TapTap: a wristband that creates a private world for lovebirds

We know most wearables by now. There are activity trackers, smartwatches, wristbands that provide notifications, you name it. This makes it pretty difficult to come up with something new. However, a recently announced crowdfunding initiative attempts to do just that with the TapTap: a wristband for personal communication. Thanks to social media and ubiquitous Internet […]

AIRO wristband analyzes what you’ve eaten in real-time

The activity tracker arena may see an interesting addition in the shape of the AIRO wristband. Besides tracking your sleeping patterns, counting the steps you take and measuring your stress levels, the wearable device is said to be capable of analyzing what you’ve eaten during the day. With the new wristband, the AIRO team not […]

13:56 wristband lets you operate your smartphone by moving your arm

I have often said it — it is possible to take the development of wearables too far. However, contrary to the Embrace+, the 13:56 wristband offers more potential than people initially thought. But its creators have made a few design choices that are likely to prohibit large-scale success. Although the 13:56 wristband features a simple […]

Heart pulse monitor Nymi aiming to become the ultimate replacement of your passwords and keychain

It is becoming virtually impossible to remember the host of passwords, PIN codes and passphrases required to enter one’s clubhouse. And let’s not forget that ever-expanding keychain. Canadian start-up Nymi intends to change this with the introduction of their new smart wristband. Their heart pulse monitor is to become the ultimate security solution. Way back […]

Activity tracker Angel: a godsend for creative developers

Out of the blue there’s a white wearable that seems to prove the existence of angels. Because particularly for creative developers, this white wearable is a veritable godsend! The Angel bracelet boasts a host of integrated sensors that will set every self-tracker’s heart ablaze: they measure your movement, skin temperature, blood oxygen level and pulse. […]

Review: Fitbit Flex — a highly holistic activity tracker hidden in a bracelet

At the start of the year I had to let it sink in for a while. During my visit to the CES annual conference in Las Vegas, it became clear that Fitbit would also launch a smart bracelet. The Flex, as the tracker was to be named, could even be admired in large quantities. Bottom […]

The W/Me bracelet analyzes your heart rate and respiration — and helps you locate your smartphone

It looks like wearables are becoming a tad smarter with every new wave. A case in point is the Kickstarter project W/Me, a smart bracelet that does not focus so much on your (sports) activities, but aims to provide you with a more holistic overview of your health status.