Smartwatch shipments drop 32 percent in the second quarter

 According to new numbers posted by IDC, smartwatch shipments are down for the second quarter of this year, marking the first drop of its kind. And it’s not insignificant falloff … Continue Reading →


STYR Labs’ wearable fitness system features customized vitamin deliveries

 Nutrition has been something of a missing link in the world of heath wearables. At best, some devices feature a system that requires users to manually enter what they’ve eaten … Continue Reading →


The US women’s Olympic volleyball team is using a wearable by Vert to monitor jumps

 The road to the Rio Olympics for the U.S. women’s volleyball team has included grueling, six-hour practice sessions, sparking the need for players to train smart — not just hard. … Continue Reading →


The Canadian Army is testing out bionic knee braces

 Halifax-based Spring Loaded Technology announced today that it has delivered the first 60 in of a planned 190 bionic knee braces to the Canadian Army, part of a $1 million … Continue Reading →


The future of listening to music is feeling it, according to Timbaland

 Everyone likes a good vibration — which is why recording artist Timbaland teamed up with SubPac, a Los Angeles-based startup that has created a wearable device set to redefine entertainment … Continue Reading →


Oculus says Rift orders now ship in 2 – 4 days, all pre-orders have gone out

 Oculus says it has resolved its shipping delays to the point where new orders now she in two to four business days, which is a considerable improvement to where things … Continue Reading →


Oculus Connect 3 developer conference is October 5 – 7 in San Jose

 Oculus is running its third developer conference for people interested in building VR experiences. Oculus Connect 3 is (you guessed it) the third annual developer conference hosted by the company, … Continue Reading →


Furenexo’s SoundSense is a simple, open-source gadget that helps deaf people stay aware of their surroundings

 People with deafness have plenty of ways to navigate everyday situations as if they had no disability at all, but there are still situations that present dangers unique to them … Continue Reading →


MIT researchers develop wearable toxic gas sensor

 A team of four MIT researchers has developed a new wearable sensor that can detect toxic gases and talk to smartphones or other wireless devices to warn users when they … Continue Reading →


Oops! Wearables can leak your PINs and passwords

 The security nightmare posed by the Internet of Things isn’t just related to the lack of expertise in the types of companies adding connectivity to gizmos and gadgets. It’s the … Continue Reading →


Penn engineers’ start-up XEED puts wearables to work against Parkinson’s disease

 The internet of things, and wearables in particular, may not be quite living up to the hype, but it turns out they may be just the thing for people suffering … Continue Reading →


Penn students’ start-up XEED puts wearables to work against Parkinson’s disease

 The internet of things, and wearables in particular, may not be quite living up to the hype, but it turns out they may be just the thing for people suffering … Continue Reading →


Swatch’s Bellamy NFC payment watch is hitting Rio in time for the Olympics

 Sure, there are still plenty of hurdles left when it comes to pulling off the Olympics in Rio this summer, but paying for stuff apparently won’t be among them. Visa … Continue Reading →


The Atlas Wristband 2 offers an interesting but limited spin on fitness trackers

 It’s tough standing out in the increasingly overcrowded world of fitness trackers. Though, to be fair, standing out from the pack has never really been one of Atlas Wearables‘ issues. … Continue Reading →


Jabra is all talk with its Halo Smart Bluetooth earbuds

 At $80, the Jabra Halo Smart is in a bit of a gray area. It’s hardly what the majority of users would call “cheap,” but it still comes in well below … Continue Reading →


This is how anti-paparazzi clothing works

 If paparazzi have a right to take photos (they do) and newspapers are allowed to print photos taken by paparazzi (they do), it stands to reason that those in the … Continue Reading →


3D Knit Your Own Clothes with Kniterate

You might say that the relationship between textile production and computing has always been a little close-knit. Read more on MAKE The post 3D Knit Your Own Clothes with Kniterate appeared … Continue Reading →


What Shape of LED Should I Use for My Project?

There’s a wide variety of LEDs on the market, in different shapes and sizes. Choose your LED with these things in mind. Read more on MAKE The post What Shape … Continue Reading →