Wearable Tech

Nike makes fitness creative with Outdo You

In case sharing the stats from your five mile bike ride to work or your three mile jog through the park at lunchtime just isn’t enough any more, Nike has taken the social sharing of workout achievements one step further with its Outdo You campaign.

Samsung pursues smart health with Simband wearable tech

Still just a design concept, Samsung’s Simband is yet to be introduced to the market. However, like Apple, Google and Nike, the South Korean tech giant brings considerable clout to the wearable tech industry with its input. 

Solar charging on the move via your backpack

Stuck with a dead smartphone and no way to recharge it? Solofy is a wearable backpack that brings the capability to produce renewable energy to a personal level.

Sony uses YouTube to crowdsource Futurescapes

Building on the success of 2011’s Open Ideas, Sony partnered with Forum for the Future along with media outfits The Guardian, Wired and Economist Intelligence unit, and challenged the online community to imagine what the world of 2025 will look like and the role technology might play in creating a more sustai

Using virtual reality for oil & gas safety training

Orientation is a key part of working safely on oil rigs, in nuclear power plants and other high risk environments. This Oculus Rift emergency evacuation experience was developed for the oil and gas industry.

Withings has its fingers on the wearable health pulse

Using an integrated platform including sensory devices, multiple smartphone apps and a website, Withings’ Pulse and Activitie allow users to gain a more accurate assessment of the state of their body. Although sensory bracelets are not a uniquely Withings product, it has a few things up its sleeve to make its products pretty interesting.