wearables

5.1.18

China Claims It's Scanning Workers' Brainwaves to Increase Efficiency and Profits

Hangzhou Zhongheng Electric told a local news outlet that it’s reading production line workers’ emotions through sensors in their hats.

12.26.17

A Motorcycle Helmet Will Call an Ambulance and Text Your Family If You Have an Accident

Many people in Pakistan drive motorcycles. An Islamabad startup hopes their helmet will keep them safe.

7.18.17

We Asked Early Adopters of Google Glass If They're Excited About Version 2.0

After version one inspired a wave of panic about "Glassholes" and was discontinued, Google's parent company Alphabet is trying again—this time, in the workplace.

7.17.17

Nanomesh On-Skin Electronics Are a New Biointerface Frontier

New sensors are basically temporary tattoos that act as electronics interfaces.

6.26.17

Design Students Find Real-World Applications at Central Saint Martins

At Degree Show Two, it’s become fashionable to understand each another.

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6.3.17

MIT Has Created a Biosensing, Color Changing Tattoo Ink

These tattoos could help diabetics read their sugar levels without a needle.

5.31.17

This Old School Wearable Puts a Thousand Languages Around Your Neck

Modeled after the Rosetta Stone, this nickel-sized wearable has 1,000 languages on it, including Swahili, Arabic and Hindi.

4.13.17

Apple Is Secretly Working on a Device That Tracks Blood Sugar

If they get it right, it could be amazing for people with diabetes.

3.22.17

'Snuggies for the Revolution’ Are the Coziest Way to Fight the Power

Johannah Herr is using the sleeved blanket to make anti-capitalism marketable.

3.9.17

Caress Your Long-Distance Lover With These Vibrating WiFi Touch Gloves

"There was a need to be able to touch and feel each other.”

2.26.17

This Antique Jewelry Retrospective Proves Fashion Always Makes a Comeback

The 4000 years of personal ornaments have their moment at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

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