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Personal Safety

Walking around alone in the middle of the night can be scary – especially for women. It doesn’t matter if you are walking home from a party or backpacking in an unfamiliar country. In this article we will show you a few wearables that make you feel like someone is with you all the time. […]
Buzz to reduce sexual assault

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 […]
Holosuit haptic feedback

HoloSuit by Kaaya Tech Features Full Body/Hands Motion Tracker with Haptic Feedback

Kaaya, a new startup has developed a motion capture (MoCap) suit called HoloSuit which not only offers motion capture, but haptic feedback as well. The HoloSuit system includes a jacket with sensors in the arms. The rest of the sensors are fitted in the legs and hips of a pair of pants, and a pair […]
Apple watch student ID

Apple to Add Support for Student ID to iPhones and Apple Watch For Six...

To a college student, the student ID card is their entire lifeline. Students use it to get into their residence hall, the fitness center and it’s even used to pay for meals or in some schools it can be used as a key to the dorm room. Now, imagine this scenario: You’ve gone out to […]
AI radar technology diabetes

Artificial Intelligence and Radar Technologies to Measure Blood Glucose

Artificial intelligence (AI) and radar technology can help people with diabetes manage their conditions without drawing blood. Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a small non-invasive device by combining radar and AI to help people manage blood glucose levels without having to traumatically poke the skin or draw blood. “We want […]
Playr wearable Benjamin Hubert

Benjamin Hubert Designs Wearable Device to Track Performance of Aspiring Football Players

Benjamin Hubert of experience design agency Layer has designed Playr, a smart wearable that enables athletes to track performance, enhance their game, and compete against other players. Designed and developed over a period of 18 months, Playr comprises a smart pod, a high performance vest, and a SmartCoach app. The pod is inserted into the […]