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Techlets

Body-fused technologies make digital interactions faster, more efficient

Implications - Many people no longer rely on wristwatches due to the prevalence of mobile phone clocks, yet they still hold strong appeal for aesthetic reasons. Emerging wrist-worn technologies are a promising niche, not only due to their effortless sartorial tie-in, but because having technology attached to the body, as opposed to carried in the pocket, brings human/tech integration to new levels of efficiency.
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Featured Examples

Diabetic Wristbands
Diabetic Wristbands
Gluco(M) Tracks Sugar Levels With Electric Flow
The Gluco(M) Wristband is designed to help simplify the life of a diabetic. The futuristic bracelet is able to track glucose levels through bodily fluids, gathered by an electrical flow. The Gluco(M)… MORE
play_circle_filled Wrist-Worn Chargers
Wrist-Worn Chargers
The Energy Bracelet Uses Thermoelectric Energy for Mobile Juice
How many times have you needed just those extra few minutes on your cell phone and the power wasn’t there? A new gadget student entry for the 2009 James Dyson Award named the ‘Dyson Energy Bracelet’ offers… MORE
Wrist-Worn Phones
Wrist-Worn Phones
The Cricket Mobile Phone Has a Watch & Voice Activated MP3 Player
The Cricket mobile phone was designed for the growing need for mobile connectivity with easy access. The wrist worn Cricket mobile phone serves as a wrist watch and a voice-activated MP3 player with… MORE
Digital Dating Bracelet
Digital Dating Bracelet
Electronic Wrist Piece Claims to Find your Soulmate
Designer Ben Greene came up with a new, fun concept to find your perfect mate. It’s a bracelet that lets you download info on yourself with all of your likes and dislikes. You have two options, choosing… MORE
Wrist-Worn Reminders
Wrist-Worn Reminders
'Mnemonic' by Ming Kiang Tan Thwarts Forgetfulness
Although Ming Kiang Tan's 'Mnemonic' reminder device is designed with the elderly in mind, this wrist-worn gadget is well-suited for anyone with a tendency to forget things. Ming Kiang Tan's 'Mnemonic'… MORE
Wearing Hearts On Wrists
Wearing Hearts On Wrists
The Leaf Bracelet Mobile Phone Runs on Solar Power, Love
There is nothing like a new technology design that brings us back to nature. The Leaf is a solar charging mobile phone that you wear on your wrist.  The solar cells are on its front panel, so it juices… MORE
Watches for Alzheimer's
Watches for Alzheimer's
The Keruve 2010 GPS Wristwatch is Discrete and Reliable
The Keruve 2010 is a watch designed to aid people living with Alzheimer’s disease. It has a built in GPS so it can function as a locator for caretakers of Alzheimer’s patients; it’s designed like a traditional… MORE
Wrist-Worn Computers
Wrist-Worn Computers
The Zypad WR1100 is the Ultimate Functional Geek Fashion
Trendhunter covered the original, wearable computer (Zypad WL1000 model) back in 2006. The new version (Zypad WR1100) has gotten a bit clunkier, but has gained a few more functions. The Zypad WR1100… MORE
Wrist Computers
Wrist Computers
Glacier Computers W200 Is Like a Windows-Running Bracelet
Glacier Computers revealed their W200, a wrist-worn computer which runs on a Windows CE or Linux operating system. Can’t live without checking your email? You no longer have to depend on your BlackBerry… MORE
Wrist-Worn Anti-Snoring Devices
Wrist-Worn Anti-Snoring Devices
The SnorePro Silences Your Wood-Sawing Slumber
Statistics have shown that those who share a bed with someone who snores lose an average of an hour’s sleep a night. If you’re one of those people, HBI, a leading producer of biomedical devices, may have… MORE
Lie Detecting Jewelery
Lie Detecting Jewelery
The Truth Wristband Knows When You're Fibbing
If there is someone in your life who has trouble telling the truth, we can solve your problem with the Truth Wristband. For under $50, you can purchase this lie detecting device. It also makes a groovy… MORE
Wrist-Worn Keyboards
Wrist-Worn Keyboards
iKey's AK-39 is Wearable and Convenient
iKey’s AK-39 is a wearable keyboard for people who live an on-the-go lifestyle. The keyboard was designed for soldiers and has green LED backlighting that can also be used by night vision goggles. The… MORE

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