Is the new wearable technology from Intel too expensive?

Intel MICA wearable technology bracelet

What many are asking now is whether or not this smart bracelet is worth the extra money. The new MICA Intel wearable technology has now been unveiled in the form of a bracelet that will come with a hefty price tag of $495 – and that’s a discount when a customer signs on for a 2 year wireless contract. This is causing many to wonder whether or not these wearables will offer enough to make them worth their while. These wearable technology devices are expected to be available for purchase…

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Wearable technology from Intel to boost Parkinson’s disease research

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The tech company is working with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for progress in study and treatment. The Intel Corporation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research have now announced that they will be working together in a new initiative that uses wearable technology to help to improve the research being conducted on the disease and the types of treatments that will be available to those who have it. This neurodegenerative brain disease is second only to Alzheimer’s in its prevalence in the United States. This strategy…

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Wearable technology shirt at the center of Intel’s current vision

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The chipmaker’s entry into wearables will involve a product that people have been wearing for millennia. According to Intel, the next big thing in wearable technology will be a smart shirt, which is technically something that is already being worn by millions of people and that has been worn for a very long time. Of course, it is the “smart” aspect of the apparel that makes the difference in this particular case. Brian Krzanich, the CEO of Intel, modeled this wearable technology, himself. While attending the Code Conference, he donned…

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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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