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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Helmfon noise cancelling helmet

Even though you may look like the third member of Daft Punk, Hochu Rayus’ futuristic noise-cancelling helmet is guaranteed to boost office work productivity. The ‘Helmfon’ device completely drowns out distracting background noise notorious for disrupting employee concentration. Still, in development, Ukrainian design company Hochu Rayu hopes its revolutionary prototype shakes up the entire smart […]

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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 […]

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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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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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WatchSense

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 […]

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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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