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Wearable Technology and the Future

Wearable Technology and the Future

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Wearable technology could come to define the future Wearable technology may be seen as a sort of novelty today, but in the future, it could define the way people live their lives. Wearable devices are still quite new and this sort of technology is in a state of infancy. Most of these devices are simply used for entertainment or to keep track of basic health and fitness information. As wearable technology becomes … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology isn’t seeing astounding sales figures

Wearable technology isn’t seeing astounding sales figures

Some are starting to ask whether or not the market is going to die off before it really took hold. Regardless of the dramatic hype that has been generated for products from Google, Apple, and Samsung, there is a growing number of analysts that are starting to say that wearable technology – ranging from smartwatches to augmented reality glasses and fitness bands – may never see the types of sales figures that have been achieved by … Read entire article »

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Google Glass is being tested by GM

Google Glass is being tested by GM

The automaker will be testing out the augmented reality glasses in an exploration of possible uses. General Motors Co. is now conducting a number of tests to look into the potential uses for Google Glass at two of its auto making facilities that are located in Michigan. The company has looked into trying out the wearable technology in a series of different kinds of operations. According to the North America manufacturing president of GM, Cathy Clegg, the employees … Read entire article »

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Google Glass theft video goes viral

Google Glass theft video goes viral

A man took off with Mike Geller’s wearable technology and live streamed the rest of his day. One of the Explorers of Google Glass, Mike Geller was recording his day as a tourist in New York City through the use of the device, when a stranger asked him if he could try on the wearable technology. Immediately, the thief took off with the augmented reality glasses, unaware that he was streaming the full day. While Geller’s Google Glass … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology used by Minnesota Vikings in camp

Wearable technology used by Minnesota Vikings in camp

The team is using Google Glass to help to provide itself with a competitive edge heading into the next season. The Minnesota Vikings are now looking to the world of wearable technology to help them to be able to gain a bit of an edge as they take their first steps toward the 2014 NFL season, and they have decided to use Google Glass as their tech of choice. The team will be using Google Glass for … Read entire article »

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Google Glass was banned from certain Comic-Con program rooms

Google Glass was banned from certain Comic-Con program rooms

In an effort to keep super secret screenings from leaking, the augmented reality glasses were not permitted inside. Comic-Con has now added itself to a growing list of locations that has created a ban for the Google Glass augmented reality headgear – at least when it came to certain parts of the event’s experiences. The event organizers for Comic-Con felt that it was necessary to ban the augmented reality device from some screenings. This is not at all … Read entire article »

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Google Glass creator drawn in by Amazon

Google Glass creator drawn in by Amazon

Following the launch of the online marketplace’s first smartphone this wearable technology expert has been lured in. The expert at the head of the wearable technology development project for Google Glass is now moving over to one of the company’s direct rivals, Amazon, following the release of their Fire Phone smartphone. One of the Google X directors, Babak Parviz, posted about the move on his Google+ page. Parviz had been one of the heads at the secretive research … Read entire article »

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Wearable technology will notably increase data usage by 2018

Wearable technology will notably increase data usage by 2018

A new report from Cisco has pointed out that mobile networks will experience increased strain from wearables. Cisco has now released its “Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast 2013-2018” report, which has included a number of predictions as to the impact that wearable technology will have on the mobile networks. The firm has forecasted that by 2018, there will be 177 million wearables that will be connected to networks. That will be a tremendous rise … Read entire article »

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