WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY TAKES ROOT WITH GOOGLE GLASS

Is the iWatch Going To Be Rectangular In Shape?

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Is the iWatch Going To Be Rectangular In Shape? | GlassRoots.in
Specs and diagrams that supposedly depict the imminent Apple iWatch have appeared on Reddit. According to the information and images, the device will have a flexible touch display, be equipped with Siri and will be waterproof to more than 60 feet.

The post says the iWatch will have a microphone and speaker, presumably for using voice command and getting feedback, but possibly to take phone calls as well. No less than eight(!) models will be introduced, in four colors and two sizes. The battery is said to last “over a day.” Apple is supposedly scheduled to begin the iWatch production run in January.

  

Smartwatches Are Merely a Step In Technology’s Great Disappearing Act

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Smartwatches Are Merely a Step In Technology’s Great Disappearing Act | GlassRoots.in
When the first Samsung smartwatch was released last year, there was a collective groan. It looked like a smartphone for your wrist, boasting a fraction of the capability. It was huge, heavy, and ugly. A calculator watch without the kitsch.

For all the hype about wearable technology—the emerging class of miniature devices worn on the body—it wasn’t terribly exciting.

  

Google Glass is Getting a Second Look from Businesses

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Google Glass is Getting a Second Look from Businesses | GlassRoots.in
Remote workers on oil rigs can now get detailed visual instructions broadcast on Glass, or a comparable product, from an expert 1,000 miles away. Manufacturing workers can pull up relevant information on their smart glasses about the products they’re building without ever having to use their hands. Doctors can get instant access to your medical records without cutting into the amount of doctor-patient face time.

These efforts are unlocking new potential for Glass and proving that the product is anything but a gimmick.

  

It’ Not A Bracelet. It’s A Wearable Device Charger

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It' Not A Bracelet. It's A Wearable Device Charger | GlassRoots.in
Wearable devices are increasingly seen as tools primarily designed to track your life, but a new entrant into the category has a far more practical mission: charging your devices.

The QBracelet looks like a stylish piece of wrist candy, but is in fact a portable charger capable of delivering juice to your iPhone or Android device.