Wearables

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Wrist and Face Tech Are Down, but Not Out

Smartwatches, AR tech and VR goggles are going through growing pains, but they’re still expected to grow. And thrive.

clock June 19, 2018Adriana Lee

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NXP, Visa and Mastercard Bring Mobile Payments to Any Accessory

Think of it as accessories with benefits.

clock June 7, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Wearables Market Slows, but Smart Clothes and Other Gizmos Get Ready

The wearables market is still growing, but starting to cool, as smart clothes and hearables dig in.

clock June 4, 2018Adriana Lee

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Mergers and Acquisitions

VF to Enter Wearables Fitness Market

VF is set to acquire the Altra footwear brand, which uses technology to connect to mobile devices to improve one’s workout.

clock March 14, 2018Vicki M. Young

Fossil's Michele hybrid watch

Technology

Why Hybrid Watches Are Hot — And Getting Hotter

Analog-digital timepieces are expected to win the smartwatch popularity contest in four years. Fossil explains why.

clock March 8, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

Revenge of the Wearables — Wrist Gizmos Grew 7.7% in Q4

Not only are smartwatches not dead, says IDC, business is still growing.

clock March 1, 2018Adriana Lee

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Technology

175 Million Europeans Predicted to Use Contactless Payment Services

Wearable devices are upping the frequency of tap-and-go purchase methods.

clock February 26, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

L’Oréal’s new UV Sense technology was designed to look like nail art.

Technology

Meet L’Oréal’s New Nail Art-UV Sensor Mash-up

The beauty company packs its latest UV tech into a new battery-free sensor, heading to thumbnails this summer.

clock January 7, 2018Adriana Lee

Guests of RESETª 002 experiencing the Spring/Summer 2018 virtual reality presentation from Sid Neigum.

Technology

Wearables and VR/AR Tech Set to Explode by 2021, Says IDC

The research firm projects a large jump in consumer interest for smartwatches and VR/AR headsets by 2021.

clock December 21, 2017Adriana Lee

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Technology

Fashion Helped Fuel 7.3% Growth in Wearables Worldwide

New IDC report offers good news for smartwatches. But single-purpose devices like fitness trackers took a hit last quarter.

clock November 30, 2017Adriana Lee

Spire Health Tag

Technology

Spire Reveals Health Tag, a Washable, Wearable Tracker

Spire courts consumers and the fashion industry, with a stick-on device that turns items into smart garments.

clock November 20, 2017Adriana Lee

Marc Jacobs launches hybrid smartwatch.

Technology

Still Ticking: Smartwatches

The tech is now in the hands of experts who know what people want to wear.

clock November 7, 2017Adriana Lee

Jeff Williams, Apple's chief operating officer, shows new Apple Watch products at the Steve Jobs Theater on the new Apple campus, in Cupertino, CalifApple Showcase, Cupertino, USA - 12 Sep 2017

Technology

Apple Stock Hit by Apple Watch 3 Connection Problems

Apple’s latest Watch is a wearable designed to work on its own, but at least in some cases, it doesn’t.

clock September 20, 2017Adriana Lee

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Technology

Amazon Reportedly Working on Smart Glasses

Feast your eyes on this: Amazon’s reportedly working on smart, stylish eyewear featuring the Alexa voice assistant.

clock September 20, 2017Adriana Lee

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WWD Law Review: Amazon Speaks Up and Taylor Swift’s Song Protection

Amazon reiterated its values in the wake of President Trump’s DACA decision, while Taylor Swift sought to protect a song lyric.

clock September 8, 2017Julie Zerbo

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