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High-tech watches that do more than tell time

Implications - Watches are worn to convey a certain message about a wearer. As more and more people rely on their cell phones to tell time, watchmakers on the forefront have begun integrating additional features. These new accessories are offering aid, for example weight loss tools, ‘sound’ for the deaf, or communication devices.
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E-Paper Boarding Pass Watches
E-Paper Boarding Pass Watches
If you've ever flown from Europe to Asia with multiple stops in between, you would definitely appreciate this watch designed by Jacky Wu, Neo Chen & Eric Liu. Ticketime is a boarding pass as well as a… MORE
Vibrating Bracelets for the Deaf
Vibrating Bracelets for the Deaf
The Vibering for Safety
The Vibering by designers Kwang-seok Jeong, Min-hee Kim and Hyun-joong Kim is a very ingenious sound detection and identification system to help the deaf and hard of hearing capture the sounds around them… MORE
Racing Watches
Racing Watches
F1/Carbon GMT
John Pszeniczny has designed the fastest watch on Earth dubbed the F1/Carbon GMT. The designer sough inspiration from the world of F1 race cars, leading to the construction of carbon fiber, Swarovski… MORE
Watches that Monitor Laziness
Watches that Monitor Laziness
Exmocare BT2
The Exmocare BT2 is a watch but it is not like any ordinary watch. This watch is designed to keep workers on their toes and your boss looking over your shoulders. The BT2 is designed to measure physiological… MORE
Wearable Fitness Coaches
Wearable Fitness Coaches
Nike+ 2008 (UPDATE)
Nike is releasing the next version of the Nike+ Sportband, their high tech training assist tool. The Nike+ Sportband has a removable USB which can be directly plugged into your computer allowing you to… MORE
Disposable Watches
Disposable Watches
Adhesive Timeflex
Timeflex is a disposable concept watch that is adhesive with a transparent skin, allowing you to stick it to your skin or clothes. It comes with a touch screen, a strong power supply, control buttons and… MORE
Spy Watches
Spy Watches
Veldini Q 007 Wristwatch
Designed by Taylor Welden, the Veldini Q wristwatch has been inspired by the luxury, class, and masculinity of James Bond. The watch comes with ’spy tools’ including a a set of pick locks, a glass… MORE
Cell Phone Watches
Cell Phone Watches
The CECT Mobile Comes with a Keypad
Cell phones seem to be evolving before our eyes and here on Trend Hunter we have featured several prototype wristwatch mobiles with very technologically-advanced features. The CECT cell phone prototype… MORE

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