wearabletech (1)

Rocket power skates and gum-shield wearables? Sign us up!

At a recent Wearables conference in San Francisco we were shown a glimpse into an array of new wearables coming in 2014 and beyond. We haven’t heard much of the wearable scene hitting sport, but that’s something i1 Biometrics want to change with the Vector Gum-shield. The gum-shield itself is aimed at Lacrosse, Ice-Hockey and American Football players, and contains an …

Read more | Comments (0)

Craig FoxRocket power skates and gum-shield wearables? Sign us up!
ring_in_use

FingerReader: the ring that scans words and reads them aloud for you

Scientists across the pond at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a prototype of a new wearable ring, but instead of keeping you safe or tracking your steps, it assists in reading out printed text. Aiming to help the visually impaired, the so called FingerReader can be used with books, magazines, restaurant menus and even computer screens. It works like …

Read more | Comments (0)

Sadie HaleFingerReader: the ring that scans words and reads them aloud for you
glance smart watch

Glance is a smart accessory for your own watch or jewellery

So many big tech brands and smaller start-ups are busy dreaming up smartwatch-style devices that’ll alert us about everything that’s going on on our mobiles from our wrists. But Kiwi Wearables is turning that process on its head, by creating an accessory that’ll provide us with the same experience, but will slot under our own devices and jewellery. Called Glance, …

Read more | Comments (0)

Becca CaddyGlance is a smart accessory for your own watch or jewellery

Can we take Imogen Heap and her magical, musical Mi.Mu gloves seriously?

Back in 2012, musician Imogen Heap dressed up like something from Star Trek and showed a magical glove to the world at a number of different events hosted by TED and Wired, which allowed her to make music using…

Read more | Comments (0)

Becca CaddyCan we take Imogen Heap and her magical, musical Mi.Mu gloves seriously?

MWC 2014: Sony SmartBand and Lifelog app will track all of your life

Sony is on a roll at MWC this year, after unveiling its latest smartphone and tablet, the Japanese tech giant has also lifted the lid on a new wearable device – the SmartBand SWR10. The SmartBand teams up with…

Read more | Comments (0)

Becca CaddyMWC 2014: Sony SmartBand and Lifelog app will track all of your life