Tag: wearables Filter Filter by All Automation Blog Creativity Data E-Commerce Future Innovation Leadership Management Media Metaverse Purpose Sustainability Trends Videos close 2018: a digital year in review By Adam Tinworth 2018 is all but done. What happened — and how well did our prediction pan out? Here's a digital year in review. 2016: a year of digital growing pains By Adam Tinworth 2016 has been quite a year. While we like to look at what's coming NEXT, sometimes it's appropriate to take a look back at the year that's finishing… Wrist baggage: how the Apple Watch made an airport slightly more bearable. By Adam Tinworth It takes an awful lot of work to makes something as simple as a push notification about baggage work - but it's worth it. Augmented reality crime scenes – when business tech gets exciting By Adam Tinworth UK police forces are looking at deploying Microsoft technology to visualise crime scenes. Why don't we get more excited about business technology? Two sides of the (Google) Glass By Adam Tinworth While everyone focuses on wrist-mounted screens, the post-mortems for the explorer version of Google Glass rumble on. Building apps for Apple Watch: it’s not a phone By Adam Tinworth Many of the first wave of Apple Watch apps are poor - and one developer has articulated clearly why that is. Smart watches are about to make in-flight service better By Adam Tinworth The Apple Watch has barely been out for 10 days, yet smart businesses are already thinking how to improve customer experience with it. A weekend with Apple Watch By Adam Tinworth I've had Apple Watch for a weekend now. How useful is it proving to be - and what are its weaknesses? Apple Watch sells out: is this the beginning of a wearables boom? By Adam Tinworth The initial batch of Apple Watches sold out within an hour, with estimates on all models slipping back to June - or later. What does this tell us? Mobile Connections: the age of connected devices By Laurent Burdin We're at the beginning of magical times as the mobile phone becomes the heart of countless mobile devices, says SinnerSchrader's Laurent Burdin 6 things you can learn from LeWeb Day One By Adam Tinworth From the sharing economy, to the wearable explosion, from the death of Office to the birth of neurogames, LeWeb has been rattling through the near future. Design fictions: transparent planes and bluetooth heels By Adam Tinworth Two fascinating glimpses of futures that might yet be: a see-through plane, and heels that talk to your phone… Microsoft Band: on the boundary of smartphone and fitness tracker By Adam Tinworth Microsoft has unexpectedly joined the wearable and quantified self markets with a new fitness band that muscles in on smartphone territory. Apple Watch: what we know and what we don’t By Adam Tinworth The Apple Watch has been announced - but it won't arrive until next year. There's much we don't know yet - but there's also an opportunity to prepare to build something new. Wearables: demand needs the right product. By Adam Tinworth Wearable speculation is rife with an Apple event on the horizon. The tech is there - but it needs to right product to create demand. For society to accept Google Glass, we need more wearers By Adam Tinworth Right now, only a few thousand people have Google Glass. That's not nearly enough for people to start making real decisions about how they feel about it. Wireless Mesh Networking: a connectivity cloud for Apple’s wearables? By Adam Tinworth Lurking inside the most recent version of iOS is a technology called wireless mesh networking. Could this be the backbone of Apple's wearables? Wearables: Motorola watches while Apple waits By Adam Tinworth All eyes are on the… wrist? Wearables seem to be the next area of interest technological development, and the next wave of Android smartphones is only a few months away. Will customers wait for Apple?