I tried a so-called wearable air conditioner — and the branding left me cold

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The Torras Coolify is classified as a wearable air conditioner, but it's not exactly what you think. Mobile Smart Home Wearables air conditioner air conditioners wearable Wearable Air ConditionerIt's never fun roasting on those warm, humid summer days.

TCL NXTWear G review: The almost unwearable wearable display

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I was really looking forward to using the TCL NXTWear G wearable display, but my face was not prepared for what happened when I did. Home Theater Mobile Wearables NCTWear G smart glasses TCL wearable display

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Is Wearability the Next Mobility?

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Applying that principle back to AR, could wearability be the next era’s mobility? With the wearability principle in mind, Ostendo is betting on a sleeker form factor for AR glasses that emerge and scale in the near-term as a function of mainstream consumer viability.

Fitbit Charge 5 leaks show off a sleek fitness wearable

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Mobile News Wearables Fitbit Fitbit Charge 5 wearableNew Fitbit Charge 5 leaks hint at a major redesign with an improved screen, more fitness-tracking features, and an October launch date.

What’s Facebook’s Wearables Master Plan?

AR Insider

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

How kids and seniors prompted Qualcomm to heavily invest in wearables

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Google and Samsung aren't the only ones wanting to change wearables for the better. Android Features Mobile Wearables qualcomm Snapdragon Wear Wearable Ecosystem Accelerator programQualcomm has opened a forum to drive innovation and plans a new Wear chip.

Best wearables of CES 2021: Fossil, Amazfit, Vuzix, and more

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The annual CES show is always great for wearables, and CES 2021 is no exception, spoiling us with several new smartwatches, and new pairs of smart glasses. Mobile Wearables best wearables ces 2021 ces 2021 best of

What’s Snap’s Wearables Master Plan?

AR Insider

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

Your wearables can soon help contact trace coronavirus outbreaks

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News Wearables bluetooth contact tracing Coronavirus wearablesThe move could make it easier to track the virus' spread.

Is AR’s Next Design Target ‘Wearability?’

AR Insider

Applying that principle to AR, could wearability be the next era’s mobility? That’s opposed to starting with advanced AR then sizing-down towards wearability. The hands-free pillar is covered in the wearability principle.

Data Dive: Wearables’ Hot Streak Continues

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As we continue to examine , wearables are AR’s forbear, in that they will condition consumers to wear sensors on their bodies. Meanwhile, wearables are further propelled by tech-giant motivations. Wearables: Paving the Way for AR Glasses.

Will Wearables Pave the Way For AR?

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But another device class could have a greater impact towards that same end: wearables. This possibility is amplified as wearables continue to be one of the fastest-growing consumer tech segments. Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? But wearables have been resilient , as noted.

Way more than watches: Where wearables are going

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Next-gen wearables will be much more than watches. Features Health & Fitness Wearables Apple Watch Forerunner 945 Garmin Oura smart rings Time Kettle wearablesThey'll help us train our bodies, stay healthy, and give us amazing new powers. Here’s what’s coming.

Wearable fans may look obnoxious, but they have practical uses for scorching summers

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They certainly look strange, especially in public, but you may find other ways to use a wearable fan. Outdoors Smart Home Wearable Fan wearable fans

Can Wearables Set the Stage For AR Glasses?

AR Insider

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

TCL’s wearable display puts a 140-inch screen right in front of your eyes

Digital Trends

The TCL NXTWear G may look like a pair of sunglasses, but it's actually a wearable display for your phone or PC that puts a huge screen in front of your eyes. Computing Mobile News Wearables MWC2021 TCL TCL NXTWear G wearable display

Future fabric: Meet the cutting-edge textiles that could redefine wearable tech

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Fitness trackers and smartwatches are one thing, but this futuristic fabric from Nextiles could lead to a whole new genre of wearable tech. Features smart materials wearables

Whoop's Weird Recovery Tracker Is Getting Smarter and More 'Wearable'

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What’s Apple’s Wearables Master Plan?

AR Insider

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

Wearables Trend Up Despite Downturn

AR Insider

As we continue to examine , wearables are AR’s forbear, in that they will condition consumers to wear sensors on their bodies. Meanwhile, wearables are further propelled by tech-giant motivations. As noted, this revenue reconciliation is just one task that wearables have at Apple.

