Wearable Computing

How haptics will transform your gadgets

Haptics have been part of consumer electronics for a long time. When you put your smartphone on "vibrate," or when you play first-person shooters on Xbox, those vibrations are called haptics.

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How wearable computing could change marketing

Dick Tracy soon won’t be the only one with a fancy watch. Tech companies are developing wearable computing devices for the masses, opening a new channel for marketers to reach customers and collect their data.

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Google Glass marketers focus on transparency

Google’s Glass marketing group is focusing on being transparent with consumers, and is trying to address the privacy concerns with its wearable technology, according to Google Glass marketing director, Ed Sanders.

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GS1 demonstrates barcode scanning using Google Glass

Barcode scanning and Google Glass shared centre stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week when GS1 demonstrated consumers scanning barcodes and accessing information using the new wearable device.

Reports: Google close to manufacturing a smartwatch

Google could be a few months away from mass production of a smartwatch, a move that would put it in competition with vendors Pebble Technology, Sony and Samsung Electronics, according to media reports. Apple is widely expected to enter the fray soon as well.

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Galaxy Glass? Samsung files patent for smart spectacles

Samsung gets criticised for copyingApple's design techniques,colour choices, and even unannounced products, but the iPhone maker isn't the only company Samsung is willing to imitate. The Korea-based electronics maker has apparently set its sight on creating its own version of Google Glass.

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Wearable devices help marketers 'join the dots'

Wearable computing provides great opportunities for marketers to reach customers with more relevant advertising, so long as the user’s privacy is respected, according to Christian DeFeo, eSupplier manager at electronics distributor Newark element14.

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