Google got a lot of people talking when it announced that it's testing augmented reality glasses.
Although experts are doubting that such an idea is really possible, there's a lot of excitement surrounding the project. The Project Glass: one day... video that Google released to demonstrate its idea has more than 13 million views on YouTube so far.
But Google Glass is still just a concept. There are plenty of other example of real wearable tech you can buy right now.
Pebble smartwatches just broke a Kickstarter record by raising more than $3 million
Pebble smartwatches from Allerta aren't set to ship until September 2012, but people are already lining up to buy them anyway.
The Pebble smartwatch will:
- Let you download Internet-connected apps
- Alert you of incoming calls, emails, and messages with silent vibration
- Offer customized watchfaces
- Give you calendar alerts & social media alerts
- Let you set an alarm or timer
- Tell you who is calling you
Price: from $99
Nike+ Fuelband was so hot at first that it sold out immediately
The Nike+ Fuelband was a hot product from the moment Nike launched it.
The Fuelband's LED lights go from green to red as it:
- Sets your fitness goal
- Tracks all of your walking, running, and other sports activities
- Tracks your caloric intake
- Tells you what time it is
The UP by Jawbone was one of the hottest products you could gift this past holiday season.
UP by Jawbone was buzzed about as the must-have health and fitness gadget of 2011.
The hi-tech wristband:
- Uses motion sensors that detect movement
- Uses algorithms to chart your sleep patterns and wake you up at the best moment during your natural sleep cycle
- Tracks your food habits by keeping a food journal of all of your meals (with the smartphone app)
- Ensures you stay productive by reminding you periodically to get up and move
- Share your progress on social media sites
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