The best wearable tech trends of 2017
The demand of wearables is soaring high especially when more and more companies launching their gadgets which are practically useful for us all. This blog post takes a dip into latest wearable tech trends of 2017 and brings in the best ones which can aid us in making our life easier than even before. Let’s begin it.
Garmin Fenix 5, Fenix 5S & Fenix 5X
Garmin recently launched a terrific trio of smartphone watches – 47mm Fenix 5, 5S and 5X which can go for 24 hours even with GPS mode enabled. This series of three latest watches Fenix 5, 5S and 5X is mainly aimed at female adventure lovers and the daddy of the lot. The version 5X even comes with pre-loaded maps, sapphire lens and Wi-Fi.
New Balance RunIQ
Let me expand this list of latest wearable tech trends of 2017 with New Balance RunIQ, which is another pretty sharp smart watch. Running on Android Wear 2.0, NB RunIQ packs GPS and plays well with Strava sharing. Also, Jabra has joined it with its PaceIO smart earbuds especially optimized to support the watch with in-ear coaching.
Health and fitness domains have rapidly accepted the wearable technology and are bringing in a variety of gadgets to aid people tracking health and fitness progresses on their own. Bloomlife is the latest addition to wearable health and fitness gadget category. Bloomlife is a stick-on tracker designed for pregnant women who can time contractions and measure changes-in-patterns over the third trimester.
HTC Vive Tracker
HTC Viva Tracker is a 10 cm wide accessory that can be attached to anything; from real baseball bets to gloves to turn it into VR controller compatible with Viva virtual reality headset. The device is coming in the second quarter this year.
Misfit Vapor is another chick and sporty-but-not-too-sporty smartwatch from Misfit. Based on its proprietary OS with build-in GPs as well as touch bezel surrounding the secreen, Vapor comes with a variety of stylish interchangeable straps.
Casio perfectly carried forward its more than half century old legacy of watches and clocks with its smart watch Casio WSD-F20. It’s precisely what we can expect from Casio. However, it’s not the company’s first smart watches as it already launched WSD-F10 last year but WSD-F20 brings GPS, color maps, and snow sports tracking. The WSD-F20 is an Android Wear 2.0 based smartwatch.
Polar Team Pro Shirt
Wearable technology isn’t limited merely to gadgets but its spanning to other areas too; such as clothes. In our list of The best wearable tech trends of 2017, we have also added the wearable-technology enabled clothes. A good example is Polo Team Pro Shirt that monitors heart rate and tracks GPS via capture points embedded into the fabric as well as small sensor pod on the back side of the collar.