10 Must-see wearable tech gadgets that can actually improve your productivity

Want to improve your life? Then you might want to invest in a wearable. Today's wearable tech does so much more than count your steps. These devices can give you the information you need to make decisions about your health and lifestyle, and you don't need a doctor to interpret the results. Check out this blog post to see what we mean.

10 Must-see wearable tech gadgets that can actually improve your productivity
Best wearable tech gadgets to improve your productivity

Wearable tech has made leaps and bounds in the past year. Whereas the most popular wearables once focused on fitness and smartphone connectivity, they can now take your temperature, walk you through workouts, and even help relieve pain. They’re more than just cool connected devices. These wearable tech gadgets can actually improve your life.

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From a wearable robotic orthosis that lets you move free of knee pain to a smartwatch that keeps an eye on your blood oxygen levels, these gadgets are quickly becoming essential tools for staying healthy and comfortable. Let’s have a look at some of our recent favorites.

1. A wearable robotic orthosis gives knee pain sufferers extra support while they move.

If you suffer from knee pain, you count every step you take. But the Roam Robotics Ascend wearable robotic orthosis can change that. It’s a nonsurgical way to improve mobility and help with several specific conditions. Interestingly, sensors detect your intentions to extend and flex the knee and make up for weakness.

Learn more about how to get this gadget from the official website.

2. This fitness smartwatch is like having a personal trainer on your arm; it takes you through workouts and monitors your health throughout the day.

Garmin Venu 2 in a video

The Garmin Venu 2 fitness smartwatch is one of those wearable tech gadgets that actually improves your life because it takes charge of your health. Seriously, this fitness watch has yoga, pilates, HIIT, and strength workouts that you can watch on the AMOLED display. When you’re not working out, the two-minute health sessions record your health stats.

Get it for $399.99 from the official website.

3. A health smartwatch helps you make your health a priority by tracking your mental and physical well-being.

Mobvoi TicWatch GTH health smartwatch
Mobvoi TicWatch GTH on a wrist

You’ve got to take care of your health, and the Mobvoi TicWatch GTH health smartwatch can help. It comes with powerful sensors that keep tabs on things like your blood oxygen levels, skin temperature, heart rate, sleep quality, and more. It even comes with 14 workout modes. When it detects increased stress levels, it provides guided breathing exercises.

Get it for $79.99 on the company’s official website.

4. A focus-improving wearable is great for professionals who want to give work their full attention, wherever they are.

Whether you work in a noisy office or at home, it can be difficult to focus on your tasks. The Neurosity Crown focusing wearable can help you concentrate. This wearable tech captures your brainwave data and personalizes how it works for you. Through music, lighting, and more, this gadget creates your ideal surroundings for work.

Get it for $899 on the official website.

5. A wearable patch combines acupuncture with light therapy to ease chronic pain and even improve sleep.

If you have chronic pain or don’t sleep well, the Taopatch wellness device is one of those wearable tech gadgets that can actually improve your life. It turns your body heat into therapeutic wavelengths of light. The patch sends these wavelengths to specific points on the body, aiding communication between the central nervous system and the rest of the body.

Get it for $249 on the official website.

6. A snoring relief band is necessary if your partner moves to the sofa to block out your midnight symphony.

Philips SmartSleep in a video

Snoring is a frustrating problem because there’s not much you can do to prevent it. Or maybe there is. The Philips SmartSleep Snoring Relief Band can alert you before you start snoring. That way, you never disturb anyone. Just wear it around your torso to know when you need to switch to sleeping on your side.

Get it for $139.95 on the official website.

7. A pair of smart glasses protects your eyes from blue light while you game and compute. They even let you answer calls hands-free.

Razer Anzu open-ear audio smart glasses
Razer Anzu on a user

If you stare at screens for the greater part of your day, you’re going to love the Razer Anzu open-ear audio smart glasses. The lenses filter blue light to protect your eye health while you work and game, which is definitely something that’s going to improve your life. They’ll also let you answer your calls hands-free thanks to the built-in microphone and speakers.

Get them for $199.99 on the official website.

8. A heart rate monitor lets you see exactly how hard you’re pushing yourself during your workouts.

Polar Verity Sense optical heart rate monitor
Polar Verity Sense during a workout

The Polar Verity Sense optical heart rate monitor made our list of wearable tech gadgets that actually improve your life because it helps you push your workout to the next level. It tracks your heart rate while you exercise and gives you both real-time and in-app data.

Get it for $89.95 on the official website.

9. A sleep analysis tool gives you all the stats on your Zs.

Wearable tech gadgets that can actually improve your life TatchSleep Kit at-home sleep analysis tool
TatchSleep Kit in a person’s hand

If you want more information on how you sleep, the TatchSleep Kit at-home sleep analysis tool is a wearable tech gadget that can help. Its patches measure snoring, respiration, oxygen, and more. And they’re so soft that you won’t even feel them. Best of all, they connect to your iPhone and give you a virtual consultation with a sleep specialist.

This gadget’s price is TBA. Learn more about it on the official website.

10. A wearable temperature controller keeps you comfortable if you’re always too hot or cold.

Sony REON POCKET 2 wearable temperature controller
Sony REON POCKET 2 in use

Are you constantly boiling in the summer or shivering in the winter? That won’t be a problem anymore thanks to the Sony REON POCKET 2 wearable temperature controller. It has four hot and four cold levels, so you can always be at your ideal temperature. It’s comfortable to wear and is great for daily use, outings, and light exercise.

Get it for $135.89 on the official website.

Are you ready to improve your life with any of these wearable tech devices? We’re quite partial to that fitness smartwatch with all the workouts. Let us know in the comments which of these gadgets you like the most.

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