Pacif-i the Smart Pacifier – More from CES 2015

I’m not sure if this exactly falls into the category of a wearable, but I thought a Smart Pacifier for babies was so great I had to write a post about it. This pacifier, called the Pacif-i  pairs to a free app on an Android or Apple Smart device and gives a lot of information to […]

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Smart Belt at CES 2105

Since I was unable to go to CES 2015 because of my school schedule, I have been anxiously waiting for the first reports to hit the web. Knowing there would be some reports coming out when the show opened, I was up early, and I have not been disappointed! My favorite so far is the […]

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Misfit Shine – Motivation at a Glance – Or So They Say

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to get back to “normal” life.  For many people, myself included, this means trying to get more fit.  Since I am studying programming, I spend hours sitting around working on a computer.   Like most computer people, exercise is not high on my priority list, falling somewhere between […]

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Wearable Tech Could Save Lives of Bicyclists

Bike riding is fun and a great way to get exercise, but there is always a danger of being hit by a car when riding on roads.  Volvo, Ericsson and POC a company that makes protective gear for sports, are teaming up to create some wearable tech that may very well save the lives of […]

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Microsoft Band – Beauty in the Beast

I have been drooling over the Microsoft Band ever since I first saw the specs, just waiting for it to hit the market. It was one of the few smart bands that did everything I wanted.  It has GPS, a color touch screen, microphone, Bluetooth, Facebook, Twitter and text notifications, heart rate sensor, calorie tracker, […]

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You Don’t Have to be Big to Make a Difference

  While there are many wearable technology projects being worked on by big companies such as Microsoft and Samsung, there is also some important work being done by individuals and small startup companies.  One example is the work that is being done by fifteen year old Kenneth Shinozuka.  His grandfather suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, and […]

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Intel and MICA – Fashion and Technology Meet in a Big Way

After my thoughts on Intel and wearable technology, I decided to see if I could find any info on what they were up to.  After all, the smart bands and smart watches available from most companies are cool and everything, but nobody in their right mind would go so far as to say they were […]

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Is Intel Inside Your Wearable Technology?? Seems Likely

If you buy a PC, chances are that it has an Intel processor. Intel has a 90 % share of the market when it comes to notebooks according to IDC, a firm that does market intelligence. But when you look at smartphones, it seems like Intel has just up and disappeared. Intel seems to knows […]

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My Introduction to Wearable Technology

In 2011, I went to Washington DC as the coach of a team participating in a Cyber Security competition. At the competition, coaches were banned from the floor where the students were working. The competition ran for four long hours and I paced back and forth with the other coaches, staring at the board that […]

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So What is Wearable Technology Anyway???

The world is buzzing about wearable technology.  Everything from fashion to sports, medicine to fitness has some new gadget that you can put on your body to help with whatever it is you want to do.  In February 2015, the world’s first WT | Wearable Week will be held in Munich Germany.  The prestigious International […]

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