Silicon processor giant Intel is said to have acquired smartwatch manufacturer – Basis – for a reported $100-$150 Million, in an effort that is expected to see the firm merge the company into its chip business for the possible production of future wearable products.
Tag Archives: Wearables
San Francisco-based UI designer – Todd Hamilton – has shared his highly-visual concept for Apple’s rumored “iWatch” product, this week. The video, first picked up by Mashable, aims to show how the company could facilitate integrating some of the most-loved features of its iOS operating system, into a wrist-based form-factor.
With competition in the wearable space incredibly fierce, one company who appears to be thinking outside the box when it comes to possible ideas for “wearable” technology, is Google – who just introduced the world’s first smart contact lens.
The world’s largest consumer electronics expo is about to open its doors yet again, tomorrow – and with competition in the industry having never been stiffer, it’s clear that the companies attending the show, this year, will have to pull something big out of the proverbial bag if they want …
You read right. Apple was just awarded a patent for a “seamlessly embedded heart rate monitor.” Thankfully, the filing doesn’t relate to the firm wanting to surgically implant customers with heart rate monitors, (at least, not yet).
As the race to create the most-functional (and wearable) “smart” device designed for end-users, continues, news broke over the weekend that Google has in fact acquired “smartwatch” development firm – WIMM Labs.
An (albeit, vague) report by the Financial Times is suggesting this week that Apple may have already begun an “aggressive” hire-drive concerning the development of its (rumoured) wrist device.
That’s right. Former CEO of Yves Saint Laurent – Paul Deneve.
We have to admit, as avid fans of the Pebble smartwatch, an “iWatch” – (if done ‘right’) – would certainly make our personal wish list for things we would like to see Apple announce next. But, what if Apple’s reported “iWatch” … isn’t a watch at all?
Russian newspaper Izvestia is reporting that Apple has already began the process of registering “iWatch” as an official trademark.