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.klatz Smartwatch and Handset
While fashion often takes a backseat to function, or vice versa, in wearable tech, Ukraine's .klatz is hoping to change that with their smartwatch and handset. They've revisited the bracelet form, but unlike Nike's FuelBand, this accessory is style...
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Ralph Lauren's Polo Tech Shirt
The wearable tech field just got a little bit more elegant, thanks to Ralph Lauren. The American luxury giant debuts the Polo Tech shirt at the 2014 US Open, where several ball boys will wear the shirt on-court. Partnering with Montreal-based wellness...
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Q Designs' Phone-Charging QBracelet
A touch of fate brought together friends and business partners Alessandro Libani and James Kernan of Q Designs. Both transfer students to Massachusetts' Babson College, the duo bonded over their entrepreneurial aspirations and shared love of tech...
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ICEdot: Helmet Crash Sensor
The unfortunate truth about cycling is that, at some point, you're going to crash. Try as you might with bike handling skills, heightened road awareness or just plain defensive riding, it's unfortunately bound to happen. And when it does, you'll...
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KidFit: A Wearable Activity Tracker for Children
Wearable technology is increasingly a part of everyday life. From measuring sleep and activity to integrating fully with smartphones via Glass or smartwatches, these gadgets are only set to grow in popularity and sophistication. However, tech accessories...
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Charged: Indie Wearable Tech Brands
As companies like Nike, Google, and Apple rush to be at the forefront of wearable technology, a group of startups and tech incubators are making a strong case for why consumers may need to look elsewhere for the next big thing. With products emerging...
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Wearhaus Arc
Though some still hold on to the days of gathering around a record player and listening to tunes, the act of consuming music is becoming less social by the day. In the face of this stands high quality Bluetooth systems and socially minded providers...
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Tinitell
Today, Kickstarter sees the launch of yet another clever product: Tinitell is the world's smallest mobile phone designed specifically for kids. Yet this piece of Swedish innovation could easily find its way onto the wrists of adults too, given its...
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Charged: The Smartest Home
In recent years, the ways in which we as culture interact with technology has shifted. Much in the same way the iPhone completely changed how cell phones, cameras and music players are considered, devices like thermostats that learn how warm you...
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Intel + Opening Ceremony's Wearable Tech
"The big smartphone wave came, and the tablets have come, and people's interaction with technology has been changing, significantly increasing the amount of people technology has touched over the years," explains Ayse Ildeniz, VP of New Devices...
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Jawbone ERA
We'd all but given up on wireless headsets. As convenient as it is to be hands-free, many devices are clunky, too heavy and occasionally ineffective. With today's release Jawbone is changing all that. Having mastered the quantified self movement...
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Jawbone UP 24 Data Visualization
As noted before, not only is information useful, it's also beautiful. Recognizing this, the recently appointed VP of Data at sleep and health data tracking device Jawbone, Monica Rogati, has partnered with artist Shantell Martin to utilize all the...
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Nike FuelBand SE
Following up last year's launch of the industry-changing Nike FuelBand, the global athletics and lifestyle force recently released their follow-up, the FuelBand SE, to a very eager market. After its high profile launch last month, CH had the chance...
STYLE
Fashion X Technology: Ying Gao
Montreal-based fashion designer Ying Gao merges a poetry in craftsmanship with technological curiosity. After attending university at the Haute École d'arts Appliqués in Geneva, Switzerland and pursuing a Master's Degree in Multimedia at L'Universit...
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Summer Running Guide
With the summer heat in full effect, staying fit can be a challenge. As the mercury rises to near-record levels here at our Cool Hunting HQ in New York, and London endures a rare heat wave across the pond, we sought the best products for lacing up...
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Whistle
Nike Fuelband, Jawbone UP, Fitbit Flex—there's no shortage of personal tech accessories to aid in the always popular search for the quantified self. But what about the number two in your life? Thankfully, there's Whistle, an on-collar monitor to...
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Fitbit Flex
Personal activity monitors are among the most common wearable computers, though their sophistication has advanced significantly since the days of the pager-like pedometer. The best of these devices have migrated from the hip to the wrist and offer...
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