New smart clothing technology for construction workers aims to save lives

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The SolePower work boot is currently only a prototype but it is designed to reduce the risk of injury or worse. The smart clothing technology industry is a rapidly growing one, despite the fact that virtually nobody is wearing any of it yet. The vast majority of the devices remain in their prototype phase. That said, many are becoming funded or have already achieved their funding and could be seen on store shelves in upcoming months and years. This is the hope of the creators of the SolePower work boot,…

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New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

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The latest smart wearables tech can determine the tone of a conversation and the speaker’s mood. There are now new wearable technology devices such as smartwatches that can do what mood rings never could. Instead of “sensing” your mood through the temperature of your finger, these devices use several sensors to determine the mood of a conversation. The wearable tech can use vitals and speech patterns to predict the tone of an ongoing conversation. In this way, the new wearable technology can tell if a conversation is happy, neutral or…

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Your Smart TV might be spying on you, says Samsung

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It has recently been suggested that mobile security with certain common devices is far lower than assumed. The mobile security concerns that are typically on people’s minds typically have to do with using smartphones for making purchases online or in-store, but a recent update from Samsung Electronics Co. has shown that other gadgets such as a smart TV could be placing your private data at risk. The company updated its terms of service and has inadvertently pointed out that they could pose a security threat. Samsung recently updated its smart…

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Smart clothing models to be launched by DoCoMo this year

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The company is planning a range of different moves in wearable technology before 2014 is through. NTT DoCoMo, from Japan, is starting an effort that would bring itself into the wearable technology market and that will have smart clothing on the shelves before the completion of this year. The company used the Mobile Asia Expo to be able to demo a number of its new mobile devices and gadgets. The smart clothing is made from a special kind of fabric that will allow for the transmission of bioelectrical signals so…

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Smart tech department opens up at Dixons

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The large electronics chain is now piloting a new category in its store meant for connectivity products. Dixons, the massive electronics and mobile devices superstore is now piloting a new department that is meant to draw more attention to smart tech and other various types of products that are linked to smartphones and tablets. The mobile devices in the department range from wearables to camera drones and everything in between. The new smart tech department is focused on various types of mobile devices that work in conjunction with smartphones and…

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Wearables ideas sought by Intel

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The massive technology company is launching a global initiative to challenge people to come up with a winning idea. Intel Corp. has announced the start of a worldwide challenge that will have people competing for the top ideas in the wearables category, and that will offer the winners of this technology contest a cash prize. This is one of the hottest areas of mobile technology at the moment and Intel clearly wants to lead the way. According to an Intel Architecture Group vice president, W. Eric Mentzer, who is also…

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Wearable technology is the new Ring you want on your finger

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Could these new wearables form the marriage that stands the test of time? You’ve heard of smartwatches, but the wearable technology involved in these wrist bands and straps is now getting smaller, in the form of rings that can put the power of your mobile devices on your finger. Ring, a brand new product, is hoping to bring wearables and gesture technology together. This simply titled wearable technology product helps to provide its wearers with a shortcut to just about everything that they need to do on their mobile devices…

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