The comprehensive wearable tech list – from cradle to grave, from wrists to flights

The comprehensive wearable tech list - from cradle to grave, from wrists to flights

There’s wearable tech for everybody! From cradle to grave, from humans to beasts and from your wrists to drones that hover over you – you name it, the wearable tech world has it! With Samsung predicting a festive boom for wearable tech and almost £105 million in spending on over a million different devices in UK alone, it would actually be good to get yourself equipped with all the wearable tech devices out there in the market. And if you’re not sure if this is the thing for you, here are 5 ways to tell if you’re ready for the age of lifelogging. So without further ado, here’s a comprehensive list of wearable tech that we’d like to share with you!

For the little ones

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  1. Mimo Baby Starter Kit ($200)
    • The Mimo kimono is made of soft cotton with respiration sensors that sends information from the Turtle via Bluetooth to the Lilypad, which then relays that data and live audio through the cloud to your connected smart device.
  2. LeapFrog LeapBand ($40)
    • LeapFrog LeapBand tracks activity and provides physical challenges.
  3. Kidizoom Smartwatch ($60)
    • Kidizoom is a smart watch that lets young photographers take photos and videos, as well as play mini learning games on the go.
  4. Sqord ($34.95)
    • Sqord is your online world powered by real-world play.
  5. Filip ($99.99), KizonTinitell ($199)
    • Filip, Kizon and Tinitell are wearable phones and locator for kids.

Read more: The Cutest Wearable Tech For 21st Century Kids and 3 On Your Side: Wearable Tech Devices For Kids

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For the young adults / fitness enthusiasts

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  1. Microsoft Band ($199)
  2. FitBit Flex ($99.95)
  3. Jawbone UP ($129.99)
  4. Garmin Vivosmart ($170)
  5. Samsung Gear Fit ($149.99)
  6. Nike+ Fuelband SE ($149)
  7. Lenovo Smartband SW-B100
  8. Xiaomi Mi Band ($13)

Read more: Prevent Holiday Weight Gain: 5 Best Wearable Fitness Gadgets and 3 unreleased smart watches that could steal a space on your wrist

For those in need

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  1. Open Bionics 3D-printed prosthetic hand
    • Users will be able to grasp and manipulate objects, operate the fingers individually, and even type on a keyboard in response to muscle movements in the wearer’s forearm.
  2. The Inner You (INYU)
    • INYU tracks Electrocardiogram (ECG), breathing and key vital signs of users, so that they can get timely feedback from the doctor.
  3. Conor Walsh’s robotic exosuit
    • Conor Walsh’s robotic exosuit is a soft textile garment designed to enhance a human’s natural mobility.
  4. Darma
    • Darma is a smart cushion that monitors your posture, sitting habits, stress level, and coaches you to sit better.

Read more: The Inner You, A Wearable That Can Track The Status Of Your Heart, Both Emotionally And Medically

For your pets

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  1. North Carolina State University’s wearable tech for dogs
    • The harness is fitted with sensors to monitor a dog’s posture and vital signs, which could also be used to help with training or to gather data
  2. Fitbark ($69) and Whistle ($99.95)
    • Activity tracker for dogs.
  3. Voyce
    • Health tracker for dogs.
  4. Eyenimal ($99)
    • Wearable camera for pets.
  5. StickNFind ($49.99) and Tagg ($99.95)
    • Location tracker for pets.
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From wrists to drones

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And here’s a wrist wearable with a twist – NIXIE is the first wearable and flyable camera. This means that NIXIE’s wrist straps unfolds to create a quadcopter that flies, takes photos or video, then comes back to you. As the winner of Intel’s “Make It Wearable” contest this year, NIXIE is currently still in developmental stage but we thought it’d be interesting to keep watch on this wearable and flyable camera before it soars out of sight.

Read more: Wrist Drones, Robotic Hands, Smart Pendants: The Future of Wearable Tech Has Arrived

If all else fails…

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Well, if none of the wearable tech devices that we’ve shared today appeals to you, you could try building your very own self-monitoring device or … here’s one that absolutely stole our heart – wearable Marvel sleeping bags. Get them today!

Read more: Wearable Marvel Sleeping Bags Prep You For Some Really Heroic Dreams

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