Samsung smart ring places a focus on sleep data

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The new Galaxy wearable device was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress before its release. Following a tiny mention at the tail end of the Galaxy S24 event in early February, Samsung officially unveiled its smart ring at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The latest unveiling went well beyond the brief tease originally announcing the device. Samsung has now made the announcement of its smart ring, a Galaxy device, official.  The gadget will be offered in US ring sizes 5 through 15. That said, on the commercial products, those sizes…

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Fossil decides smartwatches are no longer its thing

Goodbye Smartwatches

The company has announced that the Wear-based wearables it launched in August 2021 are done. Designer fashion brand Fossil recently announced that it intends to leave smartwatches in the past, and that it will be stepping out of this market altogether. This announcement was made despite the number of customers awaiting the next generation devices. Fossil Group first rolled out its smartwatches in August 2021. At that time, its wearables were based on the Wear Gen 6 operating system. A number of other devices in the lineup were announced after…

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International Space Station astronauts use wearable technology to monitor vital signs

Wearable technology - ISS and shuttle

The ISS team wears a shirt and a dedicated tablet app to track their wellness and wellbeing. The team of astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is using wearable technology in the form of the Bio-Monitor, an all-in-one tech using a special shirt and dedicated tablet app. The gadget makes it possible to monitor astronaut health while enabling new science. By continuously monitoring astronaut physiological data with the wearable technology, researchers can learn a substantial amount of new information. This is beneficial because conventional medical science and monitoring on…

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Ray-Ban Meta smart glasses can now be used for livestreaming on social media

Smart glasses - Person wearing Ray-Bans - Meta

The gadgets, which haven’t proved as popular as Meta has hoped, can be used on its platforms. When Ray-Ban Stories first launched with smart glasses, people weren’t nearly as impressed as Meta had expected. The company has managed to sell only slightly over one third of its original sales goal. According to a report cited by Tech Crunch, Meta has only sold just over a third of the internal 300,000 smart glasses unit goal within the first seven months that the gadgets were available. Even worse, that same report indicates…

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Smart gadgets and wearables could integrate into some city infrastructures

Smart gadgets - Image of a smartwatch

Cities like Dubai that are highly connected could work well with devices such as smartwatches. Smart gadgets and wearables such as smartwatches and fitness trackers have become extremely popular but are usually considered to be extensions of smartphones in one way or another. That said, some tech experts have been speculating that the connectivity features of these devices could provide considerably greater benefit in cities like Dubai, where future-ready technologies are already being embraced. The idea is that wearing this type of technology could help to further enhance the experience…

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