Wearable Technology

CFDA, eBay's Designer Bracelets Double as Smartphone Chargers

You don’t go anywhere without your smartphone, but dragging around your charger cord is a bit of a pain even though you know it’ll die part way through the day. To remedy…

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Appalatch Launches Custom-Fit Sweaters, Ethically Made in the U.S.A.

3D printing is all the rage in the tech and design world, making everything from jewelry, sunglasses, furniture, buildings and even food, but has only barely been used to make clothes.…

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Shreddies' Flatulence-Neutralizing Undies Let You "Fart With Confidence"

While farting in public is considered a serious social faux pas, sometimes you just have to let her rip no matter how many people you may harm in the process. But fear not, now…

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VIDEO: Nestlé Fitness's "Tweeting Bra" Promotes Breast-Cancer Awareness

What would your bra say if it had a Twitter account (and would you care?) Greek celebrity Maria Bakodimou’s magenta bra has a special sparkly bird clasp, that sends out a tweet every…

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Wristify: A Thermoelectric Bracelet That Keeps Your Body Warm or Cool

The concept is simple – when you’re hot a cold cloth applied to your skin helps you feel cooler and the same is true when you’re cold. A change in temperature on your…

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Tikker: The Wrist Watch That Knows When You're Going to Die

What if your…

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Online Retailers Use High-Tech Sizing Technology to Reduce Returns

Photo by Shutterstock Buying clothing online is easy and convenient, but it also comes with a sizable risk – namely the consumer doesn’t know how an item will fit. Across…

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Nymi's Smart Wristband Uses Your Heartbeat to Unlock Your Phone

We know that passwords suck. Not only are they hard to remember, but they can also be easily hacked. Your heartbeat however is completely unique and you carry it with you at all times.…

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Protos Eyewear's 3D-Printed Sunglasses Are Custom-Fitted to Your Face

No two faces are alike, but eyewear is made to be a one-size-fits-all product. With 3D printing though, the game completely changes and you can get eyeglasses perfectly designed and…

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Tiny, Clothing-Embedded Cameras Could Help Dieters Track Calories

Photo by Shutterstock When it comes to dieting, no one is very good at counting calories. In fact, we’re most likely to underestimate how much we’re actually eating. Not…

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"Google Glass"–Like "OrCam" Headset Could Help the Blind to See

Coming out of Israel is a new wearable device that can help the visually impaired see. OrCam is a camera and mind-reading computer that can see everything you can see and can tell you…

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The "HOT" Smartwatch Turns Your Wrist Into a Phone

Smartwatches could soon be the new craze putting the power of your smart phone straight onto your wrist. Soon you’ll be answering calls by cupping your hand to your ear and using…

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Fos: An Affordable, Wearable LED Display System to Help You Stay Visible

Turn signals don’t come standard on a bike and arm waving can be misunderstood, but a live-action LED wearable display on your pack or your back gives a clear signal how…

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VIDEO: Samsung Debuts "Galaxy Gear" Smartwatch

Photo by Gero Breloe for Associated Press Samsung officially threw its hat into the smartwatch ring on Wednesday when co-CEO J.K. Shin revealed the “Galaxy Gear” at the IFA…

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Nike Lights Up U.S. Open With Reflective Tennis Jackets, Sneakers

Justin Timberlake isn’t the only party calling dibs on the hours after sundown. Nike Tennis has created a series of reflective gear designed to dominate the night games at the…

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Google Glass Could Soon Accompany Surgeons into the Operating Room

Photo by Shutterstock For the Everyman, wearing Google Glass seems a bit like overkill. Who needs to always be connected or record every minute of your life? But for specialty jobs that…

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"First Few Days" Backpack Filters Water, Generates Power for Emergencies

When disaster strikes water sources are often contaminated and the electric grid is down, meaning no clean water and no power. To get by until relief arrives, victims need drinkable…

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Reebok's "CheckLight" Device Alerts Athletes to Severity of Head Impacts

A growing body of research is revealing that head impacts during sports can cause major trauma and damage. Wearing a helmet is critical, but hits to the noggin, even smallish ones, can…

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