Wearable technology is the new craze. Designers are inventing A to Z from Apparels to fitness wear that can do everything from charging your mobile to filter the polluted air. The first generation wearable technology only provided functional benefits but with the changing trends, future is wide open for them. Today wearable tech is not only functional but highly fashionable too. You will find these gadgets being supported by those technological geeks who love to use the current fitness gadgets.
Life is too short to wear boring things is the new mantra and technology is the fashion of today. According to Gartner’s prediction, there will be substantial growth of about 68.1 million units of sales in the wearable electronic fitness devices. To achieve this massive target, the requirements and preferences should be given due consideration in order to cope with the recent evolving trends.
Let’s have a look at some of the most fashionable haute trends.
Searching things can be a troublesome task in a massive walk-in closet. A famous fashion designer Asher Levine, with the use of customized TrackR app, included tracking chips that enables owner to locate items with much ease. The man behind the Lady Gaga’s makeover partnered with ‘Phone Halo’, Bluetooth specialists for the chip.
2. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY IN AUTOMOTIVES
Our vehicle perhaps provides the best frame of mind to extract information from our wearables. In addition it can also analyses and adjust the carbon monoxide levels when there is huge traffic jam. It also detects and works in case of driver experiences sudden illness or attack. Thus wearable ensures on road safety of every one with better driving experience.
3. EYE TRACKING TECHNOLOGY
This innovative technique is introduced by the designer Ying Gao and it allows movement in the dresses when someone is looking at them. Now with the help of luminescent threads, you can make your attire glow.
4. AUDIO COUTURE
Now this sounds interesting. Isn’t it? A renowned hand bag designer, Rebecca Minkoff created four clutches that enable Stelle’s audio couture with the aid of encased speakers.
5. A MESSENGER SOCK
Now you can avail the facilities of your sock to sensor the activity from the foot of the wearer. The detectors can relay the information with the use of an App. For instance, it can track runner’s injurious movements and generates an alert instantly.
6. HEART RATE TRACKERS
Textronics has made a NuMetrix sports bar that can track user’s heart rate. The device snaps to the garment and is even more intelligent than smart socks.
7. ENHANCED DESIGNS
Moon Berlin, a Berlin-based label, uses a technology for the enhancement of its designs. The purpose is achieved by the use of soft circuit LEDs integrated with garment via rubber like materials.
8. GUIDING HELMETS
A DIY electronics and kits selling company, Adafruit has launched a navigation supported helmet that assists riders in determination of the directions. The process though is a bit complex without maps but definitely good news for all ‘on wheel’ folks.
9. ENVIRONMENT RESPONDENT CLOSET
This amazing idea is presented by Amy Winters, a famous Rainbow Winters designer. The clothing line focuses on making clothes that responds to the environment.
10. YOUR VERY OWN AIR-PURIFIER:-
Now you don’t have to worry about all that nasty air outside. Electrolux Design Lab Competition has come up with a unique idea of a wrist worn wearable that sucks up and purifies polluted air.
These little shiny gadgets may look like toys but these are something more than just battery operated jewelry. Future requires the merging requirements of both fashionistas and technology divas to bring the change. It’s now on us, the consumers that how much privacy we are willing to trade in return of these untouchable wearable techs.