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Wearable bracelet turns skin into touchscreen -- if it's real

If you've seen the video of the Cicret bracelet, it seems fascinating -- an armband that projects content displayed on your smartphone onto your arm. But it may be too good to be true.

Monday - 12/08/2014, 10:10am EST

Tags: Guillaume Pommier, Cicret Bracelet, Michael Chasen, SocialRadar, Neal Augenstein,

High-class label designs high-tech shirt

The U.S. Open, which began at Flushing Meadows this week, will test not only the world's best tennis players but the latest in wearable technology.

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 05:29am EDT

Tags: CNET, tennis, U.S. Open

Wearable technology: Smart shoes coming for the directionally challenged

A company in India has taken the next step in wearable technology by inventing a "smart shoe" that can help a pedestrian find their way around.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:37am EDT

Tags: Smart shoes

Wearable technology shaping healthcare

Wearable technology will play a major role in future healthcare, with easy-to-use technologies accomplishing tasks and allowing the sharing of data, according to medical experts.

Monday - 03/31/2014, 04:20am EDT

Tags: Debra Borchardt, the street, Neal Augenstein

Google Glass peers toward future of wearable computers

Google Glass isn't available to the public, but its development is sparking buzz and interest in the possibilities of wearable computers. WTOP gets a chance to experiment with Google Glass, thanks to Data Doctor Ken Colburn.

Thursday - 09/19/2013, 06:47am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, Google Glass, wearable computer

'Smart sock' soothes nervous new parents

Most parents can recall bringing a newborn baby home, nervously thinking "I don't see his chest moving - is he breathing?" A new "smart sock" sends heart rate and oxygen levels to a parent's smartphone.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Owlet Baby Care, Kurt Workman, pulse oximeter, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome