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    Wearable Gauges Fitness Through Stress Hormones In Your Sweat

    Cortisol (best known as the stress hormone) is handy for tracking your athletic performance and even spotting signs of disease, since it reflects how well your adrenal or pituitary glands are working. But there’s a problem: measuring that often takes ...
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    1Coach Smart Personal Running Coach

    Runners searching for a way to improve their performance and times or those looking to get started may be interested in a new smart personal running coach aptly named the 1Coach. Designed to provide assistance using audio coaching by assessing ...
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    Turn Your Jet Lag Into Zen Lag

    Did you know that a simple meditation is all it takes to combat your jet lag?! It’s not as easy as it sounds, however, especially considering how most of us struggle to take personal time to reflect at all let ...
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    The Future Of Wearables Is Elastic Electronic Skin

    Japanese researchers at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Engineering have developed a highly elastic and thin elastic skin display capable of exhibiting simple characters and even moving graphics with an array of 16 x 24 micro LEDs. Its purpose extends ...
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    Stress-Beating Tech To Keep You Sane

    You’d be forgiven for assuming that wearable tech is all about fitness trackersto help shed the pounds and keep you on track to reach your fitness goals. We’ve seen a steady rise in tech aimed at keeping our minds in shape, just ...
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    What If Your Glasses Could Read To You?

    Firmly believe that the spectacle holds great opportunity for wearable tech, because even if there’s just a fraction of people wearing them, these people are ALWAYS wearing them. You could forget your watch, or your fitbit, but you never forget ...
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    Smart Clothing: The Biggest Benefits

    Smart clothing isn’t quite ready yet. Back in 2014, Gartner predicted that the shipment of smart garments in 2016 would hit 26 million, overtaking fitness trackers by 7 million units in the process. Fast forward to 2017 and while we don’t have ...
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    Motion-Tracking Artistic Wearables

    synapseWear is a small wearable gadget that contains six different sensors that can track a variety of different features of the wearer’s environment. The sensors capture environmental factors like CO2, temperature, humidity, illumination, air pressure, environmental sound, magnetic field, movement, ...
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    Sweat-Powered Wearables

    Imagine a motivational exercise in which your music-playing device is powered based on how much sweat you’re producing — with new technology developed at the University of California, a wearable that converts sweat into energy will be a marketable possibility. ...