Wearable Technology

Japan Rolls Out $800 Radiation-Proof Underwear, Wetsuits

A Japanese swimsuit maker has just unveiled a new line of anti-radiation underwear and wetsuits that can protect you from contamination. With Fukushima still very much at the forefront…

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Motorola Plans Electronic Throat "Tattoo" That Improves Wireless Communication

Photo by Shutterstock You’re in a crowded hall trying to make a phone call, but it’s so noisy the person you’re talking to can’t hear you. If you had a neck…

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VIDEO: Dominic Wilcox's GPS Shoes Will Always Lead You Home

When Dorothy clicked the heels of her ruby slippers—or silver, if you’re going by the book—she was magically transported home. When you click the heels of Dominic…

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Lady Gaga Demonstrates "Volantis," the World's First Flying Dress

Never let it be said that Lady Gaga doesn’t know how to make an entrance. The megastar celebrated the launch of her latest album, Artpop, on Sunday by hovering inside a Brooklyn…

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3D-Printed Disposable Panties Are Now a Thing

Photo by Shutterstock Make way in your underwear drawers, ladies (or gents with certain proclivities). The world’s first three-dimensionally printed disposable panties could hit…

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3D-Printed Silver, Stainless Steel Jewelry Available at Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus is pushing technology as well as fashion, by adding two 3D printed products to their catalog. In a partnership with Shapeways, the retailer will offer customers an…

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"Biohacker" Tim Cannon Implants Body-Monitoring Device Under His Skin

Grindhouse Wetware founder Tim Cannon has taken wearable technology to the next level, by implanting a large monitoring device into his arm! The device, placed on Cannon’s forearm…

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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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