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Top 25 Wearable Tech Ideas in October

From Connected Pedestrian Lights to Expressive Printed Masks

— October 29, 2017 — Lifestyle
The top October 2017 wearable tech ideas include everything from wearable flashlights to pedestrian safety lights, as well as sensor-equipped space boots that have been designed to help with navigation. While smartwatch designs are still prevalent in this sector, innovative wearables of these kinds are emerging as designers explore the technology in many forward-thinking forms.

Both Bose and Sony recently released a new kind of speaker that is meant to be worn around the neck to provide an immersive audio experience. Also within the realm of speakers, EJTECH initiated a 'Soft Sound' project that turns fabrics into functional speakers, which has the potential to create garments that emit sound that can be heard and felt through vibrations.
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Nose-Controlled Smartphone Systems
Nose-Controlled Smartphone Systems
'Itchynose' Can Change a Song When a Nostril is Scratched
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Soft Fabric Speakers
Soft Fabric Speakers
EJTECH's 'Soft Sound' Project Turns Fabrics into Functional Speakers
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Expressive Printed Masks
Expressive Printed Masks
This 3D-Printed Robotic Mask Reacts to Changes in Facial Expressions
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Streaming Cellular Smartwatches
Streaming Cellular Smartwatches
The Apple Watch Series 3 Lets Users Make Calls and Send Messages
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Healthcare Translation Wearables
Healthcare Translation Wearables
This Wearable from Fujitsu Does Speech Translation in Real-Time
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Sensor-Laden Space Boots
Sensor-Laden Space Boots
These Vibrating Boots Use Augmented Reality to Aid Obstacle-Detection
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Wearable Micro Speakers
Wearable Micro Speakers
The Bose Soundlink Micro Speaker Produces Huge Sound in a Small Device
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Connected Multi-Sport Headphones
Connected Multi-Sport Headphones
'Kuaifit' Headphones Provide Coaching Analytics and Motivation
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Rhythm-Supporting Wearables
Rhythm-Supporting Wearables
The 'R/M AI System' Ensures You Can Keep Whatever Rhythm You Desire
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Temperature-Regulating Timepieces
Temperature-Regulating Timepieces
The 'AirCon' Watch Sends a Blast of Hot or Cool Air
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Solar Panel-Packed Smartwatches
Solar Panel-Packed Smartwatches
The 'LunaR' Smartwatch Draws Power from the Sun
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Wearable Neck Speakers
Wearable Neck Speakers
Sony's SRS-WS1 Speaker Offers Personal Surround Sound
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Contoured Wearable Speakers
Contoured Wearable Speakers
The Bose SoundWear Companion Speaker is an Alternative to Headphones
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Connected Panic-Relief Bracelets
Connected Panic-Relief Bracelets
'Tedy' is a Connected Bracelet That Helps Children with Autism
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Stackable Smartwatch Jewelry
Stackable Smartwatch Jewelry
Bytten Stacks Help You Personalize Your Tech
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Fitness Technology Smartwatches
Fitness Technology Smartwatches
The Fitbit Ionic Tracks Vitals and Keeps Wearers Connected
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Rugged Wearable HD Cameras
Rugged Wearable HD Cameras
The 'VENTURE' Wearable Livestream Camera Captures Adventures and More
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Fat-Eliminating Wearables
Fat-Eliminating Wearables
The Silk'n Lipo Offers Non-Invasive Fat Reduction in 15 Minutes Per Day
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Fitness Wearable Headphones
Fitness Wearable Headphones
The Fitbit Flyer Wireless Headphones Enable Intense Workouts
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Motion-Tracking Artistic Wearables
Motion-Tracking Artistic Wearables
synapseWear is a Wearable Device That Creates Visualizations
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App-Enabled Hydration Monitors
App-Enabled Hydration Monitors
The Sixty Hydration Monitor Can Read Hydration Levels Through Skin
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Tap-to-Pay Smartwatches
Tap-to-Pay Smartwatches
The Vivo Smartwatch Buys You a Post-Workout Smoothie
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Strength-Enhancing Gloves
Strength-Enhancing Gloves
The Nuada Glove Improves Gripping, Pushing and Lifting When Worn
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Precision Wearable Flashlights
Precision Wearable Flashlights
The Atomic Beam Flashlight Glove Provides Targeted Illumination
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Connected Pedestrian Lights
Connected Pedestrian Lights
The 'Litty' Smart Wearable Light Ensures Visibility When Out at Night
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