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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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    Nov 5 2013: I have heard about edible clothes and certainly witnessed fruit necklace and vegetable fashion wear. For the less greener side of it, there can be RFID tattoo, wearable bar-coded tickets for high security games - the possibility is enormous. There is also somewhat debatable but very possible technology of genetically engineered color of furs for pets - but then it is more than wearable!

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