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Wearable Tech

The Augmented World Expo in San Jose was Fascinating

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan trying on the Atheer AiR Suite at the Augmented World Expo A few months ago, I was invited by tech guru Tom Emrich to speak at the Augm...

Your Next Phone Might Roll Up Like A Burrito

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology

Smartphones are about to get a lot more flexible. Handsets with bendable and foldable screens could hit shelves as early as February 2017, according t...

UNICEF Kid Power Innovation and Partnership Helps Kids Get Active and Save Lives

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

Co-authored by Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF & Laysha Ward, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Social Respon...

High Tech to Get Kids Moving

Robin Raskin | Posted 05.12.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Every summer, parents grow a bit apoplectic thinking about the hours their kids are likely to spend doing the couch potato, screen-gazing thing. Some clever manufacturers are dreaming up alternatives to screen time by incorporating screens and tech directly into more physical play. In other words, if the kids hate leaving their tech behind, they can take their tech with them.

Sony Filed A Patent For Video-Recording Contact Lens

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 04.28.2016 | Technology

Tech giant Sony has joined the race to develop digital contact lens technology. Sony has plans for a wearable lens that can take photos and video, acc...

This Bluetooth Headset Won't Let You Doze Off At The Wheel

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology

A team of young entrepreneurs are leading the charge to combat drowsy driving with Vigo, a Bluetooth headset that monitors your alertness and stimulat...

The Best Wireless Headphones For Your Workout

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.13.2016 | Style

A decade or so ago, wireless headphones sounded like a crazy pipe dream. But now you can find them in a range of sizes, specs and battery lives that c...

The Wearable Generation

Kirill Chekanov | Posted 03.29.2016 | Technology
Kirill Chekanov

Hey HuffPost, my name is Kirill, I'm a 20 y.o. Russian entrepreneur based in Belfast, NI now. Started my very first company when I was 14, my first v...

Are Smartphones 'Over'?

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.22.2016 | Technology

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nearly a decade after the iPhone broke the mould for mobile phones the question is now being asked whether the evolution of the ...

Apple Watch Is About To Have A Big Year

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

March 17 (Reuters) - Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to rise 38.2 percent to 110 million units by the end of 2016, market researc...

Toyota Introduces Wearable Device For The Blind

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology

Toyota is exploring its catchphrase, “Let’s Go Places,” from an unexpected angle. The Japanese automaker has developed a wearable device aimed a...

There Are A Ton Of Google Cardboard Devices Out There

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 01.27.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said it had shipped 5 million units of the Google Cardboard viewer, a wearable device that allows users to experien...

17 Super Stylish Tech Gifts That Are Out Of This World

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 11.25.2015 | Style

It's no secret that we live in a technology filled world. So it comes as no surprise that many of us are on the lookout for the latest-and-greatest ga...

Top Fitness Trends for 2016: Does Your Favorite Make the List?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

First let's get our semantics straight. This list is about trends, not fads. The difference being that a fad is a phenomenon that blows up quickly, lasts only for a short time, then, fades away. A trend is something that gains momentum and can create long-term impact in the way people think or behave. In other words, a trend is a "movement."

American Women Are Getting More Sleep Than Men

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 10.22.2015 | Technology

EmbedContent(5628f8fee4b0443bb562db43,,Embed,aolon,Some({})) It's hardly news that most people aren't logging enough sleep time. But new data indicate...

Wearable Tech Makes a Splash With PUMA x ICNY

Tony Triumph | Posted 10.08.2015 | Style
Tony Triumph

I was stunned to learn that ICNY came to life through an unfortunate car accident in 2012. After being hit by a car while riding his bike, Founder & Creative Director Michael Cherman developed ICNY "with the goal of adding safety and increased visibility to the thriving lane of reflective sports wear apparel & accessories.'"

Women in Tech Entrepreneurs: Elemoon's Jing Zhou Bridges Fashion and Tech

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 10.05.2015 | Technology
Beth Cone Kramer

Mirroring her innovative product, elemoon's Jing Zhou is equal parts style, tech-savvy, and business smarts. She's been making the rounds at award sho...

How An Apple Watch Helped Save A High School Football Player's Life

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports

On the morning of Sept. 8, 18-year-old Paul Houle Jr. lined up in his nose tackle position at the year's first football practice, feeling healthy and ...

Electric Sensors Let You Use Your Phone By Touching Your Skin

Reuters | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.10.2015 | Technology

A skin-worn sensor that turns the human body into a touch sensitive surface for controlling mobile devices has been developed by scientists in Germany...

These Jeans Will Charge Your iPhone While It Sits In Your Pocket

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 08.07.2015 | Technology

Ever had your phone die unexpectedly, perhaps in the middle of a late-night outing? Well, there's a new pair of pants designed to solve this exact pro...

When It Comes To Fitness Trackers, Pretty Is In

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

What once served the sole purpose of tracking steps is now a fashion statement. Yep, the fashionable fitness tracker is on the rise, and for good reas...

Exploring the Benefits of Wearable Technology

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 07.31.2016 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

To foresee the future, let's take a look at the beautiful history of wearable technology. In 1286, the first ever wearable eye glasses was invented to help emperor Nero better see his gladiator fights.

How Data From Wearable Tech Can Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law

Alexander Howard | Posted 06.30.2016 | Technology
Alexander Howard

When wearable computers can disprove what someone told police, you know you're living in a future that has arrived sooner than expected. According to LancasterOnline, a woman in Pennsylvania has been charged with knowingly filing a false report after forensic evidence and the data from her Fitbit undermined her claim of rape. This case should catalyze a national discussion about when and how suspects can or should disclose data from a wearable computing device.

There's A Wearable Device That May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Worried about getting a sunburn? Swap your Fitbit for June. June is a wearable device that looks like a jeweled bracelet and bills itself as a "bea...

My Q and A With Hush's Daniel Lee on the Intersection of Sleep and Wearable Technology

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

Daniel Lee is a co-founder of Hush, the earplugs that block out sleep-disrupting noises while remaining wirelessly connected to your smartphone so you don't sleep through your alarm. In answer to my questions, he shared his insights on why such a product is needed, how poor sleep can affect our most important relationships, and the future of wearable technology.