Change Is The Only Constant

Change Is The Only Constant

When Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher spoke about change being the only constant, little did he know that it can be applied even to today’s buzzword – wearable technology. Wearable technology is coming up with new things almost every single day. At so many levels, wearables and the technologies that go into them are bringing about […]

Smartwatches And Some Amazing Tech At CES 2015

Smartwatches And Some Amazing Tech At CES 2015

For sure, CES 2015 was a massive showcase for some fabulous smartwatches. From the Lenovo Vibe Band VB10, the three smartwatches introduced by Garmin and the Alcatel OneWatch – this event was truly a mecca for smartwatch lovers. There was also so much more on display at CES 2015 when it came to wearable tech […]

A ‘Skeuoed’ Approach

A ‘Skeuoed’ Approach

The next time you take a picture using your smart phone and hear the reassuring shutter click sound, you should think of the word skeuomorphism! This is one design principle that has bestowed many objects with ornamental touches which make them resemble other objects. Thus, you have an electric teakettle that looks like a traditional […]

The Third Dimension To Prosthetics

The Third Dimension To Prosthetics

One of the biggest advantages offered by Wearable Technology is its functionality. Buying a smartwatch because it is à la mode maybe as good a reason as any, but you also know that your smartwatch is going to help you communicate in a much more productive manner. Again, buying a fitness band is not just […]

Wearing Weirdness

Wearing Weirdness

If you were to ask a truly ‘traditional person’ then probably all wearable technology is weird! Why on earth would you want to strap a brain sensing headband just to go to sleep? Or, why do you want a smartwatch that tells you that you have a phone call? Would your smartphone not be able […]

Making Wearable Technology A Habit

Making Wearable Technology A Habit

Operant conditioning relies on reinforcement and punishment. While the former aims at increasing a certain behavior, the latter – punishment – is aimed at decreasing a particular behavior. So, why am I talking about conditioning, learning and punishment in the context of wearable technology? The answer lies in the fact that wearable technology is being […]

The Oak Tree Of Technology

Makes the biggest online discount sales look small!   Space Cadet could never be a bad thing – ever again!   For the women who want to go to Venus – well, you could give Elon Musk your number too.   Even a baby knows that Elon Musk packs a powerful punch   They say […]

Smartiplex On YouTube

Smartiplex On YouTube

For all of you who connect with us on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and our website itself, we have some great news! Smartiplex is now on YouTube as well. We have begun our journey on reviewing Wearable Tech with the Phosphor Touch Time Digital Watch, Martian Victory Smart Watch and the Gucci iGucci Sport Watch. […]

Digital Labor

Digital Labor

Among many other things, wearable technology is going to change the way human beings work. The very fact that wearable technology is capable of providing its wearer with immense amount of information, which is easily collected, means that it will reduce human intervention. Simple thing – at one point of time you may have had […]

Big Data And Wearable Tech

Big Data And Wearable Tech

According to research and analysts such as Gartner, Big Data is one of the most important things that a business organization has to deal with. Within this space lies the immense possibility of wearable technology generating Big Data. And wow – is it going to be BIG! Wearable technology can answer many questions. And in […]

Managing Personal Space

Managing Personal Space

Wait! Do not turn away because you think this is going to be a chat on something connected to body language. On the contrary, I’m going to talk about wearable technology and wonder at the immense possibilities it holds for enhancing personal space. In fact, it will play a huge role on much larger platforms […]

Benefits Of Wearable Tech

Benefits Of Wearable Tech

Give us this day our daily technology. For a tech buff, today’s world of wearable technology can be a smorgasbord of delights. As essential as bread and water, technology is part of everyday life in some way or the other. In fact, without technology, life as we know it is probably unimaginable and impossible. From […]

History of Wearable Technology

History of Wearable Technology

If you think of technology as consisting of tools and techniques, then it has been around since the beginning of human civilization! Of course, we will have to narrow that scope just a bit and talk about wearable tech in the modern sense of the term. It is extremely interesting to see how people talk […]

Future of Wearable Technology

Future of Wearable Technology

One thing we can all agree upon is the world of wearable technology is in a state of flux. Massively interesting, even intriguing, things are happening every day. In the social context, yes, wearable technology can be talked about endlessly – pros, cons and everything in between. But in the ‘technological’ context there is irrefutable […]

What Is The Tech in Wearable Tech?

What Is The Tech in Wearable Tech?

Confession time – I am not a techie in the true sense of the term. You know – formal education and all that. But what I lack in terms of degrees I try and make up for with indefatigable curiosity. So I was curious about what goes into the Technology of Wearable Technology. I know […]

The EcoSystem of Wearable Technology

The EcoSystem of Wearable Technology

Wearable technology is not a standalone entity as we are seeing. In fact, just a while earlier, we had talked about the trends and ideas that wearable technology will bring along. While some of these trends impact wearable technology and vice versa directly, there will certainly be a rise in other – non-directly related, can […]

Internet of People – New Connections!

Internet of People – New Connections!

When David Gilmour sings, nobody can ever be comfortably numb now isn’t it? To be part of the audience when Gilmour is singing would be like wrapping fine quality silk around your senses. But not all of us are that lucky and some of us simply end up wishing we were there – part of […]

Who’s Who in Wearable

Who’s Who in Wearable

Chances are that you will think of Google Glass when talking about wearable technology. Which is fine because after all Google seems to be an omnipresent entity where technology is concerned! Of course, you may also know about Samsung and Fitbit. But what about an Intel or an Epson? Maybe a Motorola too? All of […]