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Is the Neyya smart ring the future of wearable tech?

If 2015 was all about fitness trackers you wear on your wrist, then 2016 is set to see new types of wearables emerging for different types of users and different functions (we don't all like to work out, you know). One of these is the new category of smart rings. One of the first we've…

Half of pet owners have bought gadgets for four-legged friends

48% of Brits invest in technology for pets62% of pet owners don’t want their four-legged friends to be lonelyLondon pet owners invest most in tech for pets British pets are now being entertained and fed by the latest smart technology according to new research. The survey of 1,007 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology…

MWC 2018: Onkyo launches AI tech including prototype wearable speaker

>Although probably best known for its hi-fi gear, Japan's Onkyo Corporation has announced a number of AI-based products and technologies at MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.  Among them is the AI Smart Wearable "VC-NX01"prototype device, pictured above. Designed to be worn around the neck, this wearable speaker integrates several leading technologies to create a…

Twinery introduces NOVA, first machine-washable, self-illuminating jacket for runners

Twinery, the innovation arm of MAS Holdings, has announced the launch of NOVA –  the first high visibility jacket with on-demand illumination, designed specifically for runners and outdoor enthusiasts. This machine-washable, self-illuminating running jacket aims to keep wearers safe in low light conditions. Featuring patent-pending LightGuide technology embedded into the fabric, it can be  activated…
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Who is wearing wearables? New survey shows 12 per cent of adults. Female ownership up

A new study of trends in wearables reveals that ownership has doubled in the last 12 months to 12% of the population with activity trackers and smart watches both doing well. However the growth of GPS sports watches has fallen. Based on 3,000 interviews with a nationally representative survey, the poll from Clicked Research Agency's Wearable…

Orsto smart watches boast seven month battery life

ORSTO has unveiled 16 new analogue smart watches boasting seven months of battery life Describing itself as a 'horology atelier' - that's watchmaker to you and me - ORSTO has introduced 16 new analogue smart watches following a successful crowdfunding campaign which secured the backing of 88 international venture capitalists. The new…

CES 2016: Sphero announces Star Wars Force Band

At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, connected play brand Sphero announced its first wearable gadget dubbed the Force band. Expanding outside of Sphero's usual heritage app-enabled robotic experiences, the Force band attaches to the wrist and utilises gesture-based controls to operate the BB-8 app-enabled Droid product. “Branching out of app-enabled robotics and into new categories that…

Stocking fillers. Wear your sound with Wraps headphones

OK it's not what most of us think of when we think about wearables. They're not exactly hi-tech or particularly 'smart' - quite dumb really. But these Wraps headphones might just make a great stocking filler for a teenage girl or boy for that matter. Apparently, at the recent MTV EMA awards, celebs including Ed…