eisure & Recreation Nike+ FuelBand Wearable technology is not a crowded field in terms of actual uptake; you've got the wristwatch and maybe the iPod Nano as some of the only contenders. But Nike's shaking up the field with their FuelBand, which provides athletes with a sort of magic bracelet that tracks their expended energy. But what really gives it that something extra is how Nike's incorporated an ecosystem to create a community: By turning expended energy into a…
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15 Wearable technology is the next big thing. So why is Nike's Fuelband, a small wrist-based fitness computer, in trouble? Read more and learn vocabulary words like converted, ecosystem, leverage, peril, sacrifice, and skepticism. http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-04-21/nike-backs-off-fuelband-wearable-fitness-trackers#r=rss
Nike FuelBand SE review: more social features, much longer battery life
Nike FuelBand SE review - The fuelband tracks movement and try's to encourage you to keep active. It can also work with your phone or computer for you to see stats and to even compare them with your friends. Wearable technology like this has been getting more popular in the last few years. (Smith, M 2013)
Nike and Apple working on ‘stylish’ new wearable technology
If you don’t think the Nike+ Fuelband is ridiculously important, then you’re missing the big picture. In the next five to 10 years, wearable technology--the sensor-based appcessories that use our phones as brains and connections to the cloud--has the potential to change our lives every bit as much as having the world’s information in our pockets.
Off Book looks into the future to see how wearable technology will become increasingly ingrained in our lives and our culture. From the Nike Fuelband to Google Glass, consumers are already seeing hints of the future of wearable devices. They have the possibility to make us more knowledgeable about ourselves and our surroundings, and connect us with each other in an uninterrupted, more intimate way. From DIY wearables to high-tech sensors and smart fabrics, the years ahead will show how ...
Smart devices gain corporate stature: wearable tech next?
Smart devices gain corporate stature: wearable tech next? | The second part of Samsung and Ovum's study assesses how different devices share the workload of the modern employee and how new tech may alter the trend further. Buying advice from the leading technology site