Experts predict that in the near future, people will not carry their tech gadgets but will actually wear them. In fact, wearable tech has already become one of the hottest trends in 2014. This particular technology is quickly changing the way people exercise, communicate, socialize and how the society operates in general. From smartwatches to unbelievably sophisticated tech glasses, there are endless examples of how wearable technology is impacting daily life.
Following are the top ten hottest wearable gadgets that look likely to take the world by storm in 2014.
1. Fitbit Force
The Fitbit Force is the latest addition to the already outstanding series of fitness trackers by Fitbit. This hyper and subtly designed wristband allows wearers to check total steps taken, distance travelled and calories burned in a day. It even enables users to keep a log of sleep patterns, food intake and various health information such as blood pressure.
iWallet will be a great device for the people who are overwhelmed by the security concerns. It is a revolutionary, biometric locking wallet in which you can store credit cards, cash and other personal information with the help of a latest cutting edge technology. Pickpockets need to beware of this device because your smartphone will automatically sound if it happens to be 15 feet apart from iWallet.
The Lupo gave a good account of itself in the first ever Wearable Technology Show hosted by West London’s Olympia center. It is a “lost and found” digital gadget for your smartphone and quite different from many other similar looking devices. It not only the acts as tracker and alarm whenever your mobile goes missing but you can use it to lock your screen and control the flicking and clicking through presentations.
4. Sony Core
You can carry Sony Core with you and can also attach it to other wearable devices. It is a tiny sensor that helps you to monitor your physical activities, keep track of your lifestyle and record some important ‘life events.’ You can sync the Core with a cool Android device to relish your glorious personal history by watching it on a side-scrolling timeline.
5. JayBird Reign
Jaybird Reign helps you live a healthy life because it keeps track of your physical activities and rest patterns and monitors your health on daily basis. It also has an exciting Go-Zone features which indicates when you should get more active. Similarly, it can also advise you to take some rest if you are already in Go-Zone range and on a right path to healthier lifestyle.
6. Magellan Echo Wrist Band
Unlike other similar wristbands, Magellan Echo only enables you to control various fitness apps running on your smartphone. It is compatible with applications such as iSmooth Run, Wahoo Fitness, Strava and Map My Run etc. It is relatively low cost and uses an ordinary CR2023 coin battery that further reduces your expenditures.
7. Vuzix M100 Smart Glasses
These smart glasses are similar to Google Glass in function. The device runs on Android 4.0 and comes with 4 GB of storage, Wi-Fi and GPS. You can connect it to the smartphone through Bluetooth to launch various apps. It displays everything right in front of your eyes on a 800X400 pixel screen. It is a great wearable gadget allowing you to understand the actual concept of augmented reality.
8. Interactive T-Shirts
Geeky T-shirts is an old fashioned but if you complete them with some electronics and switch off the light, they will react to sounds around you and will virtually dance on your chest to give you an experience of your lifetime.
9. Swarovski USB Necklace
This particular wearable gadget exudes an extremely classy vibe unlike other out-of-the-ordinary flash drives. It is a continuation of the already famous series of crystal studded USB drives by Swarovski and becomes a perfect gift for you tech girl on all occasions. Furthermore, it endorses the opinion that tech gadgets can be sophisticated and classy simultaneously.
10. Google Smartwatch
Google is no doubt, the biggest digital company in the world and they have yet again come up with an exceptional wearable gadget, the Google Smartwatch. The smartwatch comes with an amazing interface that enables wearers to swipe between various applications such your Google+ account, weather info, calendar and time. This futuristic watch tops our list because it is backed by Google and offers endless opportunities to the users.