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wearable computing

Electronic devices that are worn on the body or clothes. The first wearable computing devices were body-worn computers in the military, followed by consumer products such as MP3 players strapped to the arm and fitness devices that compute distance and heart rate. As of 2016, smartwatches, heads-up augmented reality displays, healthcare monitors and smart clothing are wearable technology products. Wearable electronics is expected to be a growth industry. See augmented reality, POV camera, fitness tracker, smart clothes, body-worn computer, smartwatch and Google Glass.
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The helmet, hat and other consumer electronics recently powered by LifeBEAM wearable tech quickly and easily sync with top fitness applications via Bluetooth and Ant+, while delivering battery life, on average, for a full month cycle of fitness training.
Doppler Labs is an immersive wearable tech company dedicated to creating technology that makes computing more engaging and more human.
Wearable tech such as Fitbits also raced off the shelves as customers got ready for new year fitness campaigns.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Google's wearable tech outfit was granted a patent this week for a Glass-like heads-up display that could be affixed to a person's head with a flexible band.
Wearable tech can also help with classroom management, by allowing students who tend to act up or get restless a chance to move around more purposefully, she adds.
st] century fear that you will run out of power on your portable devices, the dynamic trans-Atlantic inventor-entrepreneur duo of Krause (Founding CEO of Scrub Daddy in the US) and Ridyard (Founding CEO of Nifty in the UK) have joined forces to create the innovative wearable tech house Ion Tech Wear(ITW).
The newest and most interesting versions of wearable tech are "smart clothes".
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A jacket that can cool you off when you walk, a portable garage for your car and a wristband that can read UV exposure are some of the innovations featured at the Wearable Tech Show that was held at the Yas Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi last week.
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