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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Can today’s new technologies totally revamp learning?
eschoolnews.com • Laura Ascione
ODG's Newest Wearable Allows FedEx Pilots to Use Augmented Reality to Navigate Emergency Situations
Wonder How To » Show & Tell for Creators & Doers • Tommy Palladino
Xiaomi: 'Camera, Action'
Seeking Alpha • B&Amp, B. Market
Will Wearables Finally Break Into The Enterprise
DZone • Amy Groden-Morrison
These smart glasses could help pilots land during extreme emergencies
Fast Company • Daniel Terdiman
GTX Corp to Present at the Equities Spring 2018 Investor Wealth Conference
Equities.com • Spotlight Companies
US researchers develop alcohol monitoring chip
The CitizenBusiness
Automating Personal Safety with Wearable Smart Jewelry
Newswise: SciNews • University
A temporary tattoo may be able to track your alcohol levels
Tuaw.com • Swapna Krishna
Lampix Exec Gordon Meyer Joins The Reality Pod Podcast, Says the Future of AR Isn't in Wearables
Wonder How To » Show & Tell for Creators & Doers • Adario Strange
 
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EdTech, Education
Can today’s new technologies totally revamp learning?
eschoolnews.comLaura Ascione
As wearable technology, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) become more mainstream and more available to educators, many innovators are looking at how combining such technologies can impact classrooms in the future. What if a piece of wearable technology could sense...
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ODG's Newest Wearable Allows FedEx Pilots to Use Augmented Reality to Navigate Emergency Situations
Wonder How To » Show & Tell for Creators & DoersTommy Palladino
On Thursday, Osterhout Design Group (ODG) revealed a new, specially-crafted oxygen mask that uses the same augmented reality technology from its smartglasses to assist FedEx Express pilots navigating dangerous conditions. More than a cleverly-constucted wordmark, the Smoke Assured Vision Enhanced Display (SAVED)...
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Xiaomi: 'Camera, Action'
Seeking AlphaB&Amp, B. Market
Summary Xiaomi has been a pain in GoPro's side, but now rumors of a potential GoPro buyout have recently begun circulating. Known as the low-cost producer, Xiaomi produces quality cameras that retail for half the price of GoPro's. An IPO is due...
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Virtual Reality, Wearable Technology
Will Wearables Finally Break Into The Enterprise
DZoneAmy Groden-Morrison
For several years, analysts have been predicting that wearables such as smart glasses, virtual reality and mixed reality headsets and smart watches will make it big in the enterprise. So far that hasn’t happened. But will wearables finally break into the enterprise...
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These smart glasses could help pilots land during extreme emergencies
Fast CompanyDaniel Terdiman
The cockpit fills with smoke, blinding the pilot. With the plane still in the air, there’s serious trouble. How will she land the aircraft, saving the lives of everyone on board, as well as the cargo, and of course, the plane itself?...
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Finance, Investment Industry
GTX Corp to Present at the Equities Spring 2018 Investor Wealth Conference
Equities.comSpotlight Companies
GTX Corp (OTCBB:GTXO), an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider in the personal location, wearable and wandering assistive technology business, announced that it will be presenting on April 18th at the Equities Spring 2018 Investor Wealth Conference, held at the Porsche Experience...
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US researchers develop alcohol monitoring chip
The CitizenBusiness
However, the new chip is small enough to be implanted in the body just beneath the surface of the skin and is powered wirelessly by a wearable device, such as a smartwatch or patch, according to the new study, presented at the...
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Automating Personal Safety with Wearable Smart Jewelry
Newswise: SciNewsUniversity
Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are utilizing technology to create a pragmatic solution for physical or sexual assault prevention. “A major challenge to assault prevention is that, during an assault, victims often do not...
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Mobile Phones, Wearable Technology
A temporary tattoo may be able to track your alcohol levels
Tuaw.comSwapna Krishna
A new monitoring device could help people discreetly measure their alcohol intake by transmitting alcohol levels to a connected cell phone. The tech, developed by engineers at the University of California, San Diego, is a small wearable, comparable to a temporary tattoo,...
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IBM Corp, Smartphones
Lampix Exec Gordon Meyer Joins The Reality Pod Podcast, Says the Future of AR Isn't in Wearables
Wonder How To » Show & Tell for Creators & DoersAdario Strange
The future of augmented reality isn't on your smartphone or face, it's in the everyday items all around us. At least that's the belief of Gordon Meyer, the vice president of marketing at New York-based startup Lampix. Meyer joined me recently on...
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