Six wearables that stood out at Consumer Electronics Show 2016: The major trend of the CES 2016 which took place in Las Vegas earlier this month was once again wearable technologies. We are going to show you the six most exotic gadgets of the event.
1. Heated shoes controlled by smart phone
these shoes are controlled for many actions by an app on your smart phone and is manufactured by Digitsole. By using these shoes you can tie it automatically, can adjust the temperature for foot warming so that you don’t have to wear woollen socks anymore. It also features shock absorption measuring and also helps to burn calories. Apart from this black futuristic-looking, Air Jordans-meets-Robocop pair Digitsole also made some shies which looks like heels and Converse. The battery of this device is expected to be long lasting. The price of these shoes are Rs.30400, it is also selling a heated “smart” sole which will cost Rs.13450.
2. The “smart” bra
OMsignal, a Canadian company manufactured world’s first smart bra named OMbra. The bra is sensor-laden and helps in monitoring women’s breath rate, heart rate and also during workout sessions it burns calories. It can be operated through a mobile app which shows fatigue levels, pace, distance covered and breathing rhythm while working out. The data is recorded via sensors placed in a black box located near the rib cage. The OMbra is rechargeable like the other smart bras. The bra features adjustable straps that can fit into any body type. The price this bra is Rs 9,989 approx. And will be available this year in spring.
3. A more stylish Fitbit
The newest member of Fitbit family is Fitbit Blaze. It connects various fitness and health devices. This is the first colour smart watch launched by Fitbit and it tracks sleep, heart rate and many more things. It further features connected GPS, on-screen workout Smart Track automatic exercise recognition which helps to push your fitness and motivate you. The design of the watch is slim, it has got interchangeable bands and a coloured touchscreen. The battery can last fir about 5 days. It supports smart notifications like text, call and calendar alerts. The price of this device is Rs. 16900 approx. And is already available for sale at Canadian retailers.
4. The ‘smart’ ski airbag vest
Among the other high-tech wearables, CES 2016 launched Smart Ski airbag vest. It can protect you from falling while skiing by wrapping around your torso. The product is manufactured by the in &Motion company. It almost looks like a flak jacket and can easily fit inside your skiing gear. It also acts as a life jacket when it is inflated .It has GPS, gyroscopic sensors and also an accelerometer is attached to it. This vest will be available in June this year and the price will be Rs.81275 approx. This is a must have for skiers and a real life saver.
5. The mood bracelet
The mood bracelet named ‘Feel’ and this can make people happier. This is manufactured by New York-based start-up Solutions which don’t any colour but it wants to improve people’s emotional state and this is possible by its bio-signal-tracking sensors. To be precise it has four sensors that track blood volume pulse, galvanic skin response and skin temperature. The emotions are categorized into signals by a proprietary algorithm. It neatly shows you the factors that effects your mood like what you do, where you are or whom you meet. This device will be available by December 2016 and the colours available will be black, red, white and turquoise. The price of this device is Rs.13468 approx.
6. The jump monitor
This is the second product of the Vert which is an athlete wearable tech company . It helps to calculate vertical jump and frequency of an athlete and in addition to the previous device it will feature exertion, intensity, total Gs, stress analytics and many other measurements. Just like Vert, Vert2 is also a non-invasive and discrete inertial measurement unit (IMU). Vert technology is currently being used by USA Volleyball National teams. It is very appealing to athletes and coaches. The price of this wearable is Rs.8400-10160 approx.