Take a look at Cuff. The startup, which provides jewellery that serves as a fitness and activity tracker, has won an award for the most beautiful wearable of 2014 at the Decoded Fashion summit in New York.
Despite revealing that over 420,000 wearables were sold in the UK from January through to September 2014, GfK believes they are far from becoming mass market...
Microsoft will announce their (modern) entry into the wearables market in the coming weeks, but we could have caught a glimpse at it...
ABI Research has gazed into its crystal ball, turned over portentous cards and sifted through the tea leaves, and predicted that Apple Watch will nab at least half of Android’s share in wearable devices in 2015.
Fashion makes a whole lot of sense in the wearable market, especially when it enhances the technology rather than coming at a cost.
Citrix has launched GoToMeeting as an app on Android smartwatches, showing both the malleability of wearables for business but also the technology’s fallibility. The app, which has previously been available on Android smartphones and tablets, has been extended to Android Wear but naturally, the list of commands isn’t all that extensive.
According to survey bods YouGov, wearable device penetration will more than double in 2015 to hit 6.1 million.
Wearable technology is changing every facet of our lives including how we make and experience sports and entertainment. The data collected by these devices are being used by coaches in training of their players to track performance, ensure that they are getting the rest they need in breaks and reduce the risk of injury.
There are two main challenges with developing for wearable devices; creating a seamless user experience, and getting enough processing power to enable the seamless user experience you’ve created. Cortus, a French company which creates low-power IP cores, has announced the first in a new family of products based on its v2 instruction set, specifically targeting sensors, wearables, and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Microsoft Research revealed its 'IllumiRoom' project last year and provided us with an exciting look at the future of gaming. Now IllumiRoom is back with a spiritual successor under the new name of 'RoomAlive' and we are inching closer to their vision allowing our dreams to come true.
As hacks go, it’s a pretty useless one. But it’s an interesting look at what wearable devices are capable of. YouTube user Corbin Davenport has uploaded a video appearing to show a Samsung Gear Live smartwatch running Windows 95.