Acer Reveals Three New Wearables
Taiwanese electronics company Acer Incorporated made its way to New York to show off a trio of new wearable devices which will be included in the company’s Liquid Leap brand.
Two of the devices, the Liquid Leap Fit and Liquid Leap Active, were developed for health and fitness purposes. The third device, the Liquid Leap Curve, is more of a fashion statement, as the company created the wearable with the intention of making it look “like jewelry.”
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Microsoft is allowing its fitness monitoring platforms Band and Health to enter a sort of open relationship.
The company announced that Band will no longer be needed to use the Health app.
The relationship between wearables and the workplace could be one that lasts according to a survey in which 81 percent of CIOs said wearables will be prevalent between the office walls.
In other news, researchers at Ulm University in Germany developed a belt (named “Belt”) that can be used to adjust a wearable’s display.