WEAR Conference Rounds Up 10 Newcomers from CES 2016
L’Oreal My UV Patch
L’Oreal Group’s dermatological skincare brand, La Roche-Posay, released the first-ever stretchable skin sensor for monitoring UV exposure. My UV Patch was developed in collaboration with MC10, Inc, the stretchable electronics company.
Omron Healthcare’s Project Zero Blood Pressure Monitor
Wrist and upper arm connected Blood Pressure monitors with a matching OMRON Connect App. Sleek form factor with discrete tracking, as well as the ability to provide sleep data and physical activity tracking.
Why wear it on your wrist when you can have it in your ear? The world’s first wireless smart earphones do more than just play music (though they do that well too,) providing biometric sensing, coaching, call handling and more.
A smart sports bra designed to revolutionize the experience of running. High tech design and top-notch comfort with the biometrics you expect from your smart fitness product like cadence, distance, pace, heart rate monitoring and calories burned, plus new and useful measures like running economy, breathing rhythm, fatigue, effort and coaching built right in. Set targets before your run and the OMbra helps you reach them.
The home virtual reality headset that you’ve been waiting for is finally available. The Rift headset promises to pair with your high-end gaming PC and transport you to a whole new world.
TipTalk is a smart strap for traditional watches adding fitness tracking, notifications and calling features to any watch and lets you take calls by pressing your finger into your ear.
Smart monitoring system electronically monitors medication usage, calls home if it senses the bottles haven’t moved, and then alerts family if the call isn’t answered. Peace of mind for caregivers.
Under Armour Gemini 2 Sneakers
Connected fitness for your feet, Under Armour’s new smart sneakers track distance, pace and stride without a smartphone.
Fitbit Blaze smartwatch features a touchscreen, multiple leather and stainless bands. Tracks fitness metrics, allows you to answer (or reject) phone calls, check out text messages and receive some alerts.
Samsung C&T Smart Suit
Samsung C&T Fashion Division debuts a new line of wearables at CES 2016, including a solar charging bags, and other smart wear including a belt. Our personal favorite was the Rogatis Smart Suit, with an NFC tag embedded in the sleeve button.