Alcatel OneTouch has announced what it describes as “the first wearable smartphone for music and fitness fans”.
The Pop Fit is a dual-core Android device that is designed to be worn with an armband.
Google says it’s testing a ‘smart’ contact lens that’s designed to help people with diabetes monitor their glucose levels.
The lens, which is being developed by Brian Otis and Babak Parviz within the next-generation Google X project team, contains a wireless chip and glucose sensor.
Announces smart watch and combined hotspot/projector device
The newly-independent ZTE Mobile Devices division has used this week’s International CES electronics show to reveal a range of mobile-related equipment.
New smartphones from the company include the flagship ZTE Grand S II, which offers voice recognition unlocking and voice-activated photography.
Sporting goods specialist adidas is planning to launch its own smart watch for runners next month.
Called the miCoach SMART RUN, it’ll help athletes track their runs, monitor their heart rate, listen to their favourite music and get real-time coaching tips.
Japanese motor manufacturer Nissan is creating a smartwatch designed specifically for drivers of its high-performance Nismo cars.
The Nissan Nismo Concept Watch, which is being shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show from this week, will capture the driver’s biometric data via a heart rate monitor whilst also reporting on vehicle telematics and performance data.