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emergentfutures:

Google’s Big Bet on the Future of UI: Gadgets That Predict Your Needs


Android Wear, its OS for smartwatches and Google Glass, won’t be some simplified version of a smartphone UI. Rather, it will be a new kind of beast, whose core experience is lifted heavily from Google Now. The Android Wear UX won’t be a bunch of app icons arrayed on a screen; rather, it’ll be a series of cards, each of which is triggered by whatever you might be doing in the moment.


Full Story: Wired

emergentfutures:

Google’s Big Bet on the Future of UI: Gadgets That Predict Your Needs

Android Wear, its OS for smartwatches and Google Glass, won’t be some simplified version of a smartphone UI. Rather, it will be a new kind of beast, whose core experience is lifted heavily from Google Now. The Android Wear UX won’t be a bunch of app icons arrayed on a screen; rather, it’ll be a series of cards, each of which is triggered by whatever you might be doing in the moment.

Full Story: Wired

lehroi:

Materials scientist John Rogers and his firm MC10 have developed flexible electronic circuits that stick directly to the skin like temporary tattoos and monitor the wearer’s health. The Biostamp is a thin electronic mesh that stretches with the skin and monitors temperature, hydration and strain.

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