11 Impressive wearables that will change your life for the better
From smartwatches to smart clothing, wearable technology has changed the way the world functions. For better or worse, they keep us connected, informed, and striving for greatness.
- What’s the first wearable? We’d say the first calculator watch from Sony in 1975. The first modern wearable would be the first wireless headset thanks to the discovery of Bluetooth in 2002.
- Do fitness trackers make you healthier? No – but they do give you key insight and data to help and encourage you to make informed decisions.
- Are wearables mostly for sports? There’s actually a wearable for just about everything – check out our Wearables category to see them all!
Innovation has always propelled us to new standards of technology. Less than a decade ago, a fitness tracker simply counted your steps or monitored your heart rate. Now, they can pay for your meal at a restaurant.
Wearable technology has become the norm and has even transcended our wrists to make our lives better and easier. Here are 10 impressive wearables you’ve got to see.
blö Wearable Cooling Device and Diffuser
There’s nothing worse than being unable to avoid the hot heat of the summer. That’s where blö comes in. Clipping to your clothes or gear, it delivers cool air that can bring you down 6 degrees in just two minutes. You’ve got the choice of low, regular, or turbo modes to cool you down in a pinch.
Levi’s x Google Jacquard Commuter Trucker Jacket
Combining the style of Levi’s with the brains of Google, this smart jean jacket keeps you connected to the world around you. The built-in Google Jacquard module is located on the left forearm and syncs with your smartphone so you can do anything from control your music to get directions.
UPRIGHT GO Posture Device
Tracking your posture and habits over time, the UPRIGHT GO sends a gentle vibration to remind you to sit up. As a result, it trains your body to recognize its poor posture. You’ll see a difference in as little as two weeks.
Airo Stress Tracking Wristband
As stress is linked to six leading causes of death, keeping it in check is imperative. Airo tracks your stress from your wrist and logs your daily levels. From there, you can use the app to determine and eliminate any triggers, helping you live a happier life.
Sharkbanz Shark Deterrent Band
Exploring the open ocean is nothing short of beautiful, but possible shark attacks are not. Sharkbanz stays on your wrist or ankle and disrupts a shark’s sensitive electroreceptors by emitting an electromagnetic field. This technology deters an investigative shark while keeping the user safe without harming the shark.
FOCI Focus Enhancing Wearable
Worn on your waist, FOCI captures your cognitive states and uses a stream of colored orbs to represent each state so you can see your mind and understand yourself better. When you lose focus, Mind Orb switches color right away. This increased self-awareness enables you to stay on track and focused.
Flow Air Quality Wearable
Attaching to your clothing or your gear, Flow conceals a powerful air sensor. The wearable can measure dust, exhaust fumes, harmful gases, and even household chemicals. The data is then added to a real-time pollution map, which you can use to avoid pollution-heavy areas.
Nopixgo Mosquito Protection Wristband
Nopixgo simulates natural electromagnetic waves and fields, similar to atmospheric discharges during a thunderstorm. Mosquitoes perceive those signals as a threat and hide instead of biting. Best of all, it’s harmless to you, your pets, and the environment and provides a 2-meter protection radius.
Fitbit Charge 3 Advanced Fitness Tracker
The latest Fitbit is the Charge 3 which goes above and beyond the call of tracking. It offers 24/7 heart rate monitoring along with all-day calorie burn, steps, and sleep. It even tracks female health to give you an unprecedented level of understanding.
EverSleep Smart Sleep Tracker
This 5-in-1 system attaches easily to your wrist and connects to your ring finger. Answer a few questions in the app and EverSleep will track 20 different metrics. You can begin to interpret snoring, identify insomnia, monitor your breathing, and more for the best sleep of your life.
Do you own a wearable that you just can’t live without? Let us know in the comments!
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