Wearables Trend Up Despite Downturn

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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. As noted, this revenue reconciliation is just one task that wearables have at Apple.

Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? Part V: Apple

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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.

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Begun, The Wearables Wars Have

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The wearables sector is approaching an inflection point. But before going into the AR implications, let’s step back and look at the activity in the broader wearables sector. Wearables sales this year are projected to hit $41 billion, up 28 percent from $32 billion last year.

Apple Fires the Latest Shot in the Wearables Wars

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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.

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. The post VR Haptic Feedback Wearable Feelbelt Lets You “Feel” The Entire Frequency Spectrum appeared first on VRScout. Keep your pants on! Feelbelt will shake, rattle, and role your VR experiences.

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

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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.

Sony keeps you cool on the move with wearable air conditioner

Digital Trends

Mobile News Wearables air conditioner reon Sony SUMMERSony's tiny Reon Pocket air conditioner can also keep you warm in the winter.

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.

Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? Part I: Amazon

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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 and their respective moves and motivations in wearables. .

Sony’s Wearable Air Conditioner Is Finally Available to Help Make the Summer Less Sweltering

GizModo VR

First revealed last Summer with an intended release to coincide with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Sony’s wearable personal air conditioner is finally available for sale to help you battle the Summer heat when you occasionally step outside to brave the sun’s rage and the ongoing pandemic.

Who’s Waging the Wearables Wars? Part II: Microsoft

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.

WebAR to Wearables: AR’s 2020 Outlook

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From WebAR to Wearables: The AR Moments of 2019 and What’s In Store for 2020. Excitement around wearables hits a fever pitch: The talk around wearables has already been dubbed the “Face Race.” The post WebAR to Wearables: AR’s 2020 Outlook appeared first on AR Insider.

WalkOVR’s $249 Wearable VR Locomotion System Funded In Four Hours

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WalkOVR is doing just that with its wearable motion capture system that allows VR users to walk in place to move through virtual environments. We’ve seen a multitude of practical and impractical solutions pop up for locomotion in virtual reality.

Will Apple’s Wearables Success Accelerate AR?

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Specifically, the stellar performance of wearables could signal Apple’s continued financial motivations to lessen revenue dependence on a maturing iPhone. Meanwhile, the story is the opposite for wearables, as that division is on its way up.

RealWear Raises $17M For Industrial-Grade Wearable AR Device

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RealWear has raised $17 million for its AR wearable device aimed at workers in construction and other heavy industries. We have architected a wearable computer that fits into different protective equipment, like snapping into a hard helmet. Above: RealWear’s AR wearable device.

Is Apple Building an Entertainment Wearable?

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The reason this would align with an entertainment wearable is that opacity would make glasses optimized for high contrast entertainment like watching a movie. billion that wearables made Apple in Q3 more than offset the $3.5 The post Is Apple Building an Entertainment Wearable?

Insider Secrets to Adopting Wearables

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the AES Corporation, and Intel share their secrets to adopting wearables. The post Insider Secrets to Adopting Wearables appeared first on BrainXchange.

After 7 Years, Google Abandons Individual Glass Owners Who Spent $1,500 to Join Its Early Wearables Experiment

Next Reality AR

Did Google CEO Sundar Pichai kill Google Glass for non-enterprise users? That's the obvious first question following news that non-enterprise Glass users will no longer have access to Google's core apps after February 2020.

Apple Files Augmented Reality Patent for a ‘Wearable Information System’

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The patent is for a “wearable information system having at least one camera.” In these early months of 2017 just about every major tech company has some sort of virtual or augmented reality product either on store shelves or coming in the future. Every company except one.

Leap Motion ‘Virtual Wearable’ AR Prototype is a Potent Glimpse at the Future of Your Smartphone

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Matsuda calls this prototype the ‘virtual wearable’: Introducing Virtual Wearables pic.twitter.com/LPvknKBlnO. The post Leap Motion ‘Virtual Wearable’ AR Prototype is a Potent Glimpse at the Future of Your Smartphone appeared first on Road to VR.

Where are the simple but effective wearables?

EnterpriseWear

Remote collaboration via smart glasses, Virtual Reality training, design visualization with HoloLens…These are incredible applications of wearable technologies in enterprise today. But where are such simple wearables? […]. The post Where are the simple but effective wearables?

VR wearable can simulate temperature changes using odorless chemicals

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Simulating temperature with smells? Turns out it works. News Virtual Reality VR

18 women leading the way in wearable tech and VR in 2016In no.

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18 women leading the way in wearable tech and VR in 2016 In no particular order, and with contributions from across the editorial team, here’s Wearable’s 2016 list of the women to watch in wearable tech and virtual reality. women international women's day wearable tech vr 2016

Qualcomm's New Wearables Chip Could Finally Improve Wear OS Watches, I Hope

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wear os snapdragon wear 4100 qualcomm wearables smartwatches gadgets consumer techGoogle may have been one of the first companies to the smartwatch scene, but its Wear OS platform has so far been a journey of unfulfilled potential.