The best smart rings: The next frontier for wearable tech

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The future of wearables may reside on your finger as opposed to your wrist. Buying Guides Mobile Wearables NFC Ring oura ring smart rings wearablesHere are our favorite smart rings.

What’s Snap’s Wearables Master Plan?

ARVR

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

Myzone’s new fitness wearable uses 2 heart rate sensors for ultimate accuracy

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The Myzone MZ-Switch is a fitness wearable which can be worn on your wrist, arm, or chest, and uses either a PPG or an ECG heart rate sensor for accuracy. Health & Fitness Mobile News Wearables MyZone MZ Switch

Can Wearables Set the Stage for AR Glasses? Part II

AR Insider

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

Wearables don’t work the same on dark skin. It’s time to change that

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Features Mobile Wearables black history month 2021 wearablesIs the heart rate sensor on your smartwatch accurate? Research has shown skin tone may affect whether it is, and companies have responded to the challenge.

Oppo Band review: Oppo’s first fitness wearable fails to captivate

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The Oppo Band follows a familiar path forged by other fitness wearables, but doesn't do enough to stand out. Mobile Wearables Oppo oppo band Review

What to expect in mobile at CES 2021: Galaxy S21, more foldables, new wearables

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Here's what you can expect to see in the world of smartphones, tablets, and wearables at the show. Mobile News ces 2021 ces 2021 pre show wearablesCES 2021 is rapidly approaching.

Is AR’s Next Design Target ‘Wearability?’

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Applying that principle to AR, could wearability be the next era’s mobility? That’s opposed to starting with advanced AR then sizing-down towards wearability. The hands-free pillar is covered in the wearability principle. link] Is AR’s Next Design Target ‘Wearability?’

Pour One Out for These Weird Wearables That Totally Failed

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Nowadays, when you hear the term “wearables”, you probably think of smartwatches like the Apple Watch, fitness trackers, and VR headsets like the Oculus Rift. Several other devices had to crash and burn so modern wearables could flourish.

Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? Part IV: Bose

AR Insider

Wearable Wars” is AR Insider’s mini-series that examines how today’s wearables will pave the way and prime consumer markets for AR glasses. Each installment will profile a different tech leader’s moves and motivations in wearables.

ARtillery Briefs, Episode 44: Wearables Pave the Way for AR

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But another device class could have an equal or greater impact towards that same end: wearables. The above factors are amplified as wearables continue to be one of the fastest-growing consumer tech segments. Then there’s Facebook, where wearables support AR glasses ambitions.

Wearables at Google I/O 2021: Everything new announced today

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Mobile News Wearables Fitbit Google Google I/O 2021 Tizen Wear OSGoogle and Samsung are partnering on a revamped Wear OS experience featuring improved app performance, battery health, and a suite of fitness-tracking perks.

VR Haptic Feedback Wearable Feelbelt Lets You “Feel” The Entire Frequency Spectrum

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A German-based company called Feelbelt wants to take that immersion even deeper with a wearable haptic belt capable of transmitting the entire frequency spectrum from 1 to 20,000 Hz in the form of haptic feedback. Keep your pants on! Feelbelt will shake, rattle, and role your VR experiences.

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What’s Facebook’s Wearables Master Plan?

ARVR

This thinking holds up, but a less-discussed product class could have a greater impact in priming consumers for AR glasses: wearables. Meanwhile, tech giants are motivated toward wearables. For example, Apple’s wearables offset iPhone sales declines.

Kat VR Updates Wearable Locomotion System With KAT Loco S

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KAT VR announced the Kat Loco S today, an updated model of their wearable locomotion system, which is available to order now. The Loco system provides users with wearable tracking pucks that allow the bottom half of your body to be tracked and used as an input method in VR.

A blood-pressure sensor is the holy grail for wearables. Valencell has one

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Biometric company Valencell says it can measure your blood pressure from your wrists and fingers and ears with PPGs, truly transforming our wearable devices. News Wearables blood pressure ces 2021 hypertension Tech For Change valencell

Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? Part III: Google

AR Insider

Wearable Wars” is AR Insider’s mini-series that examines how today’s wearables will pave the way and prime consumer markets for AR glasses. Each installment will profile a different tech leader’s moves and motivations in wearables.