• ​While exposure to SOME sunlight is necessary, we all know that getting too much is not a good idea – among other things, it can cause sunburn, skin cancer and premature aging of the skin. With that in mind, a new paper wristband has been designed to let us know when to seek the shade.
  • If you know someone with a compulsive behavior such as nail-biting, you may find yourself constantly telling them, "Hey, you're doing it again." The problem is, you can't be watching/stopping them all the time. That's why HabitAware's Liv bracelet was created.
  • Tago Arc is an E Ink fashion accessory that can be customized to look exactly as the user desires, and never needs to be charged. It connects to a smartphone companion app, allowing the wearer to create their own designs, or purchase from a library of images.
  • Leatherman multi-tools can certainly come in handy, but they are one more thing that has to be stuffed in a pocket or hung on a belt. That's where the Leatherman Tread comes in. It's a stainless steel bracelet that incorporates 25 tools within its links.
  • Leapfrog's LeapBand is a virtual pet gaming device merged with a fitness tracker that motivates kids to move using gameplay and activity challenges. Is it enough to get them to be more physically active though? Read on to find out.
  • Lathering yourself in mosquito-repelling lotions might not be ideal, but it's better than those red swellings that would otherwise pop up on any exposed skin. The Invisaband releases a natural oil to confuse mosquitoes' senses, saving you from bites and applying layers of oily repellents.
  • Computer users may sometimes forget to log off when accessing sensitive data. That's why Dartmouth College computer science student Shrirang Mare is developing ZEBRA. It utilizes a sensor-equipped bracelet to continuously authenticate a user's identity.
  • The fashionistas at Opening Ceremony have teamed up with Intel to create MICA (My Intelligent Communication Accessory), a gem-encrusted smart bracelet, aimed at bringing an element of sophistication in an increasingly crowded market.
  • Young women under the influence of alcohol may be endangered when separated from friends at venues. In an attempt to reduce this possibility, a group of University of Washington students have designed a smart wearable that automatically alerts friends if something may be wrong.
  • Safelet is a simple safety bracelet which allows the wearer to send out an alert whenever they feel in danger. It can be activated a lot quicker and more simply than a mobile phone, and offers important information to those on the receiving end of the emergency alert.
  • Tinitell is a simple smartphone designed for the wrist that offers a way for parents to keep tabs on their offspring. With just the most basic selection of buttons and voice recognition software it's suitable for children of all ages.
  • Smartsun is the latest in a line of UV-detecting wristbands, encouraging healthy exposure to the sun by changing color from yellow to beige and ultimately pink when it is time to head indoors. This transformation is caused by an acid-release agent that responds to ultraviolet light.
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