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Intel and SMS Audio Address the Fitness Audio Market
By: Frank Griffin
The headphones plug in directly to a smartphone and it also powers the biometric monitoring capabilities of the unit without additional power source. It is IPX4 rated for protection against sweat and water, ensuring the headphones will continue opera… - 08/20/2014

Slap the Parrott Button and Go with VXi BlueParrott's new B350-XT
By: Steve Anderson
Bluetooth headsets have long been a mainstay of the wearable technology market, and in some ways, it was part of the beginning of said market. But now, a new device has come out in this market from VXi Corporation, the B350-XT, and this device is not… - 08/20/2014

The Next Exploding Market Could be Smartwatches
By: Steve Anderson
It's been said before that the wrist is prime real estate when it comes to the wearable technology market, and with good reason. It's immediately accessible for most users' eyes and hands alike, and about the only other space on the body that can do … - 08/20/2014

CCS Insight Predicts Over 250 Million Smart Wearables Will be in Use by 2018
By: Madhubanti Rudra
Projected to be the next big thing in Internet technology, wearable tech is set to be a multi-million dollar market by 2018. According to CCS Insight's new global forecast, 135 million smart wearable devices are likely to be shipped in 2018. Commandi… - 08/19/2014

Pebble Gets Some Extra Design Muscle from Former webOS TV Staff
By: Steve Anderson
But for now, smaller companies seem to be clearly making hay while the sun shines, so Apple and Google's entrance into the market is still a comparatively limited factor in the face of established products throughout the field. Naturally, only time w… - 08/19/2014

50 Cent's SMS Audio and Intel Collaborate in Developing Biometric Earbuds
By: David Gutbezahl
Music and entrepreneurship often go hand in hand, and if there is one name synonymous with this, it is Dr. Dre. Alongside music mogul Jimmy Lovine, Dr. Dre founded audio-technology company Beats. The two have been quite successful, attracting the att… - 08/18/2014

Moto 360 Smartwatch Appears Ahead of Official Rollout
By: Oliver VanDervoort
While some might think the wearable tech market is getting a bit saturated, there doesn't seem to be any shortage of companies who want to get a piece of the pie. The newest entry into this market appears to be the Moto 360, a $249 smartwatch that wa… - 08/18/2014

Wearable Tech Invented by 15-Year-Old Tracks Alzheimer's Patients
By: Michael Guta
The adage "Necessity is the mother of invention" can definitely be applied to 15-year-old New Yorker Kenneth Shinozuka, who created a device to ensure his family can keep track of his Alzheimer's-stricken grandfather. - 08/18/2014

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