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Georgina Bradbury

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What is the future of wearable technology?

Wearable technology is an undeniable trend and many brands such as Nike, Apple, Samsung and Google are all bringing out products to satisfy consumers growing awareness and demand for new products.

A lot recently has been publicised about smartwatches in particular due to the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch and the new Apple iWatch- does this mean the future of wearable technology is all about wrist based devices? Can wearable technology cross over from being an fashion accessory to being a functioning part of our everyday lives? What do you think will happen in the future of this industry?

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  • Oct 23 2013: I think so, I am one of those people that think that what people are imagining in films, other people are in the process of creating in labs... We have the google glasses and now the watch, it's only a matter of time before our clothing is tech if it isnt somewhere already.
    Technology is great and makes human life much much easier, it's just a matter of using all this great tech for good rather than evil that we have allowed govts and businesses to use it for. i dont want a smart watch if im being tracked while using it without my knowledge or consent. And I dont want a smart hat if it can randomly create/prune neurons in my head from someone somewhere (this is in the making in AZ fyi for the military)
    Now we just have to work on humans making human life easier... This is supposed to be the age of longer lives and happier lives.

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