Blog - wearable technology

  • January 08, 2015

    Fashion Tech: What Intel MICA Means for Wearable Tech in 2015

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Intel pulled out all of the stops when debuting their new smartwatch, MICA (My Intelligent Communication Accessory) , displayed like a piece of art in a glass case at IDF 2014. And in a way, MICA is a piece of art, doing away with the overtly digital design offerings available from Samsung and Motorola. Instead, […]

  • January 07, 2015

    Jumpy: 5 Things Kid-Centric Smartwatches Teach us about Wearable Tech

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Although it failed to reach its $100K goal on Kickstarter, Jumpy – the smartwatch designed especially for kids – is still in the pipeline for Taipai-based startup JoyRay.  And with Jumpy’s design comes a new set of capabilities for smartwatches; and they’re not just child’s play.

  • November 12, 2014

    New Wave eLearning: How Wearable Tech Could Change Everything

    By: Andrew Fayad

    You’ve heard it so often that it has become background noise: Google Glass and other wearable tech will change the world. Sure, it might work for international businessmen or tech savvy hipsters, but will wearable tech go mainstream for eLearning companies and L&D pros? Will wearable tech and eLearning ever be a thing? App availability and training budgets haven’t […]

  • September 30, 2014

    Trending Now: Wearable Tech’s Impact on eLearning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Don’t make the mistake of dismissing wearable tech as a passing trend: According to Juniper Research, 13 million wearable tech devices were shipped to lucky consumers. By 2018? That number skyrockets to 180 million. While the idea of first-person simulation and virtual reality might still sound a little like Back to the Future to the average learner, […]

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