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To break the Google Glass, here is Motorola Solutions HC1 wearable computer

If you wish to look strikingly different than a normal digerati, Motorola Solutions has put on sale, a new wearable computer, which can be worn over the head and accessed anytime. Though sadly, not as cool looking as the Google’s Glass, Motorola’s HC1 is based on Kopin’s Golden-i wearable technology, an ideal computer for those who want persistent connectivity and are in telecommunications, defense, aerospace or aviation industry etc. HC1 computer system from Motorola comes with a micro display unit which is suspended in front of the user’s eye, just below the forehead. Powered with 800MHz OMAP, dual-core run Windows...

Wireless EEG headset prototype by Imec, Panasonic and Holst; makes a new mark in neurological diagnosis

It has been around 2 years since the concept of developing a new wireless EEG (Electroencephelograph) and its prototype came into being by a Belgian company, Imec and Voilà. Now after 20 months of research and development, the Belgium based company has announced an 8-Channel, easy-to-set-up wireless headset in collaboration with Panasonic and Holst Centre. The wireless EEG is a further development in the diagnosis of epilepsy and help in finding many neurological anomalies like ADHD etcetera.

Inflatable life preserver T-shirt for toddlers

A team of girls studying at the Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona have come up with an innovative wearable invention for the children aged two to four when they are playing around swimming pool. Named ‘Watawescue,’ it is a cozy and comfortable T-shirt that turns into a life preserver by inflating automatically when it gets soaked into water.

Interestingly illuminated dress that moves with robotic hands!

It was not too long ago that we showcased the LED-lit Fashion Interaction dress from Gholamali Balouch and now we have another beautifully illuminated dress among us. Or at least that is what we thought when we first laid our eyes on the beautiful ‘Wearable Technology Dress’. But apparently it is a lot more. Designed by Chris Mather of New Zealand, the dress is interesting in more ways than one. Even though the designer does not himself reveal a whole lot about the dress, it apparently has fully functional robotic arms that move the dress along when someone is around...

Le Chal bring together smartphone technology and innovative shoes to help the visually challenged

The most meaningful technological innovations are those that go beyond proving to be descent accessories or fancy gadgets. They are the once that help those in need and even if they can change a few lives for the better, then the purpose of the technological breakthrough is served. Currently being developed by Ducere Technologies and pioneered by Anirudh Sharma, an information technology engineer from India, the ‘Le Chal’ shoes are one of those that could significantly alter and improve the quality of life for the visually challenged. Translating to ‘Take along’, the shoes are a smart combination of the modern...

Yubi Piano you can wear on your wrist

Everyone has zeal to play musical instruments, but it’s hard to play any of the instruments without professional help. Above all these instruments are huge and can’t be carried around anywhere. Especially take an example of a piano, which is massive and complex. You can’t practice playing a piano here and there, but now you can as the ‘Yubi de Piano’ may turn anything around you into a piano.

Light up the dark nights with Fashion Interaction LED-lit Dress

When it comes to lighting up the ramp and stealing the show, one must admit that the design of Gholamali Balouch is as good as any. The ‘Fashion Interaction’ dress is surely going to turn some heads no matter where it goes and the sheer audacity of the design along with the beautiful illumination that it brings make it worthy of all the attention it garners. The dress is basically designed with a 25×25 matrix of LED lights carefully enclosed in three different layers of fabric. The three technical and highly precise layers include a reflector, a softener and a...

ELEV8TE and DV8 Series: Hats and Visor collection that stream music without use of headsets

One of the biggest nuisances one can encounter is someone who thinks he thinks he or she is so cool that they put in headphones at super high volume and then decide to go out on the road. Not only are such individuals a danger to themselves, but also to everyone around and while we love music as much as the next guy, it simply makes no sense in stripping away the functionally of both your ears when you are outdoors. And the people at RESON8TE along with Swarm have decided to come up with a unique solution that allows...

Wear your heart on your T-shit with heart-Felt Apparel!

They generally tell you that the passionate guys are the ones that wear their ‘heart on their sleeve’. Well, for a change you can showcase it on your t-shirt now and thanks to the latest GIF technology, that is literally possible! Created by New York based artists Sean Montgomery, the tee can pretty much tap directly into the rhythm of your very own heartbeat and reflects it out for everyone to see. The brilliant idea uses your EKG to produce a flash of red light on the ‘Heart-felt Apparel’ t-shirt, which pretty much syncs up with your own heart.

Imusic Hat: Ingenious creation to make music experience warm and stylish in winters

A slight combination of technology with clothing turns out to be a highly desired innovation. Such an example is the Music Hat(Imusic Wireless Music Knitted Cream Hat), a cleverly knitted winter fashion accessory for the music lovers, which apart from keeping your ears warm also allows you to listen to your favourite tracks on the move. With headphone speaker positioned over each ear, this hat is very cosy, comfortable and warm.