It’s no secret that one of the hottest consumer electronics categories is wearable gear. No matter what activity you are participating in (even the art of sleep), there is a specially tailored gadget to fit your needs.
If you’re on the hunt for the best wearable electronics gear on the market, we’ve got you covered. The following are 10 of the hottest and most effective wearable technologies on the market today.
10 Best Wearable Electronics Gadgets
Nike’s wearable activity tracker converts all your activity data into NikeFuel — a single, easy-to-understand, track, and share measurement for all your activities and Nike+ devices. Its LED screen displays steps taken, calories burned, and the time it took you to do it, and an integrated USB port allows you to sync the FuelBand with your computer. Plus, there are no dongles or extra cords to lose. The FuelBand can also wirelessly sync with your smartphone, but only if you have an iOS device.
The Jawbone Up was created to be worn 24/7 to track your sleep patterns, physical activity, and eating/drinking habits. The device syncs to your smartphone via the Jawbone Android or iPhone application and can truly play a role in helping you improve your health.
The Galaxy Gear SmartWatch is an impressive piece of technology that is compatible with the Galaxy Note and other Galaxy smartphones. In comparison to other smartwatches on the market, the Galaxy Gear isn’t overwhelmingly bulky, with its 1.63-inch Super AMOLED screen and 1.9 Megapixel camera. The watch gives you the power to make calls James Bond style and benefit from the S Voice personal assistant.
Martian Passport SmartWatch – iPhone Compatible
The Martian Passport is a handsomely designed smartwatch that is compatible with both iPhones and Android smartphones. It allows for you to use voice commands for its various functions, view notifications, voice text messages, and take phone calls. We love the Martian because of its high-style (somewhat retro) design. It stacks up pretty nicely against the Samsung Galaxy Gear SmartWatch, with the exception of fitness tracking capabilities. If this is a must and you own a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, it’s best you stick with the Samsung watch.
This powerful timepiece is GPS-driven and features more than 27,000 courses around the globe—no worries with downloads or membership fees. Once the watch zeros in on the specific course you’re playing on, you’ll always know how far you are away from the green (including front, center, and back distances).
If you would prefer not to hassle with a mounted camera, Pivothead 1080 Polarized Camera Glasses are an awesome substitute. Wildly enough, they offer brilliant HD video, an 8MP Sony CMOS image sensor for still images, wind-resistant audio recording, and a 75 degree field of view.
Adventurers rave about the brand because it is undeniably the toughest and most versatile action sports video camera on the market. The GoPro HERO3+ Black Edition ($399.99) is 20 percent smaller and lighter and features 33 percent improved image sharpness and reduced distortion than the Silver Edition ($299.00). Both the Black and Silver editions have Wi-Fi Remote build-in, which work beautifully with the GoPro App.
The third, and least expensive option, is the White Edition ($199.99). You’ll only have 5 megapixels to work with, but is the perfect gateway drug to action sports movie making.
The Zeal HD Cam Goggles are an awesome piece of equipment. They have the power to capture 1080p and 720p high-definition video and 12 megapixel photos. You can also enjoy the Zeal’s 170-degree wide angle camera lens. This happens to be much wider than the majority of action sports cameras on the market. They were also built to be helmet compatible and come equipped with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that can last up to three-hours.
If you’re looking for top-quality noise-canceling headphones and cost isn’t a factor, the Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones should definitely be at the top of your list. They include an open, circum-aural headphone andra transmitter, which emits amazingly balanced sound. Sennheiser headphones are also known for being very comfortable.
Where money is absolutely no object, you can invest in one of the very few pairs of Google Glasses available. For a mere $2,885, you’ll be given the power to use basic voice commands to take photos and videos, utilize GPS, send messages, listen to music, browse the Internet, make calls, and access numerous apps. They are now compatible with both iPhones and Android smartphones.