Tag Archives: Wearable Tech

LAYER Trove Is A Futuristic Digital Wallet For Cryptocurrency

Digital currency, AKA cryptocurrency, is stuff of the future happening now and the LAYER Trove is a digital currency wallet that is a perfect companion to this future money. Designed to be wearable, on the wrist, around the neck or pinned to your garment, Trove lets store and manage your digital money offline. Keeping the storage offline, on the hardware itself, has its obvious pros. Most notably, it minimizes the risk of it being hacked. Continue reading LAYER Trove Is A Futuristic Digital Wallet For Cryptocurrency

Xiaomi Unveiled A Slew Of Products, Including A Transparent Phone

We are going to be quick here because there are way too many things happening here and we are not about to go on a 1,000 words article on it. It is about Xiaomi. The Chinese mobile phone maker (and maker of everything under the sun) has introduced a couple of new Android smartphones, plus a slew of gadgets. The announced products include the Mi 8 smartphone (including a delightful, transparent Mi 8 Explorer Edition), Mi 8 SE, Mi TV 4 75-inch, a collaborative standalone VR headset developed with Oculus, and the third-generation Mi Band (aptly called Mi Band 3) which is now water resistant to 50 meters (164 feet) and touts a brighter display. Continue reading Xiaomi Unveiled A Slew Of Products, Including A Transparent Phone

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Red Bull Racing Opens For Pre-Order

TAG Heuer marks the launch of the new Formula 1 Season last month with a celebratory smartwatch called TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. Damn. I almost went out of breath reading the product name alone. Anywho, this special edition wearable tech is based on the brand’s smartwatch Connected Modular 45, a smartwatch that was engineered in collaboration with Intel and launched in March 2017, with the 45mm case watch sporting the Red Bull Racing team color, consisting of midnight blue calfskin strap accented with red stitching. Continue reading TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45 Red Bull Racing Opens For Pre-Order

Oculus Go VR Headset Is Officially Available To 23 Countries

First announced last October, Facebook-owned Oculus’s first standalone, affordable VR headset, Oculus Go, is finally available. The device, which is available to 24 countries, is launching with over 1,000 games and experiences, including Discovery VR, Hulu, Netflix, Jurassic World Blue, Coaster Combat, They Suspect Nothing – just to name a few. Continue reading Oculus Go VR Headset Is Officially Available To 23 Countries

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