Definition, Types & History

According to Vagie Beal, wearable technology is defined as “a category of technology devices that can be worn” to track information. The information tracked is related to “health and fitness”

The investopedia website also added a feature to the tracking technology devices: “its ability to connect to the Internet, enabling data to be exchanged between a network and the device”.

You may click the button below to get more ideas about what Wearables are.


There are many wearables available to the public. Click the button below to learn more about the variety of wearables.

What are the top wearables of 2015? Watch below to discover!


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There are many different types of wearables. Sean Levorse, has divided them into 3 categories:

1. Smartwatches

2. Smart-Eyewear

3. Healthwear

Basically, there three categories belong to a same function: activity trackers. Do you agree?  Leave us a comment, and let us know how do you think about it.


Wearable technology has been around for centuries? Click the button below to discover more about the history of wearable technologies.

Does the history of wearable technology change your opinion about wearable technology? We want to know what you think. Leave your thoughts in the comment section below.

 

Acknowledgement:

  1. http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/wearable_technology.html
  2. http://www.investopedia.com/terms/w/wearable-technology.asp
  3. http://www.wareable.com/wearable-watchlist/50-best-wearable-tech
  4. https://youtu.be/Q6BkcNT4dcA
  5. http://people.rit.edu/sml2565/iimproject/wearables/index.html
  6. http://www.wareable.com/wearable-tech/a-brief-history-of-wearables

 

 

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