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Health industry could embrace wearables to track patient data

Wearables will continue to increase in popularity throughout 2015, with great potential in the medical industry, analysts believe

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Wearables market appealing to manufacturers, consumers uncertain

The wearables market will continue to advance in 2015, as manufacturers look to create functioning, yet more visually appealing products

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Vuzix receives $24.8M cash injection from Intel for next-gen wearables

Vuzix has received a $24.8 million investment from Intel, as the company pushes ahead with wearables

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FitLinxx AmpStrip fitness wearable for athletes hits Indiegogo

The FitLinxx AmpStrip wearable for athletes hits Indiegogo

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ODG wants to show off augmented reality smart glasses to consumers

The Osterhout Design Group wants to show off augmented reality smart glass wearables to consumers, using technology it has perfected for the military

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Next big thing in wearables market could be 'hearable' technology

The rise of "hearable" devices could help move the wearables market even more in 2015

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Taser betting big on becoming body camera industry leader

The wearable police body camera industry is expected to surge in 2015, and Taser wants to lead the market

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Samsung betting big on wearables in 2015, as industry matures

Samsung expects to see wearables boom in 2015, serving as next 'power' trend in the workplace

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TAG Heuer plans to compete in smartwatch market, create partnerships

TAG Heuer may have been hesitant of the smartwatch market, but will create partnerships and complete potential acquisitions to be competitive

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Fitbit refutes accusations new Charge design causing skin irritation

The first Fitbit Force left owners frustrated, as they suffered skin irritation from its design and materials - but those problems are resolved

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Growing debate over police body cameras, as many questions remain

The debate around wearable police body cameras rages on, as some critics have serious privacy concerns

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Panasonic wants to release Powerloader robotic suit in 2015

A consumer version of the Panasonic Powerloader suit will reportedly be available in 2015

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Rumor mill says mass production of Apple Watch starts in January

The Apple Watch will reportedly enter production in January

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Researchers studying confrontations with police via body cam footage

Researchers want to help create better policing policies by studying body cameras worn by officers

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Report: Smart wearables will blend in as normal accessories by 2017

It won't be too much longer before smart products blend in as normal accessories, the Gartner research group believes

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Android smartwatches can be hacked, giving way to hacker snooping

Google Android smartwatches are vulnerable to outside snooping because of brute force attacks, according to BitDefender

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Wearables market will receive strong boost in the business world

Wearables manufacturers will receive a strong boost from companies rolling out various wearable technology for employees

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Intel learning from past mistakes, heavily promoting wearables

Intel has struggled to catch back up in the smartphone and tablet markets... learning from its mistakes, the company is heavily promoting wearables

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US consumers embracing wearable tech, while Europeans shrug

The sky is the limit for wearable technology, though it appears European interest is cooling as US interest is just getting started

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Pres. Obama wants millions for police body cameras, training efforts

Pres. Obama wants to investigate police body cameras and proper training

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Sony working on e-paper smartwatch, as innovation is critical

Sony will rely on its PlayStation business, but is still trying to innovate at a time when restructuring and new business is critical

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Deploying police body cameras could help avoid high-profile incidents

Body cameras could help keep both officers and the community safer, as interest in the video wearables increases

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Hexoskin introduces the Arctic Smart Shirt, enhancing biometrics

Biometrics clothing company Hexoskin introduces new shirt for athletes

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Seattle Police Department will outfit officers with body cameras

The Seattle Police Department will continue its plan to roll out wearable video cameras for police officers

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Police adopting officer body cams, and don't inform while recording

Police body cams are becoming more common place, worn by officers out on patrol, but there are growing privacy concerns

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50% of consumers thinking of a smart wristband will buy a smartwatch

Half of consumers in the market for a smart wristband next year will instead choose a smartwatch

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Intel MICA wearable will have Google alerts, AT&T data plan support

Details regarding Intel's MICA wearable continue to surface, including Google alerts and AT&T data plan support

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Google Glass consumer launch likely in 2015, but nothing is certain

A consumer version of Google Glass is still expected to launch sometime in 2015, but an exact date hasn't been confirmed by Google just yet

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Some Google Glass supporters losing faith in the wearable product

Google Glass receives a tremendous amount of media attention, but some early supporters could be losing faith

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Study: Google Glass could hurt your peripheral vision over time

Google Glass could limit a wearer's peripheral vision, making it dangerous to drive vehicles, ride bikes, and otherwise travel around town

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Apple Watch should be available to consumers in spring 2015

The Apple Watch won't reportedly launch until spring 2015

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Geak Watch 2 wearable promises at least one week of battery life

Geak Watch 2 from Chinese electronics maker Shanda provides up to 18 days of battery life on a single charge

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Microsoft jumps into wearable market with $199 'Band' bracelet

Microsoft unveils the $199 Band health wearable

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MPAA bans Google Glass, similar products from movie theaters

No 'Glassholes' in movie theaters, MPAA says

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Wearable health technology looks promising, but still a novelty

There have been countless wearable announcements this year, many involving health services, but the devices remain a novelty for most consumers

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Report: Microsoft preparing to launch smartwatch in few weeks time

Microsoft will reportedly launch a smartwatch in the next few weeks, hoping to entice shoppers in time for Christmas

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One in 10 British citizens to embrace wearable technology

Wearables are becoming more popular, and one in 10 UK residents will have one before the end of 2014, recent study suggests

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Edinburgh Airport testing out Google Glass, enhancing customer service

Customer service employees at Edinburgh Airport will test if Google Glass allows them to better serve air travelers

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Using Google Glass while driving is no safer than using a smartphone

It turns out distracted driving is distracted driving, and it doesn't matter if it's a smartphone or Google Glass, researchers find

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LG reportedly developing new smartwatch that can also make phonecalls

LG's continued efforts into the smartwatch market means its newest device, which has a SIM-card slot, could also be used to make phone calls

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Gartner: Android-based smartwatches could drop to $30 in 2015

Smartwatches are becoming mainstream and the prices will continue to slide, according to research firm Gartner

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Intel unveils MICA smart high-tech, luxury smart bracelet to consumers

Intel unveiled its MICA fashionable smart wristband for shoppers with deep pockets

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Swatch tries to jump into smartwatch market on its own terms

Swatch wants to have a bigger presence in the growing smartwatch market, but doesn't mind going it alone

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Samsung, LG unveil smartwatches as Apple waits until next month

LG and Samsung unveil new smartwatches that include enhanced features and a more fashionable look - while Apple waits until next month, at the earliest

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Wearables helping improve senior living, offering new safety tech

Senior citizens and those most at medical risk are a major target for wearables manufacturers

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Wearable tech shipments to increase over 100 percent in 2014

Health applications are strongly driving the growth in wearable technology, according to a report

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Smartwatch makers aiming for children and those monitoring health

Smartwatch manufacturers want to market their devices to children, as interest among adult customers isn't as high as initially expected

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UK privacy chief warns wearables must comply with data law

Britain's Information Commissioner's Office warned companies using wearable tech must still obey UK privacy law

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Samsung, Apple and others promote health apps on smartwaches

Smartwatch manufacturers want to track glucose and other critical medical statistics, saving patients the trouble of pricking their fingers

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Activity trackers outselling smartwatches 4 to 1, ABI Research says

Activity trackers are easily outselling smartwatches at a rate of 4 to 1, with both markets expected to see tremendous growth in the future