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Tag: Wearable

MeCam Wearable Digital Camera Lets You Capture Whatever, Whenever on the Cheap

MeCam Wearable Digital Camera Lets You Capture Whatever, Whenever on the Cheap
Digital cameras are built into just about every gadget these days. But that doesn’t mean they’re always the most convenient way to capture video footage. This little gadget aims to change that, by placing a wearable camera on your body that can shoot video POV video in a snap.

Amiigo Activity Monitor Tracks Movements and Vital Signs While You Work Out

Amiigo Activity Monitor Tracks Movements and Vital Signs While You Work Out
There are a number of wearable devices on the market these days which can monitor your activity when you exercise, but they’re all pretty much glorified motion sensors, which extrapolate your activity level based on movement.

Autographer Keeps Track of Your Life in Pictures

Autographer Keeps Track of Your Life in Pictures
Life can get pretty hectic sometimes. There’s school if you’re a student, work if you’re already working, and work plus school if you’re getting a graduate degree while doing some hard labor. With all the stuff you have to do on a daily basis, your life can pass you by, if you’re not careful.

Olympus Mirrors Google Glass, Releases MEG4.0 Wearable Display

Olympus Mirrors Google Glass, Releases MEG4.0 Wearable Display
The software behind Google’s augmented reality future may not be here yet, but if this wearable display from Olympus is any indication, the hardware part of the Project Glass equation may be easier to solve. The MEG4.0 connects to smartphones via Bluetooth to serve as a secondary display, among other functions.

The 60″ Wearable TV

The 60″ Wearable TV
While wearable TVs are things that are usually seen in science-fiction, Dave Forbes decided to make his own 60″ TV in the form of an LED video coat. It looks pretty fascinating, though it could make a good portion of the population queasy looking at all of this motion while somebody is wearing it.

Fluid Filled Dress: Mind Blown, Head Tripping

Fluid Filled Dress: Mind Blown, Head Tripping
Minneapolis artist Charlie Bucket (not the kid from Willy Wonka) knit himself a dress. But this thing isn’t just any old garment. The dress is made from 600 feet of knitted plastic tubing, filled with luminescent fluid.

Wearable Tent is Both Cool and Stupid All at Once

Wearable Tent is Both Cool and Stupid All at Once
In Texas, the weather can change at a moment’s notice. We tend to not change plans because of poor weather until the last second because it can be flooding one minute and sunny the next. I have been caught in the rain before unprepared, and if you are a hiker, this new wearable tent has surfaced that might catch your attention.

Gopro Unveils HD Hero 960 Wearable Camcorder

Gopro Unveils HD Hero 960 Wearable Camcorder
I am a huge fan of the tiny wearable camcorders that GoPro offers. I have one of their small GoPro Motorsports Hero HD camcorders that I use for car reviews and the thing is great. It’s tiny, has long battery life, records high-resolution video and has great mounting options.

Jacket With Turn Signals: Don’T Bike Without It

Jacket With Turn Signals: Don’T Bike Without It
The wonders of Arduino never cease. This time Instructables member Leah Buechley used a Lilypad Arduino microcontroller board to make a jacket with turn signal LEDs, which can be toggled using switches on each of the jacket’s wrists.

Tweet Sleeve: Wear Your Emotions on Your Sleeve

Tweet Sleeve: Wear Your Emotions on Your Sleeve
I think social networking is sometimes like over-sharing. Really, do you really need to share every little insignificant detail of your life with the entire universe? Now here’s something that reveals even more about your inconsequential tweets – clothes that tell the whole world how you feel!

Make Your Own Wearable Tech

Make Your Own Wearable Tech
Ever thought about putting together your own “smart garments?” Well here’s a way to weave technology into your very own clothing without too much effort. Thanks to fabric technologist Hanna Perner-Wilson (aka Plusea), you can now purchase pre-made components which you can use to make interactive clothing pieces.

Wearable Robot Follows Your Every Move From Afar

Wearable Robot Follows Your Every Move From Afar
I’ve always thought that robots were meant to aid humans by helping them do some of their work. Now, it seems like the Japanese have come up with a robot that you can wear. The Wearable Robot was developed by the Tsumaki Telerobotics Laboratory at Yamagata University.

Peregrine Gesture Glove: Not Your Daddy’S Power Glove

Peregrine Gesture Glove: Not Your Daddy’S Power Glove
Remember those gesture control gloves Tom Cruise wore in Minority Report? Well, starting in 2010, you’ll be able to work similar magic with your fingertips thanks to the new Peregrine gesture glove. The unusual computer controller features over 30 touch points which can be used to interact with your games and other software like you’ve never done before.

Ak-39 Wearable Keyboard: the Geek’S New Must-have Accessory

Ak-39 Wearable Keyboard: the Geek’S New Must-have Accessory
iKey’s AK-39 military-grade wearable keyboard is built to operate in “very harsh electromagnetic interference (EMI) environments”, as well as provide an interface that allows for one-armed typing. It also has a backlight that is compatible with night vision technology.

Metal Detector Sandals, So No One Can See the Depths of Your Nerdiousity

Metal Detector Sandals, So No One Can See the Depths of Your Nerdiousity
I can admit it–I’m attracted to the idea of finding lost things in the sand or dirt, but there are two problems with traditional metal detectors: a) you have to carry them around (lame), and b) they’re pretty obviously metal detectors and you might as well throw on some black socks with your sandals.

Video Game Massage Controller: More X-Button Please

Video Game Massage Controller: More X-Button Please
What would you say to a video game console that’s not controlled by a joystick, a mouse or even a Wii-mote, but instead by the relaxing touch of massage? The Massage me jacket lets the person giving the massage get their game on while the person receiving the treatment gets to chill out.