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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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Your Pet Wants a Fitbit

this week, we look at how pets are getting weartech accounts on Fitbit to hit those 10,000 step goals. Of course there are some real value wearables out there which Luke and I discuss. From GPS trackers to devices that might help you understand what your dog is trying to say. It’s also October, so Luke and I are dawning some cool costumes for the month. This week, Luke wears his Skywalker Endor outfit, and I go as a bald Batman. Wearable Today Episdoe #86 Show Notes All notes are found here Can wearables remove the feeling of loneliness? That...

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What is Project Aura – Is It Google Glass 3.0?

Last week Luke went to Our Kansas… wait… Arkansas. I had some internal weartech issues as I slipped a disc. I guess my spine has not converted to MP3’s yet. Wearable Today Episode #84 All show notes can be found here Pebble has gone circular! The Pebble blog showed off their new line of smart watches last week and stated they are the “lightest and thinnest smartwatches they have made as of yet.” The Pebble Time Round is only 7.5mm thick and weighs 28 grams, coming in multiple designs. The new watch will be available soon at $249.00 with a...

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Wearables and Home Automation: Going Hand-in-Hand

Our friend Marco Nieves of Obsessively Geek joins us to talk about his journey into home automation. We look into some ways that wearables can play a big part in that. Marco talks about the issues and ways around some of the components that are not ready yet. For instance, he uses IFTTT.com to fill in events he cannot program otherwise. We even played with the Amazon Echo. Eric Forty asks about Apple Homekit automation on the Questions and Answers area. In all, a very informative look into home automation! Wearable Today Episode #79 Show Notes View all show notes...

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Cheating Wearables: Who Will be Banning Wearable Technology? Schools? Courts?

Wearable Today Episode #77 Show Notes Show Notes and Links Here Think Wearable Tech is a new idea? Then you should visit the Computer History Museum in Mountain View and check out their new exhibit titled “On You: A Story of Wearable Computing.” Taken mostly from the personal collection of Thad Starner, the exhibit has over 20 years of history from the research and consumer fields. You’ll have to act quickly though, the exhibit will be moving on after September 20th. Lux Research is reporting that Samsung is leading the wearable market, at least in patent submissions. With 4% of...