Illuminate your nighttime summer adventures with these 180-degree wearable lights

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TL;DR: Stay safer at night with the waterproof and rechargeable H2 Belt Light for $41.99 or H2 Headlamp for $36.99, a 25% savings as of July 11. The great outdoors can become pretty miserable during the dog days of summer.

WaveOptics Working With EV Group For Sub-$600 AR Wearables By Next Year

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These AR wearables would retail for less than $600. “This collaboration is key to unlocking the development of AR wearables; together we are well positioned to bring mass market innovation in AR, opening new paths to scalability at a lower cost than ever before.” ” If WaveOptics and EVG can live up to its promises, the sub-$600 price tag will be by far the lowest-priced wearable augmented reality display yet released, at least compared to 2018 prices.

3 Steps to Escaping Pilot Purgatory & Nailing Your Wearable Tech Pilot

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Ever since I became involved in the wearable and immersive tech space, I’ve wondered how a digital revolution really gets underway in an organization. What should enterprises know before piloting or adopting wearables, and how can they avoid pilot purgatory?

Individual Wearable Marketing

Infinityleap Wearables

Take a look at the streets, the gyms, the conference rooms all around the globe; they are everywhere – the wearables. The wearable sector is a market with rapid growth potential. Wearable market in the year 2019 (Source: Statista).

HTC Vive Project Proton Concept Devices Offer Potential Future High-End & Mobile AR Wearable Options

Next Reality VR

Part of the fallout from the canceled Mobile World Congress is that a range of products, ideas, and designs slated for reveal in Barcelona are now being showcased without the framing and context of the massive tech gathering.

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

EnterpriseWear

Arguably, exoskeletons, not AR/VR, are the current star of enterprise wearables. Exoskeleton development has evolved from military and medical applications to industry, where wearable robotics are finding their sweet spot. When you consider that a single rotator cuff surgery can take out a worker for up to seven months and cost employers up to $56,000, wearable robot suits don’t seem so crazy. The post Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

OLED Wearable Technology Launched

Infinityleap Wearables

This is an era of wearable technology and we are not far from the day when we actually will be having our own wearable devices facilitating us in different ways. OLEDs are self-luminous displays and are flexible, foldable, and wearable that consist of thin boards made of plastic material which can be torn easily due to which they have a poor durability. The post OLED Wearable Technology Launched appeared first on Infinityleap - Technology stops for no one. Wearables

FORM’s Premium Goggles Introduce AR To The Swimming Pool

VRScout

The $199 wearable tracks your performance and displays key information via a see-through overlay. In 2019, a majority of smartphone users find themselves utilizing some form of wearable technology, such as bluetooth headsets and smartwatches.

The Definitive BrainXchange Guide to Adopting Wearables, AR and VR in Enterprise

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In 2015, the newly-formed BrainXchange put together the first-ever event devoted to the business and industrial use of wearable technologies. There have now been five Enterprise Wearable Technology Summits, with a sixth scheduled for September 2019. POC/EVALUATION STAGE: So, you’ve discovered smart glasses and see their potential; or, you’ve been directed to look into wearable technologies to stay competitive—where do you start? Introduction.

Sony made a wearable air conditioner that fits in your pocket — Future Blink

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The Reon Pocket uses thermoelectric cooling and claims to cool your body by up to 23 degrees Fahrenheit. Read more. More about Tech , Sony , Mashable Video , Summer , and Future Blink. Tech Sony Mashable Video Summer Future Blink

Build a Culture of Bottom-up Innovation and More Advice for Adopting AR/VR and Wearables

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In this video from last month’s Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit in Austin, Upskill’s Brian Ballard leads early wearable tech adopters from Toyota, Duke Energy, Merck and Southern Company in a discussion around strategies for accelerating an organization’s wearable journey. The post Build a Culture of Bottom-up Innovation and More Advice for Adopting AR/VR and Wearables appeared first on BrainXchange.

End Users Share Real Challenges of Wearable Tech Software

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Finger Food Studios’ Graham Cunliffe leads a panel discussing the current state of the enterprise wearable market and the challenges of deploying business-ready wearable applications. The post End Users Share Real Challenges of Wearable Tech Software appeared first on BrainXchange. Applications and Use Cases Devices & Applications Expert Insights Augmented Reality Virtual Reality wearable technology

Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?

EnterpriseWear

Arguably, exoskeletons, not AR/VR, are the current star of enterprise wearables. Exoskeleton development has evolved from military and medical applications to industry, where wearable robotics are finding their sweet spot. When you consider that a single rotator cuff surgery can take out a worker for up to seven months and cost employers up to $56,000, wearable robot suits don’t seem so crazy. The post Exoskeletons Get Real: The Ultimate Wearable Technology?