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Wearable Device


Equipping Engagement with Wearable Tech


– What is Wearable Device

Today’s Wearable Tech (will give some specific cases)

  • Head Wear
    • Smart Glasses
    • VR handset
    • Smart handphone
  • Body Wear
    • Smart apparel
    • Smart Watches
    • Fitness band
    • Ring

Wearable Device in the Past

  • Some old Wearable tech – Body Armor (Middle age)
    • Increased Strengths
  • Eye Glasses
    • Added Abilities

(Increase consumer strengths; Shift their perception; Add new abilities)


– Analysis part

Today’s Wearable Device – Personal Factors

  • Blood pressure – Pressure/ Force Sensor
  • Body energy exerted – Sight
  • Body temperature – Skin Coloration/ Light
  • Facial features – Touch
  • Heart rate – Vocals
  • Musculature – Weight

Environmental Factors

  • Facial Recognition – Rfid
  • Gravity/ Inertia – Scent
  • Light
  • Motion
  • Distance

Connection Way

  • Bluetooth
  • Cellular Networks
  • Gps
  • Wi-Fi


-The future of Wearable Tech

  • VR & AR & MR
  • Body Implantable device

Device for the week 4 – SAMSUNG GEAR ICONX


The Gear IconX is a new breed of Bluetooth wearable that combines two separate earphones which work entirely without wires.


What’s great about it:

– Attractive design

– Includes a heart-rate monitor

– easy to-use (Compatible with any smartphone)

– Each wireless headset has two microphone which deliver a strong audio experience during ongoing calls

What could be improved:

– Short battery life

– Lacks water-resistance


The Gear IconX have a sophisticated design that’s immediately arresting. As soon as you remove them from their box, which also functions as a portable charger, you’ll feel that this is a new breed of gadget. On each IconX headphone there are also connectors for charging them, a sensor for heart-rate monitoring.


Device for the week 1 – Bionic Boots

Bionic Boots

The Bionic Boot is made by inventor Keahi Seymour as a device which makes a human run faster.

What’s great about it:

– let users run up to 25 miles per hour.

– easy to-use

What could be improved:

– to extend the distance and speed( now, it can only up to 25 mph (40 km/h)).

– the Bionic Boots weigh in at six pounds, it needs to be lighter. For example, to using 3D printing with titanium or carbon fiberthis.

– device is based on Keahi’s size and weight, so it needs to add some adjustable parts so as to be wearable for different users.

The Bionic Boot by Keahi Seymour : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCnT-qWTE84