Questions tagged [wearable-technology]

Any technology able to be worn on the body without extra equipment.

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Are there any budget programmable smart glasses for DIY projects?

I am looking for some smart glasses to do some college project but most of them are way too costly. These are my requirements, it should have a colored display. bluetooth/wifi connectivity camera ...
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best wireless earbuds for listening to music

my pair of taotronics soundliberty 94s broke a couple days ago and I am wanting advice on what new earbuds to get (preferably but not limited to taotronics) I mainly use them to listen to music while ...
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Slim Braille watch,which does not look like a watch

Asking for a friend. There is not a huge selection of Braille watches, but there are a few. Is there a Braille watch that does not look like a watch? Just a slim wrist-wrap, like a fitness tracker or ...
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NFC motion sticker for monitoring breathing

I'm looking for an NFC sticker that can be stuck onto someone's rib, that can be used to detect the motion of the rib. This would be used to work out breathing patterns and abnormalities to enable a ...
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"Watch-like" Smart Watch With Android Notification Support but Without Mandatory Cloud Synchronization

Mh, difficult to summarize... I don't like fat bulky smart watches that only display the time when I wiggle my wrist or press a button. On the other hand, features like motion sensors and whatever on ...
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What are the alternatives to Google Glass?

Since Google announced that it would stop producing the Google Glass technology, are there any alternatives on the market? My requirements are: modest design, good open-source API/SDK with the ...
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Any recommendations for a portable wearable that can continuously monitor ECG?

I am looking for a wearable or a similar portable device with the following requirements: Heart Rate monitoring Supports continuous ECG monitoring capabilities (especially for Atrial fibrillation) ...
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Fitness tracker with calorie counter

I am looking for a fitness tracker. All the usual features: heart rate, sleep, step counter, IP67, clock, alarm, etc, etc. Longer battery life is a bonus, so black & white display is preferable to ...
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Wearable platform with display

I am looking for a wrist-wearable development platform solution with the following specs: Some kind of a display that you can see in the dark as well as in bright sunlight. Hardware buttons (as ...
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Gesture Gloves to Integrate Into Existing Software

I'm working on coming up with suggestions for an alternate interface to an existing piece of software, and one avenue I wanted to explore was using gesture gloves. They don't need to be particularly ...
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Cheap Android watch with at least 24 hour battery life

I bought the cheapest that Amazon has and found that the battery only lasted a few hours. I would prefer to charge once a week, might accept once per day, but no less. No fancy features are ...
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Looking for a good set of earbuds similar to these ones with large speakers

I love the one on the right in this image, the speaker is quite large and it sounds great. I've had these earbuds for years but they're starting to fall apart on me, so I'm looking to replace them. ...
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GPS tracker with long battery life and minimal display

I'm looking for a GPS receiver that has an extremely long battery life. Off-the-shelf GPS devices like the Garmin GPSMAP 64s are great, but they only go so far: they promise 16h of battery life. ...
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Sleep tracker wearable/wristband

I'm looking for a wearable, preferred a wristband, to track my sleep cycles and wake me up (silently) at the best time according to what it tracks about me. If it has other features, such as activity/...
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Stand alone smart watch/fitness band with skin temperature sensor

I am looking for a smart watch or fitness band that can I can program to monitor skin temperature and alert me when certain criteria are met. I have the following requirements: Worn on the wrist ...
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What are some nice fitness event/activity tracking devices?

Are there any nice and affordable, wearable fitness-tracking devices, which can track calories consumed, burnt and also help manage time allotments to various activities like sleep, eating, etc? ...
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headphone or earphone that can completely block any noise

Are there any device that exist that can completely block any loud noise in public places? I intend to use it in public places (i.e. coffee shop, park, bar) so I can work with little or without any ...
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Wearables for tracking heart rate

Recently I started a study on long term context of a user. For that I concentrate on Android Wear specifically; I am looking into heart rate sensors. My goal is to map the users heart rate over a ...
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Which smartwatches have autorestart timers?

Please advise of any smartwatches that have timers that autorestart features namely where dismiss and reset are in one swipe and swipes are required or how certain smartwatch alarms can achieve such. ...
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Tracking employee location

Consider a chemical factory. Certain rooms may never be empty (control room, security, etc), some have a limit on how many people may be there at any give time, and some contain hazardous materials ...
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Wristband or gloves with programmable buttons?

Preferably one that is wireless and connects via a small usb dongle. Think of a gaming mouse. It has programmable buttons - you can program macros. Say you're using a windows 10 or 8.1 tablet. And ...
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GPS watch that compensates for arm swing

When running, I wear a GPS watch to track (in addition to my time) the distance I've traveled and my instantaneous pace. However, I've noticed that arm swing can have a bit of an impact on its ...