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 […]

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In the not-to-distant future, a simple flick of the wrist will send your DJI Mavic Pro drone on its next aerial mission. A wave to the left, you’ll be able to command your drone to dart left. Clenching your hand into a fist – your Mavic drone will return back to its home base. This […]

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Sana Sleep Goggles

Whether it’s the Sense by Hello, the Gravity blanket, the ZEEQ Smart Pillow, or Kello Labs’ smart alarm clock, tech startups have begun designing prototypes focused on improving everyone’s sleeping patterns. The latest: Sana Health’s smart sleep goggles. With a promise of a restful night’s sleep after ten minutes, Sana’s state-of-the-art device uses audio-visual stimulation […]

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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.

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Sweat-Detecting Workout Apparel

Imagine if your favorite workout gear, whether that be a set of New Balance running kicks or an Under Armour tank top, was smart enough to detect sweat during a workout. Or better yet, imagine if your clothes had ventilation flaps that opened up as soon as it sensed heat coming off your body. Now […]

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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.

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Soon operating your IoT smart devices will be as simple as swiping the arm of your jacket. Just imagine dimming your Phillips Hue Light Bulbs by pressing a button on your jacket or silencing an incoming phone call by touching the sleeve of your coat. The giant clothing retailer Levi’s is making their first smart […]

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Wearable Technology has seen its fair share of disruptive innovation over the past year. Whether it’s Ralph Lauren’s PoloTech Shirt that measures performance during workouts or the Bluetooth-enabled GPS navigating Lechal Mach Insoles, the ability to seamlessly thread sensors into the fabric of garments has completely revolutionized the wearables industry.

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Backed by $10 million in Series A funding by Japanese venture firm Global Brain, California-based robotics start-up Superflex hopes to solve mobility issues in our aging population. Initially focused on the U.S. market, which will see its 65-and-over baby boomer generation double from 48 million to 88 million in the next three decades, Superflex has […]

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