Wearable technologies have, arguably, been with us for millennia (think: animal hides to keep us warm, for example, or more recently eyeglasses, wristwatches and hearing aids). Today’s advances with computing technology, the spread of smartphones, and the rise of maker-culture have led to a bewildering array of devices, apps and services that extend the wearer’s perception of the world, and the world’s knowledge of the wearer.
To give you some idea of the range of wearable technologies available today (or coming Real Soon Now), check out the following products, services and applications.
Wearable Technology and Education
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Wearable Technology Art
Health, wellbeing and fitness
UV A + B SunFriend® - the new Gadget for Safer Sun Time!
PEAR Mobile Training System
iHealth Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor
Check out Deadly Glass.