Vuzix teamed up with Nokia to create augmented-reality optics that will eventually be used in conventional-size glasses.
A tiny unfunded five-person startup in Massachusetts has created a Google Glass alternative that, they say, is much more immersive than Glass — and much less geeky.
A PR rep who is among the first Google Explorers has created a 3D-printed shade for Google Glass that makes it easier to read — and much less obvious to observers.
Nike announced its latest FuelBand in a way that only Nike can — with dance music, Olympic athletes, and even Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley.
The iMotion controller replaces a mouse and gives you tactile feedback when you grab things in a virtual world.
Myo is a gadget straight out of science fiction – a smart armband that lets you control other devices with the swing of an arm. Thalmic Labs, the Canadian company that created Myo, raised $14.5m in June. Here, we speak to the founders about how the technology works and whether we’re in a new era for hardware startups.
The wearable bandwagon is getting big enough to draw the attention of chip makers.
Imagination plans to push into the wearable market in an alliance with Ineda.
Wearable computers have generated a good deal of hype and crowdfunding dollars, but it’s still early days for this technology.
Editor’s Pick Once Venice was the capital of global glass-making. Now, wearable computing pioneer and GlassUp CEO Francesco Giartosio is hoping that lightning will strike twice.
Google, however, is not, and has already asked the company to change the name.
Get ready for the age of games for Google Glass.
Wearable computing like Google Glass is just beginning to invade our lives. Soon, it will be inside our bodies.
“With Glass I went closer to the action than I probably should have, and saw a couple fights going on. I think I got the first arrest with Google Glass … kinda cool!”
Whether a developer is accepted into the pilot program for third parties will depend on several factors, such as compatibility with early APIs and the details of the ideas themselves.
Think back on how rapidly our computing habits have changed over the past decade and try not to get whiplash.
It’s the strongest confirmation yet that iWatch is real, and perhaps that it is imminent.
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Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with the perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.
Sony’s making another go at the smartwatch market, but so far, the effort looks like it’s merely an incremental upgrade over its attempt last year.
In all the talk about Apple’s rumored new iWatch, there hasn’t been a lot said about Sony’s already-in-the-market SmartWatch, which runs Android, connects to your smartphone, integrates with Facebook, plays music, display tweets, tells you the weather, and more.
According to the study of 4,600 adults, 12 percent of us would want to purchase wearable technology, like glasses, on our face. That’s almost 22 million Americans. But more than twice as many — 28 percent — are interested in wrist-based wearable devices. That’s almost 50 million people.
For the first time ever, a pro athlete will be wearing Google Glass while competing.
We’re so tied to our mobile gadgets today that we might as well call them wearable.
YC startup Thalmic Labs has raised $14.5 million in venture capital for MYO- an armband that lets you wirelessly control your computer, phone, or other digital devices.
The wearable computing space is intensely interesting to Apple, Cook said, calling it “ripe for exploration.” In fact, Apple sees it as the next evolution in the post-PC world — as game-changing as the smartphone or the tablet.
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Editor’s Pick Jawbone is putting the pieces in place to become a wearable health technology leader.
We’re only four months into 2013, and yet it already seems clear that this is going to be the year of rampant smartwatch speculation.
In 2013, we’ll download ten apps for every single woman, man, and child on planet Earth.
Those who are waiting for the hotly anticipated Google Glass, the wearable computing gadget from Google, should start saving money for it now.
The latest marketing video for Project Glass, Google’s ambitious wearable display, finally shows off its awesome potential.
This headset-based computer is being designed for harsh environments and remote locations — a firefighter could use it to identify toxic chemicals or building blueprints during a fire. And a field technician repairing a car could use it to access repair manuals.
If anyone has deep thoughts about the future of advertising, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen would be among them.
While the era of wearable computing has just begun, cyborg Steve Mann says it’s our unavoidable future.
Just days after Google demoed wearable computing platform Project Glass by spectacularly skydiving from a blimp and biking and rappelling down a building, Olympus has hastily announced an “ultra-compact wearable display prototype.”
Michael Abrash, a top video game technical expert, has begun a research project to create “wearable computing” for video game publisher Valve.
The next wave of computer innovation might be heading to the runway — or at least your wardrobe — if tech titans Apple and Google have anything to say about it.