The Pilot – The Smart Earpiece Which Translates Languages As You Speak
2 November, 2016

Currently gathering momentum on Indiegogo right now is the Pilot smart earpiece, a device capable of translating foreign languages as you hear them.

MIT’s DuoSkin – Conductive Smart Tattoos Which Connect With Your Mobile Phone
17 August, 2016

The MIT Media Lab has recently developed metallic temporary tattoos which can communicate with other electronic devices such as sending signals to your mobile phone. They call it

The Phantom Limb Project’s Amazing Collaboration Between Prosthetics and Video Game Design
26 July, 2016

James Dyson Award-winning prosthetic designers Open Bionics have established a collaboration with Konami (makers of Metal Gear Solid) to develop a new kind of creative prosthetic limb design. They call it the Phantom Limb Project.

Swarovski Enters Smart Jewellery Market with Shine Activity Crystal
27 June, 2016

Smart jewellery manufacturer Misfit has partnered up with Swarovski to develop a smart bracelet and pendant which combines activity tracking with a rather nice sparkling clock face function. It makes for both a very elegant and very functional piece of wearable technology.

Jewellery as a Projection Mapping Onto the Body?
8 February, 2016

With recent advances in body projection and motion tracking, it seems several designers and developers are revisiting the idea of projecting jewellery and accessories as light onto the body. Only this time, they've added a whole new level of functionality.

Shapeways Blog Article – Wearable Tech Accessories Which Look Like Jewellery
19 January, 2016

Not too long ago, Shapeways released a list of CAD/CAM made accessories produced by their designers containing technology which were designed to look like jewellery. It provides another nice example of how wearable technology is increasingly being designed like jewellery rather than sports accessories.

Exciting New Applications For Wearable Technology and Smart Jewellery
25 November, 2015

It seems we have recently started seeing a big momentum change in the fields of wearable tech and smart clothing. Recent innovations in embedded RFID technology (as I

A Credit Card On Your Wrist, a Debit Card On Your Keychain – Barclaycard’s bPay Wearable Technology
27 July, 2015

Recently Barclaycard announced it’s latest foray into RFID-based contactless payment technology, with the Barclaycard bPay system. By embedding the touch pay system from their credit cards into wristbands,

Jewellery and Practical Gadgets Inch Another Step Closer To Each Other – the Apple iRing Concept
3 April, 2011

It’s always fun to see what product designers come up with. It’s even more fun to think that we’ve now reached the point where music player technology