Last week, at its annual developer’s conference I/O 2015 in San Francisco, Google announced partnership with the American denim and casual wear company Levi Strauss on the development of touch-sensitive, connected textiles, known as Project Jacquard.
The American head office of Ogilvy CommonHealth, the team of health-related trends analysts, has released a new report “Wearable Technology Futures 2020: A New Path for Public Health?” that looks at potential of the much-discussed wearable devices, such as Jawbone, Fitbit and others, to improve the level of public health—specifically, in the U.S.
PayPal is rolling out a new program that will allow customers to make payments on the go. The new feature lets them make wireless transactions using one of the trendiest wearable tech pieces, smartwatches. At the moment, PayPal is launching a pilot phase of the program at the campus café in San Jose, using Samsung Galaxy smart on-wrist tech pieces.