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A Motorcycle Helmet Will Call an Ambulance and Text Your Family If You Have an Accident

Many people in Pakistan drive motorcycles. An Islamabad startup hopes their helmet will keep them safe.
Samar Warsi
12.26.17
Glass Half Full
Glass Half Full

We Asked Early Adopters of Google Glass If They're Excited About Version 2.0

After version one inspired a wave of panic about "Glassholes" and was discontinued, Google's parent company Alphabet is trying again—this time, in the workplace.
Carl Franzen
7.18.17
wearables
wearables

Nanomesh On-Skin Electronics Are a New Biointerface Frontier

New sensors are basically temporary tattoos that act as electronics interfaces.
Michael Byrne
7.17.17
Handy Invention
Handy Invention

Watch a Prosthetic Third Thumb Play Guitar and Hold Wine Glasses

Three thumbs up.
Samantha Cole
7.5.17
Next Level Ink
Next Level Ink

MIT Has Created a Biosensing, Color Changing Tattoo Ink

These tattoos could help diabetics read their sugar levels without a needle.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.3.17
Tower of Babel
Tower of Babel

This Old School Wearable Puts a Thousand Languages Around Your Neck

Modeled after the Rosetta Stone, this nickel-sized wearable has 1,000 languages on it, including Swahili, Arabic and Hindi.
Nadja Sayej
5.31.17
Internet of Tingling
Internet of Tingling

Caress Your Long-Distance Lover With These Vibrating WiFi Touch Gloves

"There was a need to be able to touch and feel each other.”
Crystal Ponti
3.9.17
Heavy Duty
Heavy Duty

Consumers May Be Ignoring Wearables But The Construction Industry Isn’t

From smart helmets to LED safety vests, these new wearables are expected to hit the construction industry this year.
Nadja Sayej
2.23.17
wearables
wearables

Engineers Turn Human Body Into Bioacoustic Communications Channel

When a handshake is much more than a handshake.
Michael Byrne
2.20.17
Fashion
Fashion

Wearables Double Down on Fashion at CES to Cling to Relevancy

The new wave of wearables could be smart clothing, from posture vests to GPS bike jackets, which are on the runway at the Fashion Ware Show at CES.
Nadja Sayej
1.6.17
headphones
headphones

Why Hearables Could Be the Next Big Thing in Wearable Devices

A new class of wearable device, the hearable, could be the one to finally win over people besides early tech adopters.
Nadja Sayej
1.4.17
dogs
dogs

It's a Dog's Life

Ripley the labrador wore a GPS and activity tracking gadget. It helped his owner spot a serious problem.
Kate Watson
1.2.17