Wearables

Facebook cofounder and ceo Mark Zuckerberg streaming his keynote at the virtual Facebook Connect conference.

Technology

Facebook Announces Luxottica Deal, Unveils Plans for AR Glasses

Facebook says Luxottica-designed smart glasses will arrive next year, while revealing plans for future AR glasses and new Oculus VR tech.

clock September 16, 2020Adriana Lee

Amazon introduced the Halo band and Halo smartphone app on Thursday, available via invite-only on an early-access basis.

Technology

Amazon Wearables Takes Creepy Turn With New Wrist Device

Amazon introduces Halo, a smart band that can make 3-D body scans from photos to check body fat and read wearers’ emotion via voice print.

clock August 27, 2020Adriana Lee

Fitbit Alta

Technology

Google’s Fitbit Acquisition Hits EU Roadblock

European regulators are not easing scrutiny of Big Tech. Facebook, Amazon and Apple are all facing their own EU investigations.

clock August 4, 2020Kali Hays

The latest version of Hermès' Apple Watch Series 5.

Technology

Apple Watch Helps Tech Giant Post Record-Breaking Quarter

The Apple Watch and AirPods Pro, which pulled in $10 billion for the first time, has become a real business.

clock January 28, 2020Adriana Lee

Shoppers have been eagerly awaiting the new version of Samsung's popular Galaxy Buds, here shown in silver alongside the Galaxy Note 10.

Technology

Wearables to Surge, Thanks to Cheaper Prices and Hearables

Forget the wrist? New reports show growth in wearables, thanks to lower pricing and the popularity of ear-worn gizmos.

clock December 16, 2019Adriana Lee

Snapchat Spectacles 3

Technology

The Spectacles of It All: Snap Labs on Its Latest AR Push

Snapchat’s skunkworks R&D team sits down with WWD to talk about its latest augmented reality face gear.

clock November 12, 2019Adriana Lee

A Chalonne watch strap with diamonds.

Markets

Fashion Watchbands for Wearables

Chalonne and Jean Rousseau artisans developed a method to lock jewelry in the lining of watch straps for stability while maintaining suppleness.

clock November 8, 2019David Moin

Veldt's new Luxture Aarde line of watches

Watches

Veldt Brings Citizen’s Riiiver Wearable Tech to U.S. Market

Veldt’s Luxture Aarde watch goes on sale Friday, bringing Citizen Riiiver wearable technology to the U.S.

clock November 1, 2019Adriana Lee

Levi's wearables, trucker jacket, google, tech

Technology

Levi’s Google Jacquard System Trucker Jacket Gets Smarter

Levi’s unveils new-and-improved wearable tech in collaboration with Google.

clock October 3, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Amazon's Echo frames.

Technology

Amazon Wearables Is Now a Thing

With Amazon’s Echo Frames, Echo Loop and Echo Buds, people have options on how to wear their Alexa voice assistant. 

clock September 26, 2019Adriana Lee

TAU is developing a compression pant capable of resistance training, thanks to detachable pods.

Technology

This Smart Garment Boosts Athletic Resistance Training

Blending aesthetics and athletics, TAU’s wearable resistance-training pant will come out of stealth at SFIA’s Start-up Challenge.

clock September 24, 2019Adriana Lee

Sophia the Robot, Hanson Robotics' humanoid robot.

Fashion Scoops

Runway Ex Machina: Robots to Make Their Mark at Fashion Week

Robotics will be showcased in a number of activations over New York’s spring 2020 show season.

clock September 5, 2019Patty Huntington

Michael Kors' Lexington 2 smartwatch

Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Kors’ New Smartwatches to Offer Calls

Upcoming Lexington 2 and Bradshaw 2 are ready to talk phone calls, plus sporty MKGO gets upgrades. 

clock September 4, 2019Adriana Lee

Misfit's new Vapor X smartwatch

Technology

Misfit Unveils Vapor X Touchscreen Wear OS Smartwatch

The Fossil Group wearables brand touts enhanced battery life, closer integration with Wear OS and a new “Dare to Be Different” campaign.

clock August 14, 2019Adriana Lee

Samsung and Under Armour introduce the Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armnour Edition

Technology

Samsung and Under Armour Debut Special Edition Smartwatch for Runners

The Galaxy Watch Active 2 Under Armour Edition links up with HOVR Connected shoes for real-time coaching.

clock August 8, 2019Adriana Lee

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