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Wearable design, Misfit and the age of the glanceable UI

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The designers at startup Misfit Wearables had a goal to make their wearable health gadget so beautiful that customers might …

Pinoccio: A wireless, gossiping microcontroller for the Internet of Things

Pinoccio is a new Internet of Things-friendly microcontroller designed to get home-brew electronics projects talking to the internet and, usefully, …

The Memoto Lifelogging Camera: Preserve the Past, Live in the Present

At 5:30 am, you crawl out of your hotel bed and start bundling up. You’re at the Grand Canyon, and you’ve been told the sunrises are incredible. Your …

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9 trends to watch for in wearable tech

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Pebble<p>The wearables business is gaining momentum and is one of the most exciting markets of the digital age. We at …

The Year of Wearable Computing

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The future of search is gravitational: Content will come to you

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / photobank.kiev.ua<p>Call it “anticipatory computing,” or “information gravitation” or whatever you want, …

Watch Google Show Off 4 Glass Apps

During SXSW last month, Google held a session entitled “Building New Experiences With Glass,” where it offered developers information about Glass’ …

Updated: Why wait for Google Glass? Epiphany Eyewear is here now (exclusive)

[<i>Updated: Jan. 25, 2014</i>]<p>Google Glass may be in the offing, but Vergence Labs is announcing it can do virtually the same thing with its better-looking Epiphany Eyewear. The startup has begun making the glasses and is opening up its site for preorders today.<p>Vergence has made a set of “smart glasses” …

Marketo CEO gets ready for IPO by discussing contextual marketing

Cloud Shield, Twine’s Gateway To The Full-Blown Internet Of Things

Co.Design gets an exclusive first look at Cloud Shield, which makes Twine a full-blown internet device. Welcome to the Internet of Things.<p>If you’re not afraid of hacking together a bit of code and plugging tiny wires into a credit-card-sized circuit board, you probably already know what an Arduino …

Meet MYO, the Wearable Gesture Controller

It seems like every few days another product promising the future comes across our desk only to never be heard of again. Here’s hoping that isn’t the …

3 Ways To Make Wearable Tech Actually Wearable

To gain widespread popularity, wearables have to be more than just functional and innovative. People have to want to wear them.<p>Wearable technology <i>is</i> the next new wave of technology, and it’s bound to drive a lot of the innovation in the consumer electronics industry. We can expect to see a lot more …

Faceless sensors and tiny routers needed for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: smartthings<p>Texas Instruments (s txn) has unveiled a Wi-Fi module that lets people connect devices without screens to a …

How the 'internet of things' could radically change local government

You can find almost anything online these days – including the vital statistics of cows. A Dutch company called Sparked has created a sensor implant …

Apple patent points to platform for wearable sensors, internet of things

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Over the past few days, reports of a new Apple (s AAPL) watch have been lighting up the Web, but a patent filing dated Tuesday …

7 Reasons Why Wearables Are Poised To Disrupt Our Lives

Fjord organized a brainstorming session on wearables. Here are the highlights.<p>If you don’t think the Nike+ Fuelband is ridiculously important, then you’re missing the big picture. In the next five to 10 years, wearable technology–the sensor-based appcessories that use our phones as brains and …

Why Sensors Are a Force of Context

I am writing a book with Robert Scoble. The <i>Age of Context</i> looks at how five technology forces, mobile, social, data, sensors and location are converging into a superstorm of change to work and life. In the hope of getting feedback, I am posting extracts as I go along. Recently I posted the entire …

Google Glass: the scientists behind Google's augmented reality glasses

From Terminator-style enhanced contact lenses to robot carers, the scientists behind Google Glass have created some eye-popping inventions, writes Shona Ghosh.<p>“We have succeeded in making people live longer. Now we need to make them live better.<p>So reads the tagline for the Nursebot, a robotic carer …

Google Glass: What It’s Like to Have ‘an iPhone Attached to Your Face’

For the last several weeks, speculation about what Google Glass could mean to the world has been rampant but access to the wearable technology has …

Have A Great Internet-of-Things Easter!

There’s vast new amounts of data available for analytics thanks to the rise of cheap, easy, convenient sensors in every aspect of corporate and …

Steve Mann: My “Augmediated” Life

Back in 2004, I was awakened early one morning by a loud clatter. I ran outside, only to discover that a car had smashed into the corner of my house. …

How Will the New Wave of Wearable Tech Transform Society?

When lawmakers consider banning something before it’s even hit the market, it’s clear that it has the potential to be truly disruptive. However, a politician in West Virginia looking to ban the use of devices like Google Glass while driving is just the tip of an iceberg. Devices like Glass could …

The real breakthrough of Google Glass: controlling the internet of things

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk<p>As the first apps start to come out for Google’s (s goog) augmented reality glasses, we’re starting …