Have you ever heard of a smartwatch that gives you a SHOCK to wake you up in the morning, or a belt that can track steps and do more! Gadget world has an array of interesting gadgets that can do more than what you assume them to be capable of doing. And wearable is one segment that has quite a lot of such quirky and weird options, which may as well seem interesting to many of you.
There are many wearable that look good but work great. You may love them or hate them, but you can't ignore the fact that these gadgets have the capability of doing something that most of similar looking gadgets cannot do.
Today we bring to you a list of 7 such weird yet interesting gadgets that we would like to add to our gadget house:
A wearable that can shift your mental state:
Ever thought of a wearable that can alter your thoughts! Thync is a mid-altering consumer wearable that enables you to shift mental states in minutes. As per the company claims, this new device can alter your thoughts using a process called neurosignalling. In simple words, take it like a shot of an espresso, with its benefits lasting several hours.
These shoes have self tying lace:
Nike launched HyperAdapt 1.0 with adaptive lacing. "When you step in, your heel will hit a sensor and the system will automatically tighten," explains Tiffany Beers, Senior Innovator, NIKE, and the project's technical lead. "Then there are two buttons on the side to tighten and loosen. You can adjust it until it is perfect." Hmm..Interesting!
This gadget that can help you sit up straight!
Are you tired of slouching at your desk or at home! If your answer is ‘Yes' then you must check out this smart posture trainer that can save your back. The UpRight wearable can train your body into sitting properly, in correct posture and improve your health. And the best part is that it remains discreet. It is a 4-inch long device that sticks vertically to the lower back.
A smart wrist band:
Sony recently showcased its FES Watch with straps that can change patterns. The company has used electronic paper for the watch face and strap, which allows wearer to select the display pattern of their choice from 24 different options.
A ring with smart features:
Ringly is an 18k-gold plated ring that connects with a smartphone to discreetly notify the wearer of a call or text. The idea is to incorporate tech into women's everyday accessories so that they can enjoy the moment without missing something important.
A wearable that makes your arm a touchscreen!
Imagine if your arm could be an extension of your phone's touchscreen that allows you to operate your phone! Carnegie Mellon project named SkinTrack is capable of doing exactly this. Researchers at the university have developed a pair of devices that communicate with each other to allow wearer's skin, or shirt sleeve to act as an additional screen. This combo has a ring and band. The ring emits high-frequency electrical signal, which is picked by the wristband through electrodes placed inside. Using this technology, the device tracks the position of user's finger on their arm.
A clock that gives you shock to wake you up!
Are you lazy to get out of your bed, even when your alarm alerts you of time! You need a Shock Clock. The wearable wristband gives electric shocks to put you out of your bed. The Shock Clock is a wearable alarm clock which gives an electric shock if you hit snooze.