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Whatever happened to Google Glass?

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In 2012 Google Glass launched and like everyone else in the tech world we were glued to social media networks and online mentions of the technology. Wearable tech has always been a thing but Glass seemed to make it so real that everyone was going to have one. The wearable tech scene and industry probably […]

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NXP and BRAGI Demonstrate World’s First Smart, Truly Wireless Earphones

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BRAGI, a European-based earphone manufacturer, is the world’s first company to release smart, truly wireless earphones, based on NXP’s NFMI transceiver technology and its Kinetis K24 microcontroller. BRAGI’s DASH— a completely wireless hearable– offers consumers a cord-free experience with freedom of movement, maximum comfort and high quality sound. The DASH combines three essential features into […]

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Samsung Canada Introduces the First Consumer Edition of Gear VR, Powered by Oculus

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Samsung Electronics Canada, one of the leading suppliers of mobile phones in the Canadian marketplace, announced today the Canadian availability of its first Gear VR Consumer Edition.  Powered by Oculus, the new Samsung Gear VR broadens the accessibility of virtual reality and offers Canadians the opportunity to immerse themselves in new worlds, games and experiences […]

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The mobile health industry is booming

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The Mobile and Wearable Sensor Industry Projections The demand for wearable sensors resulted in the sale of 67 million units in 2013. By 2019, the worldwide market is seen to jump nearly seven-fold to 466 million units. Shipments of sensors for smart watches will surge by almost 600% in 2015 on the strength of new […]

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Recon’s Jet hits the road

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On April 16 local tech company Recon Instruments announced that its Jet was shipping. As someone who has followed this company for a while, I was happy to hear that the Jet is now available. The wearable tech field has become a hot one over the last few years with company’s such as Apple, Samsung, […]

 
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