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The Wearable Runners Really Want

The other day I talked to someone who is training for a marathon. They tried a couple wearables to help in their process but wanted something more. Both Luke and I look into the mind of a runner and hopefully help in conveying the message. Luke also got a 360 camera and was showing us what it can do for his trip to Europe. Season 3 of Wearable Today comes to an end with episode 99. Since Luke will be in Europe and I will be heading to SXSW, we will be taking a few weeks off before we jump...

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Phone Carrier’s Balls on Wearable Technology

This week we look at WearTech’s eventual move to LTE service. Will this replace your phone or other devices? We also take a quick look at the Apple/FBI iPhone issue – was the right decision made to say no? I talk about Domotz home automation and building my electronic drum kit. Luke shows off the new 3D printed items for the C3P0 build. Wearable Today Episode #98 Show Notes Check out the links on the Wearable Today subReddit LG announced several VR devices at Mobile World Congress this week. The Rolling Bot will be marketed as a cat toy, but...

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VR Headsets: Fad or Future?

This week we look closer at the world of VR headsets. In the next year many companies will come out with products along this trend. Some will cost $100 and some $1000. But will you be adding it to your mobile collection? Wearable Today Episode #97 Show Notes Apple has never released any of their sales numbers for the Apple Watch, but that’s not stopping analysts from taking an educated guess. Jason Low at Canalys says that Apple sold over 5 million Apple Watches in the 4th quarter of 2015, bringing total sales over 12 million for the year. This...

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Watch Out for those Affordable Fake Wearables

This week Luke shows off more of his C-3P0 build and his first post on Thingaverse with the eye piece he configured for the mask. I was geeking out over my new QSC Touchmix-16 that I got this morning and it’s wearable component. I was configuring this board sitting in my living room. Wearable Today Episode 96 Show Notes Android Wear has new updates coming soon! New gestures are being added that allow more hands-free navigation, devices return to ambient mode even quicker when you drop your wrist, and you can even make calls from your watch, if it has...

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Is 2016 the Year of VR?

I came back from another conference and we’ve got two weeks of news to catch up on. Luke is working hard on his C3P0 outfit and shows off the progress. Show Notes for Wearable Today Ep 94 Apple is building VR! According to the Daily Mail, Doug Bowman has joined Apple, and as a former director of Human-Computer Interaction with a focus on VR, they think this points to same big changes at Apple. No other information is known at this time, but the fact that Apple is getting behind VR, it points to a very interesting 2016. 4D rides...

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Android Wear Supporting Cellular Service – Dick Tracy Watch Gets Ready…

Quiet week on the front as I am prepping for London and Luke is prepping for the cold in Texas… (insert eye roll here). I talk about the RFID wearable from Vegas and how it helped improve the show I was at – DJ and a Drummer. This week we focused on the announcement Android Wear will now support Cellular devices. The LG Watch Urbane 2 is available at Verizon and AT&T.  Wearable Today Episode #89 Show Notes The big news comes from two news stories we talked about last week. Fossil talked about getting into the weartech market, but no one...

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Employees Get RFID Chips Implanted

We’ve had a couple rough weeks here at Wearable Today. I explain what happened and why episode 81 took so long to get out. I also bring some great news as we are now working with Maker Max for content distribution over our RSS feeds and YouTube. After lots of thought, I believe this is the best avenue for Wearable Today at this time. Wearable Today Episode 82 Show Notes All show notes can be found here We’ve talked a lot about wearables that track your heart rate, step count, and other forms of activity, but what about your breathing...