Wearable IoT Devices

Wearable technology, wearable devices, tech togs, or fashion electronics are clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies. The designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda.

Some of the main areas where Wearable IoT Devices are used and helpful in our daily life are:

  • Identification and Security
  • Health and Fitness
  • Environmental Controls
  • Home

The SMI Eye Tracking glasses are a hi-tech pair of glasses used to record what is in the user's field of vision. Using two cameras located on the rim of the glasses, the cameras capture the eye movements, map the gaze point and embed it into the video. This wearable device has two streaming options: mobile or computer. The mobile option allows the user to view the live feedback directly from a Smartphone, and the computer option features real-time streaming and live synchronization with mobile EEG data (EEG sensor provided as an add-on).

The HereO is a smart watch for kids equipped with GPS tracking technology, this wearable device works with the "Family Location" App that allows family members to geographically spot one another and establish communication. The locations of each wearable device are updated in real-time and safe-zone alerts warn parents if their children step out of the preset area.

The Zoll LifeVest is a wearable defibrillator used for cardiac monitoring and to protect the user from cardiac arrest. This technology contains dry and non-adhesive electrodes that continuously monitors the patient's heart rhythms. When a life-threatening rhythm is detected, the device will notify the user and give them enough time to seek help. If the patient becomes unconscious the device will release blue gel over the therapy electrodes and deliver an electrical shock to attempt to restore a regular heart rhythm.

TI-limb Ultra is a prosthetic hand developed by Touch Bionics. It provides a wide selection of grips and gestures to increase dexterity of the hand. One of the main features of this wearable device is the powered rotating thumb that can switch automatically between lateral and oppositional grip patterns.The device has 24 different grip features and flexible wrist movements.