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Top 30 Wearable Innovations in June

From Feminine Fitness Trackers to Smart Swimming Caps

— July 3, 2016 — Tech
The smartwatch has become synonymous with wearable technology, but the top June 2016 wearables employ a variety of other forms like earrings, helmets and t-shirts for tracking purposes.

While there are many wearable devices that are designed to monitor and analyze a range of activities, there are also models being developed for ultra-specific sports. For instance, Samsung developed a vibrating 'Blind Cap' to assist competitive swimmers who are blind or visually impaired. Similarly, the 'Whipper' is a device designed as a tool for rock climbers who want to track elevation.

Wearable technology is also being seamlessly integrated into clothing. Broadcast Wearables makes programmable LED t-shirts, while Qore Performance introduces wearable hydrating technology. Rather than existing solely in the tech industry, wearables recently had some time in the spotlight at the Met Gala with a Marchesa dress powered by IBM Watson.
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Bio-Acoustic Music Wearables
Bio-Acoustic Music Wearables
This Wearable Device Translates Bodily Sounds Into Musical Data
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29
Finger Motion-Sensing Keyboards
Finger Motion-Sensing Keyboards
This Wearable Keyboard Converts Finger Movements into Key Presses
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28
Multi-Screen Smartwatches
Multi-Screen Smartwatches
Doppio's Wearable Technology Improves Functionality with Two Screens
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27
GPS-Integrated Activity Trackers
GPS-Integrated Activity Trackers
The Vivosmart HR+ Uses GPS Provide More Accurate Fitness Data
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26
Concussion-Detecting Helmets
Concussion-Detecting Helmets
This High-Tech Helmet Conducts EEG Tests to Detect Brain Injury
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25
Smart Swimming Caps
Smart Swimming Caps
Samsung 'Blind Cap' Uses Vibrations to Connect Blind Swimmers and Coaches
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24
Car-Controlling Smartwatch Apps
Car-Controlling Smartwatch Apps
Bentley's New Smartwatch App is Designed for Vehicle Control
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23
Human Skin Touch Screens
Human Skin Touch Screens
The SkinTrack Allows Skin to Function as a Touch Screen
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22
Rock Climber Wearables
Rock Climber Wearables
The 'Whipper' Allows Climbing Enthusiasts to Track Elevation
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21
Lifestyle-Tracking Earrings
Lifestyle-Tracking Earrings
These Information-Tracking Earrings Can Monitor Lifestyle Habits
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20
Sign Language-Translating Wearables
Sign Language-Translating Wearables
The SignAloud Gloves Translates Gestures into Audio
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19
Stride-Analyzing Insoles
Stride-Analyzing Insoles
The 'Stridalyzer' Performance Shoe Insoles are Packed with Sensors
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18
Tide-Tracking Smartwatches
Tide-Tracking Smartwatches
The Nixon Unit Tide Water-Resistant Smartwatch is Rugged
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17
Projected Smartwatch Screens
Projected Smartwatch Screens
Samsung's Smartwatch Displays the Timeface Onto the Wearer's Skin
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16
Sleep-Inducing Gadgets
Sleep-Inducing Gadgets
The '2breathe' is a Chest Strap That Helps Soothe Wearers to Slumber
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15
Total Health-Tracking Wearables
Total Health-Tracking Wearables
The Huawei Honor Band A1 Smart Wristbands Measure UV Exposure
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14
Stylish Fitness Watches
Stylish Fitness Watches
Garmin's 'Vivomove' Fitness Tracker Looks Like a Traditional Watch
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13
Hydration-Enhancing Clothing
Hydration-Enhancing Clothing
The Qore Performance Base Layer Clothing Keep Athletes More Hydrated
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12
Supercomputer-Controlled Dresses
Supercomputer-Controlled Dresses
IBM Watson and Marchesa Create a Cognitive Gown for the Met Gala
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11
Social Media-Connected Sneakers
Social Media-Connected Sneakers
The 'SoSole' Footwear Design Encourages IRL Interaction
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10
Autonomous Wearable Cameras
Autonomous Wearable Cameras
The '61N' Allows for Autonomous Photo Shooting to Never Miss a Moment
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9
Accessibility Computer Peripherals
Accessibility Computer Peripherals
The CEBA 'GlassOuse' Mouse Redesigns the Mouse for the Disabled
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8
Kid-Coding Wearable Tech
Kid-Coding Wearable Tech
The Mover Kit by Technology Will Save Us Fosters Invention and Creativity
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7
Feminine Fitness Trackers
Feminine Fitness Trackers
This Fitness Tracker Bracelet Has a Sleek and Elegant Design
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6
Diabetes-Monitoring Devices
Diabetes-Monitoring Devices
This Non-Invasive Device Helps Diabetics Keep Track Of Blood Sugar
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5
Automatic Shoe Lacers
Automatic Shoe Lacers
The Rolling 8 Turns Laced Shoes into a Slip-On Footwear
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4
Senior-Friendly Wearables
Senior-Friendly Wearables
The Omate Wherecom S3 Android Smart Watch is Designed for the Elderly
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3
Wireless WiFi Backpacks
Wireless WiFi Backpacks
The Venture Knapsack Combines Luxe Design with Wearable Tech
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2
Programmable LED Tees
Programmable LED Tees
This Digital T-Shirt Lets You Display Drawings and Text
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1
Wearable Air Purifiers
Wearable Air Purifiers
The Breathe Device is a Small-Scale Filter System Designed for Personal Use
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