With greater advancements in technology, Gadgets are becoming more sophisticated and advanced. The best part about gadgets is that they are also tools that you can use to express yourself, your style and your personality.
People these days actually give you an entire character of their own by looking at what sort of a cellphone you have or what laptop you use or whether or not you have a tablet and they haven’t even spoken with you yet. Very soon, the days of small gadgets will be over too and the world will transcend into gadgets that you will be able to wear. We are already gearing towards them.
To get you acquainted with what sort of gadgets you can wear and what functionality is available, we compiled a list of wearable gadgets that should be of interest to you.
Some of these gadgets are under development and most of these are already available in the market. If we missed any out, please let us know in the comments section.
This particular device is a beautiful ring and also a headset. You twist the ring and it turns into a headset and vice versa. You can use it to make hands-free calls. It comes in a deluxe edition that features caller ID, text messaging and calendar reminders.
The ring itself is beautiful and you can see a horizontal streaming message for caller IDs or event reminders and whatnot.
Athletes always want to improve themselves, and with this pair of Nike Hyperdunk+, basketball players can monitor their speed, jump height and their overall game performance. There are sensors on the shoe that transmit information to your smartphone via bluetooth.
You can even record videos of the play, then watch the videos with the matching display on screen. The videos and your stats can be shared on social media, or can be used to monitor your progress.
This is an R&D project by Google to develop an augmented reality head-mounted display. It would display information in smartphone-like format and should be interactive with the ability to recognize voice commands as well.
It will also feature the ability to interact with the internet. It is being developed by Google X Lab. Let’s see how this turns out to be. Should be interesting.
The Pebble is a watch that is paired with your iPhone or Android phone via Bluetooth. You can then receive push notifications such as Facebook messages and alerts for calls, messages and email. The magic behind the Pebble is that it is highly customizable and is great for use in the outdoors.
The E-paper technology ensures that you don’t have to fuss with the brightness of the display, and while you jog with it, you can toggle your music, track your distance and running time, and still receive alerts. To use it, you need to download the Pebble app into your smartphone but if you are feeling adventurous, there is an SDK for this watch, available at their blog.
Similar to the USB necklace, these cufflinks give a professional look to an already clean and formal look. Each cufflink carries 2 GB worth of storage, and is also available in gold and gunmetal.
To personalize this even further, there is an engraving service where you can put a monogram of up to 8 characters (pick from a range of fonts) on your cufflinks for only $8.00. Finally, a flash drive you can put your name on, at $100.00 a pair.
While this may just be a concept, this is a fairly good one. You can wear this transparent watch on any one of your thumbnails (left or right) that’s up to you. It is more useful to those who do not wear watches and rely on their cellphones to keep a track of time.
Also in winters when your wristwatch is buried under hundreds of layers, looking at time on your thumb is pretty convenient. The time illuminates on command.
This guy here is made of synthetic materials and is perfectly ideal for monitoring calorie burning which will obviously help you in weight loss.
It is recommended by professional athletes and it fits perfectly on your wrist. It is a handy little gadget if you are into working out and staying fit.
This particular gadget has everything to do with your health. It came out somewhere in 2011 and it is supposed to be one of those health gadgets that you should own. It uses motion sensors to detect your movements and algorithms to chart your sleep patterns.
The best part is that it should be able to wake you up at the optimal time during your sleep cycle. You can also share your progress on social networking sites. It also tracks your food habits by maintaining a journal.
Of the many out-of-the-ordinary flash drives, this one gives off a positive, almost classy vibe. Part of a line of crystal-studded USB drives, this 4GB USB necklace by Swarovski is proof that tech can also be sophisticated and elegant at the same time.
At a price tag of $75.00, the necklace is also available in Violet and Light Rose. This two-part heart-shaped necklace is the perfect Valentine’s day gift for the tech girl in your life.
If you think these are some 3D video goggles you might want to think again. What’s unique about these bad boys is that they track your head’s pitch, roll and yaw. That means if the games are compatible, the glasses should offer virtual reality.
Which means you can actually turn your head around to look around in the actual game so for example if you are playing CoD, you actually turn your face to face the enemy and kill them. Takes some practice, but it’s really accurate.
You can wear this camera anywhere you want on your body but make sure the lens has a clear view. This guy documents your life so what it does is that it takes pictures every thirty seconds. The camera is 5.0 megapixels and offers no controls whatsoever.
The built-in GPS should be able to tag your picture with a location stamp and then these photos can be shared online even. This is an elaborate picture book of your everyday life.
Geeky T-shirts aren’t exactly new, but put in some electronics, a few AA batteries, turn down the lights and you can actually have an equalizer dancing on your chest, reacting to the sounds around you.
This is a very small sensor that you can wear. It should be able to keep track of how much you exercise each day. The sensor is placed in an aluminum body which is roughly the size of a quarter. It tracks walking, swimming and even bicycling.
To top it off, there is an LED light that should indicate how close you are to reach your daily goal. You can even monitor the progress on a smartphone application.
Well, this particular gadget is not for everyone of course. This one has been made up to the military standards which is able to withstand extreme electromagnetic environments. It has an LED to display the keys for the night time.
You can kiss your virtual keyboard goodbye and start wearing this awesome keyboard right on your wrist. It gives a really cool look too when you are using it.
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