Thalmic Labs’ Gesture Control Armband is worn on the forearm. It senses electrical activity in the muscles and thus enables users to interact with electronic devices using just their fingers and hands.
One of the next big things, wearable computers, actually has been with us for quite some time. It is only with the coming of Google Glass and the rumored wearable glasses from Apple that this slow revolution has achieved a high profile.
ABI Research predicted that wearable computers will “explode in popularity” during the next five years, and the expectation is that 485 million devices will be sold annually by 2018.
Here is a look in the latest in wearable computing. Some of the devices are available, some are expected soon, such as smart watches from Apple and Samsung, and some are in development.
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