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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘wearable tech’

Pornhub’s Wankband Is the Perfect Wearable Device, or at Least a Great Metaphor

This is an article about something Pornhub is doing, so it’s slightly NSFW Start jacking on. Thats the pitch from leading internet porn site Pornhub, who thinks they’ve solved a problem involving wasted energy. The site has introduced its first product, a wearable device with subtle branding called Wankband. According to Pornhub, the band creates power when moved in an …

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Google Glass Is Now Officially Banned in Theaters, Shockingly

In oh, no shit news, commonly out-of-touch organization the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners have updated their little rulebook, inserting language that specifically bans wearable tech like Google Glass. Since the MPAA and NATO have always banned possible recording devices (like cellphones) inside theaters, this can come as a shock to no one. …

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Med School Promises Full Google Glass Integration

While there are plenty of settings where wearable tech like Google Glass is rather inappropriate and can make you, well, look like a tool, it’s becoming more clear that one place it could find a home is in the medical community. Doctors with Glass? Makes sense. Last June, Google Glass was used during surgery for the first time ever, and …

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Wearable Tech Gets Its Own Amazon Store

Amazon has decided to organize all of the wearable technology offered on its marketplace into one convenient location–a new Wearable Tech store. “Wearable technology is an exciting category with rapid innovation and our customers are increasingly coming to Amazon to shop and learn about these devices,” said John Nemeth, Director of Wireless and Mobile Electronics at Amazon. “We’re thrilled to …

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90 Million Wearable Devices to Ship This Year

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was full of new wearable computing products from a wide variety of tech companies. It’s clear that those companies are banking on devices such as smart watches as being the next big growth segment for the tech industry, and they may not be entirely wrong. Market research firm ABI Research today released a report …

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The Future of Wearable Electronics Predicted in White Paper

For almost one year now, tech companies and clothing companies alike have been debuting their new smart watches or wristbands. These companies are betting on wrist-wear as the next big growth market in tech. At the same time, industry watchers and analysts are looking for smart watches to be the vanguard of a coming wearable electronics revolution that will change …

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The Sacramento Kings Are Putting Google Glass on Their Players, Mascot, and Dancers

The Sacramento Kings are officially the tech geeks of the sports world. Just a few days ago, the Kings organization became the first professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin (people to purchase tickets and merch with the digital currency). Now, they’re strapping Google Glass on people and broadcasting the action on their jumbotron. From the Kings: The technology will allow …

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Guy Wears Google Glass at a Movie, Shocked When Hassled by Feds

As the debate rages on concerning where you can and cannot operate Google’s new nerd goggles, Google Glass, can we at least agree on something – it’s probably best to leave them out of the movie theater? This is not a piracy argument, and it’s not an argument for or against any tactics law enforcement may or may not have …

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Woman Ticketed for Driving with Google Glass Wins in Court

The California woman who was recently ticketed for wearing Google Glass while driving (the first such citation in the country) has been let off the hook. A court dismissed Cecilia Abadie’s ticket on Thursday afternoon, saying that there was no proof that her Google Glass was actually operating when she was pulled over. The officer that cited Abadie back in …

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