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Wearables News Clips for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

by on Jun.25, 2013, under Wearables, Wearables News, Webelow Wear News Clips

Webelow Wear News ClipsIn today’s news clips we learn about a pill that monitors your health, a solar powered dress, and a new report forecasting the wearable market through 2018.


Disruptions: Medicine That Monitors You
New York Times

The CorTemp pill, from HQ Inc., has a built-in battery and wirelessly transmits real-time body temperature.

The CorTemp pill, from HQ Inc., has a built-in battery and wirelessly transmits real-time body temperature.

SAN FRANCISCO — They look like normal pills, oblong and a little smaller than a daily vitamin. But if your doctor writes a prescription for these pills in the not-too-distant future, you might hear a new twist on an old cliché: “Take two of these ingestible computers, and they will e-mail me in the morning.” As society struggles with the privacy implications of wearable computers like Google Glass, scientists, researchers and some start-ups are already preparing the next, even more intrusive wave of computing: ingestible computers and minuscule sensors stuffed inside pills.

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Wearable Solar Dress Turns You Into A Walking Power Plant
übergizmo

A dress with flexible solar panels that soak up the sun when exposed.

A dress with flexible solar panels that soak up the sun when exposed.

When it comes to wearable technology these days, you cannot deny the fact that Google Glass looks set to be the next big thing among the tech savvy (with plenty of spare change to drop, of course), while the other potentially explosive wearable technology that might appeal to the masses has something associated with fashion – case in point, this wearable solar dress by a designer from the Netherlands. Known as the Wearable Solar project, it is helmed by Christiaan Holland and Pauline van Dongen, who worked in tandem with a team of researchers in order to come up with solar cells that are flexible enough, they can be easily embedded within clothing, turning you into a breathing, walking power plant along the way.

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Research And Markets: Wearable Technology Market Report – Forecast to 2018
Wall Street Journal

New report covers the global wearable technology market size and forecast to 2018.

New report covers the global wearable technology market size and forecast to 2018.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5jfbs7/wearable) has announced the addition of the “Wearable Technology Market – Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast, 2012 – 2018″ report to their offering. This report covers the global wearable technology market size and forecast to 2018 along with their application in different end-use segments such as wellness and fitness, healthcare and medical, infotainment, industrial and military. The performance of wearable technology applications across different geographical regions namely, North America, Europe, Asia and RoW (Rest of the World) has also been covered in this report.

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