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These New Generation of Wearables are Empowering Blind and the Visually Impaired

While wearable tech has been more of a novelty for most part, new types of wearable technology are changing people’s lives on a daily basis. From making amputees feel the sensation of touch on their prostheses to enabling paralyzed people to walk, wearable tech is making a big impact on our lives. Wearable device makers […]
Bose Frames

Bose Announces Frames – Revolutionary Smartglasses that Combine Sunglasses, Wireless Headphones and Audio Augmented...

Bose announced Frames – a revolutionary smartglasses combining the style of premium sunglasses, performance of wireless headphones, and the world’s first audio augmented reality platform. Frames take micro-acoustics and voice control to an entirely new level, debuting the future of mobile sound in the tiniest, thinnest, most lightweight Bose system ever. With a proprietary open-ear […]
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Wearable Augmented Reality Startup ARtGlass Raises $1.3 Million in Angel Funding

ARtGlass, a Richmond, VA-based startup that provides augmented reality experiences on smartglasses to cultural and historic sites, closed a $1.3 million angel financing round. Related London National Theater Launches Smartglasses With Live Subtitles for the Hard of Hearing Show-Goers The startup attracted five of the Commonwealth’s largest angel and seed groups: Cavalier Angels (University of […]
Wearables for workers

Life-Saving Wearable Devices that Boost Safety for Construction Workers

The construction industry ranks in first place when it comes to the number of fatal workplace injuries. In 2016, there were 991 deaths reported in the United States, almost 6% increase from the previous year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). However, according to McKinsey & Company, the construction industry is lagging behind […]
Wearables in factory

Majority of Manufacturing Facilities Will Adopt Wearable Technology in 5 Years

As wearables are becoming popular, their uses are also becoming diverse. Commercial use of wearables is on the rise. Wearable devices that were once used to measure your steps and heart rate can now act as a barcode scanner. Factories and construction sites are using wearables to improve safety and productivity of workers. Related Construction […]
Tencent weishi

China’s Tencent Launches Smartglasses that Look Like Snap Spectacles

Tencent, the Chinese social media giant, known for its messaging app WeChat, is launching video-recording sunglasses, called Weishi smart glasses that looks very much like the US-based social media Snap’s “face-camera” Spectacles gadget. Produced by Shenzhen-based company called Tonot, Tencent’s Weishi glasses come with a camera in the front corner which enables users to film […]