marc jacobs touchscreen smartwatch

by Sam Draper

June 21, 2018

Marc Jacobs’ Fashionable Smartwatch Features a Touchscreen and a Long Battery Life

The way smartwatch market is doing, it’s tough to get excited about yet another Wear OS device. But Marc Jacobs isn’t stepping back; the fashion designer has showed up fashionably late to the party. The new Marc Jacobs smartwatch has a touchscreen and runs entirely on Wear OS. Modeled off its existing Riley hybrid smartwatch, […]

Micro molding micro batteries for business

by Sam Draper

June 20, 2018

Micro Batteries and Micro Molding Solutions for Your Business

From fitness trackers and smartwatches to AR/VR headsets, designers are continuously searching for innovative methods to reduce system activity and power consumption. At the same time an IC or microchip can function as an oscillator, amplifier, counter, timer or microprocessor for these devices. The companies listed here provide solutions for micro molding, micro batteries and […]

Polyone TPE With Blue Jean Stain Resistance

by Sam Draper

June 19, 2018

PolyOne Launches First-Ever TPE With Blue Jean Stain Resistance For Mobile Phone Cases

PolyOne, who will be exhibiting at our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 USA in San Francisco on July 11-12, has launched the first-ever thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) material able to resist blue jean staining for white and light-colored phone cases. If you’re like me who believes the cellphone should always stay inside the pants pocket even when […]

Buzz to reduce sexual assault

by Sam Draper

June 19, 2018

This Ob-Gyn-Designed Wearable May Reduce Campus Sexual Assault

A California ob-gyn has invented a bracelet that may reduce sexual assaults in campus. The bracelet called Buzz is part blood alcohol-monitoring wearable, part Livestrong-style bracelet that aims to support consensual sex. Dr. Jennifer Lang and Rob Kramer self-funded the project which was designed by Silicon Valley design firm New Deal Design. According to a […]

Industrial exoskeletons

by Stefanie Crucius

June 15, 2018

Industrial Exoskeletons Are Here With More to Follow

Powered exoskeletons are wearable mechanical devices that are powered by a system of electric motors, levers, pneumatics, hydraulics, or a combination of technologies that enables limb to move with increased strength and endurance. These devices made of rigid or soft materials are worn by people whose construction mirrors the structure of their limbs, joints, and […]