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17 Advanced Wearable Technologies

From Minimal Hybrid Watches to Wearable Necklace Speakers

— January 11, 2018 — Fashion
Technology is constantly increasing in accessibility, and wearable technologies have even blurred the lines between the digital and fashion worlds. There have been many ways that companies have bridged the gap between fashion and technology, and these everyday accessories are much more than they appear to be at first glance. With integrated tech features, every item functions as much more than an adornment and works to make the lives of users more convenient. Examples include health devices, GPS-embedded jewelry pieces or items that allow for Bluetooth connectivity.

Ranging from smart watches, e-touch hand gloves, necklaces, utility glasses, and even rings, these accessories illustrate how the possibilities of technological implementation are constantly growing.

Blending into any outfit, the wearable technologies assist in providing convenience and even aid or predict health issues.
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Passcode-Storing Fabrics
Passcode-Storing Fabrics
The University of Washington's Magnetized Fabric Stores Data
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Stylish E-Touch Gloves
Stylish E-Touch Gloves
Stussy's E-Touch Gloves are Available in a Vibrant Orange Colorway
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Biometric Connected Rings
Biometric Connected Rings
The Token Ring Allows for a Host of Features Including Payments
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Elegant Contactless Payment Watches
Elegant Contactless Payment Watches
Timex's 'Fairfield Contactless' Combine Technology with Design
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Timeless Digital Eyewear
Timeless Digital Eyewear
Felix Gray's 'Nash' Protects Against Strain, Headaches and Fatigue
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Disease-Detecting Smartwatches
Disease-Detecting Smartwatches
Apple Watch's New Technology Can Detect an Abnormal Heart Rhythm
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Convertible Necklace Headphones
Convertible Necklace Headphones
'ROZEBUDS' Fashion Earphones are Worn as Jewelry When Not in Use
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Clip-on Eyeglass Cameras
Clip-on Eyeglass Cameras
The 'Theia PRO' Upgrades Your Glasses to be Smarter
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Wearable Necklace Speakers
Wearable Necklace Speakers
This Wearable Speaker Lets You Enjoy Hands-Free Music and Chat
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Minimal Hybrid Smartwatches
Minimal Hybrid Smartwatches
The Misfit Path Combines Classic Design with Connectivity at CES 2018
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Elegant Hybrid Smartwatch Lines
Elegant Hybrid Smartwatch Lines
Fossil Has Released Two Gorgeous Female-Targeted Smartwatches
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Fashionable Touchscreen Smartwatches
Fashionable Touchscreen Smartwatches
Kate Spade & Fossil Joined to Create New Custom Smartwatches
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Voice Assistant Smart Glasses
Voice Assistant Smart Glasses
The 'LET VisionAI' Eyewear is Packed with Bone Conduction Technology
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Hybrid Minimalist Smartwatches
Hybrid Minimalist Smartwatches
The Misfit 'Command' Hides Advanced Features Behind a Simple Face
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Bluetooth Bone Conduction Rings
Bluetooth Bone Conduction Rings
The 'ORII' Smartphone Ring Brings Bone Conduction to Your Finger
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Long-Awaited Smart Glasses
Long-Awaited Smart Glasses
The 'Magic Leap One Creator Edition' are the Company's First Product
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Discreet Live-Streaming Necklaces
Discreet Live-Streaming Necklaces
Ubiquiti's Frontrow Can Capture All of Life's Precious Moments
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