Google ATAP, Jacquard, Levis

All it takes is a split second and you could end up flying over your bike’s handlebars. No one can question the dangers around answering a call or looking at a text while riding a bike – especially while commuting alongside traffic. The only solution is to get rid of the temptation altogether. After about […]

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cochlear nucleus7 hearing aid

After receiving FDA-approval this past June, Australian-based Cochlear has unveiled its next-generation Nucleus 7 Sound Processor. The revolutionary hearing aid implant will come equipped with Bluetooth technology and will sync with wearer’s iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch devices. Partnering with the consumer technology giant Apple will ensure a widespread impact on the 50 million Americans […]

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smart glove translates asl

Whether it’s MIT’s sweat-detecting workout apparel or Levi’s high-tech jacket that controls smart devices, the wearables industry is starting to get super innovative. The latest head-turning discovery comes out of University of California – San Diego and it’s downright fascinating. Called “The Language of Glove” – UC engineers were able to design a smart glove […]

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Atacama sweatproof activewear technology

With MIT researchers designing a moisture-responsive fabric made from live cells and a world-renown company like Polo incorporating heart rate monitors into their high-tech shirts, fitness apparel is on the verge of a major revolution. Joining the party is San Francisco-based Atacama – properly named after the Desert in Northern Chile – is also making […]

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New Shock Therapy Headband Treats Depression

If you didn’t already know, South Korea has a major suicide epidemic on their hands. Holding the top spot for the highest suicide rate amongst developed countries for the past 11 years, South Korea is turning toward health-related consumer technology to help remedy their mental health crisis.

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JanSport High-Tech Backpack

The ability to seamlessly thread digital technology into the fabric of garments has completely revolutionized the wearables industry. From Levi’s integrating Google Jacquard technology into its first smart denim jacket to Ralph Lauren equipping its PoloTech shirt with OMsignal technology, clothing, and apparel manufacturers are beginning to weave state-of-the-art sensors into their products – making […]

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Omate Oclean

Shenzhen-based Omate has recently launched (June 13th, 2017) an innovative consumer technology lab focused on “preventative healthcare and safety-oriented IoT devices.” Omate’s first product on the docket: The Oclean One – a revolutionary sonic toothbrush designed to customize the brushing experience with a full arsenal of cleaning modes, intensities, and power level.

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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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