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Wearable Technology

STYLE
Pauline van Dongen
Wearable technology is so more than just watches and wristbands—and Pauline van Dongen is seeing to that. In fact, the Dutch designer goes so far as employing photovoltaic sciences and solar energy in the materials of her future-forward clothing, all...
TECH
Recon Instruments: Jet Smart Glasses
Wearable technology presents no shortage of possibilities, applications, innovations and, of course, challenges. Though Google has put Glass on hold (for now), other more specialized tech-enabled eyewear concepts are becoming very real consumer products...
TECH
Kaho Abe of the NYU Game Innovation Lab
In anticipation of NYU's Brooklyn Polytechnic artist-in-residence Kaho Abe's presentation at Kill Screen's upcoming Two5six conference, we visited the one-time fashion designer, then wearable technology pioneer, now game developer on campus. The...
TECH
Interview: Neil Harbisson
While the term "wearable technology" might make you think of a fitness tracker or Dick Tracy-esque talking wristwatch, Barcelona-based artist Neil Harbisson wears an antenna that is permanently implanted in his head. Diagnosed with achromatopsia...
TECH
Charged: Afterguard
Racing out on the ocean, the wind can whip mercilessly and consistently, throwing an endless barrage of sea-spray and hurtling your craft faster than its sails and keel can handle. Other times, a swirling gust changes directions without notice or...
TECH
The Span Watch from Box Clever
With their new proposed timepiece, design firm Box Clever offers up a refined amalgamation of what we love in analog watches and what we've come to expect from modern technology. A jump hour, quartz-driven timekeeping unit operates the hour hand...
DESIGN
Charged: Lucy McRae
If Lady Gaga were to give up the music and focus solely on design she might look a lot like Lucy McRae, whose artistic biotech-tinged productions make today's wearable technology look like candy bracelets. The self-proclaimed "body architect's" creations...
TECH
Trax
With the recent release of its teeny yet powerful Trax realtime GPS solution, start-up Wonder Technology Solutions joins a growing list of Swedish wearables-focused companies with roots in the crowdfunding system. The successfully Kickstarted Trax...
TECH
Nike FuelBand
Data analysis is no longer just a practice for economists or statistics-hungry infographic designers. Thanks to technology at large, anyone can easily track every aspect of their existence to create a personalized numerical evaluation—a quantified...
TECH
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Omni Heat Electric
Advertorial content: Given the opportunity to create a video with Columbia Sportswear we were excited to get a behind-the-scenes look at the innovation at the core of the brand's philosophy. We took a trip out to Portland, Oregon and spent some...