Wearable devices have made a strong foothold in the tech market in a very short span of time. They have covered the distance between “introductory devices” and “must have” devices because of their amazing functionalities. Keeping those features in mind, we have decided to create awareness about wearable devices which will sweep the market in the year 2016.
You may have recently bought a new wearable device and may be familiarizing yourself with its functionalities. However, gadgets you are going to see here will surely increase your greed of buying another such gadget this year.
So, let me take you through the description of a few of the most desirable upcoming wearable devices of the year 2016.
There is hardly anything that this watch cannot do and the company is all set to give some tough competition to its competitors. Blaze is an ideal fitness band with activities such as tracking all day activities, heart rate, auto sleep tracking, and on screen workouts etc., with added advantages such as connected GPS, music control, call, text and calendar alerts, long battery life of up to 5 days, multi-faceted face clocks etc. The device comes with a smart design and multi-color touch display. The Blaze is likely to be available from March 2016 with a price tag of $199.
Altra IQ Smart Shoes
Altra IQ Smart Shoes are going to prove to be a true delight for runners. Equipped with censors, these shoes keep a track of everything, from running style to the heart rate of a runner. It closely tracks the running style, such as which part of a runner’s foot hits the ground while running, distance of one foot from another while running, running distance etc. and provide the real time guidance with the help of a smartphone app to become a better runner.
Virtual Reality Headsets
The market of virtual reality headsets will notice a great hype in the year 2016 with the introduction of many new VR devices such as HTC Vive, Razer OSVR and Sony PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift etc. Though, the final comparison can only be done after the introduction and testing of different devices, customers will surely enjoy some great Virtual Reality experience in the coming time. Oculus Rift is going to use a three strap system with headphones attached on the side straps and there are going to be some attachments in future as well to accommodate big glasses. Razer OSVR will also be equipped with a three strap system, but will be much easier to wear due to its elastic nature.
Wearable Stress Manager – Hidn Tempo
As technology is helping us constantly in making our lives better, it is ready to take a step further with the introduction of a wearable stress coach called hidn tempo by hidn technology. The biggest issue of modern times is stress which is also acting as a root cause for different deadly diseases. The Hidn Tempo watch band will intelligently monitor the stress level, sleep quality and activities of the whole day. After that, the band will analyze the collected data and communicate with the user with the help of hidn tempo app giving advice about reducing an individual’s stress level and eliminating stress. This wearable device will take you a step closer towards a healthy life.
Wearable Payment Sources
Master card is taking the initiative of enabling payment abilities in wearable devices by announcing partnership with coin. Other than that companies like Samsung, Apple are enabling payment system in their wearable devices as well. Seems like this year it is going to be extremely easy for users to make payments just with the help of wearable devices. So, the upcoming year is surely going to be a year of wearable payments sources.
Wearable technology is ready to scale new heights in 2016. Undoubtedly, there will be plenty of devices that will help in maintaining an increasing health, but there are going to be devices such as payment sources and stress manager that will make our lives easier. With the passage of time, we will surely get to see some more breathtaking innovations in this industry and will keep you updated with all the latest happenings, so stay tuned.