Building apps for the $30 smartwatch

Gartner predicts that the smartwatch market will take off in 2015, driven partly by Chinese Android imports that will bring the price down to just $30. Whilst there will still be manufacturers able to charge more by offering additional value to the product, at that kind of price point the device is just a conduit, […]

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What next for wearables?

Whilst there is no doubt that the wearables market will be huge, the jury is still out as to just what a wearable device will look like in the next couple of years. On World predicts in its latest research that wearables will be a $50 billion dollar industry in five years with more than […]

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Guest Blog: ER doctors use Google Glass and QR codes to identify patients

Wearable Technology is a fast-growing sector, and one that offers wide range of uses.  This fascinating blog by Jon Brodkin of arstechnica takes a look at how Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has put Google Glass to use in the Emergency Room. “Beth Israel has deployed Glass to four doctors and conducted “impromptu testing with at least […]

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Guest Blog: Let Oculus Rift Take You to the Supermarket

Todd Wasserman of Mashable looks at Oculus Rift in this great video clip.  Based around a UK supermarket, the video show s how the Rift user can browse the whole store without leaving the comfort of their home.  This is then followed up with a bit of soccer fun, enabling them to kick it like Pelé. […]

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