmouth College researchers have unveiled a revolutionary watch face prototype called Cito. Capable of moving in five different directions, Cito rotates, hinges, translates, and orbits.


Whether it’s the Samsung Gear S3, the Garmin Forerunner 935, the Tag Heuer Modular 45, the LG Watch Sport, or the Apple Watch Series 2, the best smartwatches of 2017 come fully equipped with state-of-the-art sensor technology. Housed in these watches are intuitive operating systems enabling users to connect to their smart devices like never […]