Tag Archives: Wearable Tech

HTC Vive Pro VR Headset Is Now Open Pre-order, Priced At $799

I wonder how much VR headset is reaping in for companies who make them. I mean, unlike gadgets like say, headphones, you know the market is out there, but a VR headset seems more like a luxury than necessity. What I am trying say, the traction isn’t there compared to staple gadgets. Anyways, it appears that HTC is firm believer that VR is the future, or rather, it is the company’s future. Back at this year’s CES in January, the Taiwanese handset maker unveiled a Pro version of its Vive VR headset, which it called HTC Vive Pro HMD. A couple months on (or March 19, to be exact), it has disclosed the price and announced that pre-order has kicked off. Continue reading HTC Vive Pro VR Headset Is Now Open Pre-order, Priced At $799

NatGeo Made Space Projection Helmets To Promote New TV Docu

When it comes creating compelling documentaries, National Geographic, AKA NatGeo, is known to not spare expenses and the upcoming feature documentary, One Strange Rock, narrated by actor/rapper Will Smith, is no exception. The yellow border media company has collaborated with New York City-based Tomorrow Lab and McCann to develop “Space Projection Helmets” that would enable another entirely new form of virtual reality experience. Continue reading NatGeo Made Space Projection Helmets To Promote New TV Docu

Intel Is Making Smart Glasses That Won’t Make You Look Like A Cyborg

If your idea of future is something like The Island, then perhaps uniformed fashion and geeky looking smart glasses are OK. The truth is, wearing a high-tech looking glasses is not in sync with many’s fashion sense and it also make others around feel uncomfortable for the facts that you may not be listening to them, or you may be secret filming them. Perhaps that is why smart glasses did not really take off despite the technology is there to mass produce them for consumers. However, that may change with Intel Vaunt Smart Glasses. With Vaunt, Intel has finally wiped the dreadful high-tech look off smart glasses and present to us, a really normal looking glasses. Continue reading Intel Is Making Smart Glasses That Won’t Make You Look Like A Cyborg

This New Kind Of High-Tech Sleep Mask Will Help You To Sleep Better

I noticed that whenever there’s a sleep-aiding device on crowdfunding platform, it will be enthusiastically received by the community. The Dreamlight Smart Sleep Mask you see here is no exception. It has about a month to go on Indiegogo, but it has already raise over $70K from more than 350 backers. The campaign is well over 230 percent funded and it is showing no signs of stopping. I can only reason that modern homo sapiens are sleep deprived. Well, mostly. Continue reading This New Kind Of High-Tech Sleep Mask Will Help You To Sleep Better

This Is Dot Watch, The World’s First Smartwatch For The Visually Impaired

OK. We admit. We are several years late on this, but hey, it could be news to some still (namely, myself). Plus, to be fair, its grand launch was just December, last year. Anyways, here goes. This is Dot Watch, the first ever smartwatch designed for the visually impaired. So, yeah. This wearable tech literally puts information at the wearer’s finger tips. Literally because, quite obviously, everything that are being presented, be it Facebook alert, text messages, or what not, are displayed in braille form, so the visually impaired will be able to read them. Continue reading This Is Dot Watch, The World’s First Smartwatch For The Visually Impaired

Police in China Uses High-tech Facial Recognition Glasses To Nab Fugitives

As one of biggest festive season draws close, China major central bus and train stations are now flocked with human traffic trying to hop on the next bus/train back to their home towns. It is also a potential period when on-the-run criminals will leverage on to get out of town unnoticed. This means, it is a good time to nab them at these major transportation hubs. While the opportunity may have present itself, humans have limited capability in identifying fugitives, but thanks to advanced facial recognition technology, the police stationed over at Zhengzhou East Highspeed Rail Station in Henan province will be have it way easier. Continue reading Police in China Uses High-tech Facial Recognition Glasses To Nab Fugitives

LUCI To Showcase immers “Immersion-on-Demand” VR With 3,000+ PPI At CES

Up to this point, we have accepted that virtual reality equals to a block of gadget slapped across our eyes, but really, that need not be the case, not if LUCI can help it. Introducing the LUCI immers Immersion-on-Demand VR Headset. OK. Maybe it does not look like one (a headset). It is more like glasses. In fact, LUCI did not specifically said that it is a headset, neither did it say it is a pair of goggles or glasses; it is just Immersion-on-Demand. That is. In a way, a weighty headset makes you remember that you are not as immersive as it should, but with the LUCI immers it is lightweight enough (that’s mere 185g, btw) to make you forget that you have a gadget across your eyes. Continue reading LUCI To Showcase immers “Immersion-on-Demand” VR With 3,000+ PPI At CES

Linkflow’s Idea Of Wearable 360 Camera Is To Wear It Around The Neck

We are all familiar with 360 cameras and we are also familiar with wearable cameras. Now, here’s the thing: both gadgets don’t seems to mix, does it? I mean, mounting a 360 camera to your helmet doesn’t not immediately qualify it as a wearable and hence, 360 cameras and wearable does not mix, but that’s until FITT360 comes along. A product of Samsung’s spin-off, Linkflow, FITT360 is a 360 cam unlike no other. It is the world’s first truly wearable 360 camera and Linkflow proposed that it should be worn around your neck. Yep. You heard that right. A 360 camera that is designed to life-log your everyday routine as it wraps around your neck. Intriguing, indeed. Continue reading Linkflow’s Idea Of Wearable 360 Camera Is To Wear It Around The Neck

This Trendy Bracelet Is Actually A 13MP Camera That Also Records In 1080p

Even with capable cameras on our smartphone some folks do not take photos or video as much as we should. Perhaps, it was the normalization of this simple task that we find it to be a chore to do so – just like walking. If you felt the same way, then perhaps, Cleep could be the best to happen since slice bread. Why? Because, Cleep is a waterproof wearable camera that lets you capture precious moments without wasting time to draw your smartphone, unlocking it and firing up the camera app. And no, it does not require you to stick it to the head. Continue reading This Trendy Bracelet Is Actually A 13MP Camera That Also Records In 1080p

IoT-Integrated LooK Watch: Finally, A Smartwatch That Is Actually Smart

Good news, Android devotees. You need to force yourself into the Apple camp if you want a standalone smartwatch as offered by the new Apple Watch Series 3 because, now there is the Android-powered LooK Watch (stylized with upper cap ‘L’ and ‘K’ with Os in lower caps). Three years in the making, LooK Watch is the brainchild of 18-year-old Canadian GPS and IoT specialist, Laipac Technology Inc. and therefore, it is not just a smartwatch magically appear in the market. As you can imagine, Laipac is merely building on its forte. Continue reading IoT-Integrated LooK Watch: Finally, A Smartwatch That Is Actually Smart