In addition to our first Wearable Technologies Conference in Asia next week, there are several great conferences coming up this fall: Metaio’s 5th InsideAR conference expects to gather hundreds of attendees in Munich, Germany at the Kleine Olympiahalle October 10th and 11th. The conference will offer a glimpse into the future of mobile augmented reality […]
Wearables are hot this summer and we are seeing great innovations happening all over the world. Over the last months many companies and inventors have brought their smartwatches to the market and crowdfunding platforms are constantly featuring new innovative approaches. In the last weeks alone, we have seen successful campaigns by Kreyos, a waterproof device including gesture recognition, or Hot Watch, which comes with a bio-mechanical solution enabling private calls amplified by the palm of your hand. Omate's True Watch even goes a step further by integrating 3G networks, allowing it to either replace your smartphone or accompany it.
Vince Holton from our media partner Incisor.tv interviews Billie Whitehouse (Wearable Experiments) at the Wearable Technologies Conference 2013 in San Francisco:
With about 300 attendees the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco was fully booked – and a huge success. Two days of exciting speeches, panels, and interesting speakers are now over. Fascinating innovations were showcased, all kinds of wearable technologies presented. Attendees not only presented and showcased them; most of them live this megatrend by […]
DFKI (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH) announced today, the launch of SimpleSkin, its newest research project funded by the European Union. The main idea is to develop a sensor infrastructure for textiles. Just like smartphones with sensors are totally normal today, functional clothing could become mainstream, and, according to DFKI, create a plethora of […]
June has been a great month for the Wearable Technologies industry. Here‘s some of the most interesting news from the last weeks. A recent article on Venture Beat claimed that the era of wearable computing is not at the horizon - it‘s already here. According to the article people have become tied to their Smartphones so much that you could call these mobile devices, wearables. And despite playing a huge role for the everyday life, smartphones are also setting the ground for further wearable computing...