Wearable Technology News

Wearable technology is a part of the technology industry that is still dominated by early adopters. But advances are being made and companies are starting to come up with products that consumers will want or need. That makes it an exciting industry to following, so we at Wiser created the wearable technology news email. Wearable technology covers any device that you can wear, either as clothing or as an accessory. Typically those devices can connect to the internet for greater functionality. The fitness sector is where wearable technology has seen the greatest growth among consumers, with devices that measure things like heart rate and the number of steps that a person takes. But exciting things are also being done in other fields that will advance the technology even further. This includes in the military and the health sectors, which are both developing wearable technology that can monitor the health and condition of the wearer. To get the latest wearable technology news and information delivered direct to you inbox, sign up for our tailored email digest. It is the best way to stay up-to-date.

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Recap WT | Wearable Technologies Conference ASIA in Bangalore
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The WT | Conference ASIA in Bangalore was a great success. With many senior decision makers from big industry players like TATA, software giants like Wipro and multinational cloud analytics providers like IBM, the whole WT value chain was present. We prepared...
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Finance, Wearable Technology
Why the Apple Watch is still a business plan in search of a product
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It's Marketing 101: When you want to sell a product, you extol its virtues. But when Apple recently announced its new Watch 3, the company pitched the device as more than merely practical or fun. In the video that preceded the announcement,...
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Google Inc, Mobile Phones
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Credit Cards, Credit Services
Contact-free payment speeds up checkout at discount grocer
Chain Store AgeJmosscrop
The fast-growing deep-discount grocer now accepts all forms of contactless payment, including Apple Pay, Google Wallet and Android Pay. All options are available across Aldi’s nearly 1,700 stores nationwide. Shoppers can pay for their groceries by tapping their contactless-enabled bank card, smartphone...
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Wrist Wearable Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio
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Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc
Amazon Developing its Answer to Google Glass
CBS St. LouisCbs St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Amazon’s developing a pair of smart-glasses that would allow users to tap the company’s virtual assistant Alexa outside the home. The Financial Times reports that the device would pair up with a smart phone and has what’s called...
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Amazon Alexa Smart Glasses Could Launch This Year
ForbesContributor, Paul Lamkin
Amazon is set to bring Alexa to wearable tech, with a pair of smart glasses launching in 2017 a real possibility. That’s according to a report in the Financial Times, which states that Babak Parviz, one of the creators of Google Glass,...
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Amazon.com Inc, Security Software & Services
Amazon reportedly at work on Alexa-powered glasses
Retail DiveDaphne Howland
Dive Brief: Amazon is reportedly developing smart glasses — a wearable device featuring its Alexa voice assistant — the Financial Times reports, citing sources familiar with the e-commerce giant’s plans. The spectacles recall Alphabet’s Google Glass, which itself experienced a great shift...
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