Cover Story: Wearable tech could save the world

Smartwatches, fitness wristbands, and Google Glass are just the start of the wearable revolution writes Emmet Ryan.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
26th January, 2014
When Google first launched Glass, the technology was met with a mixture of scepticism, excitement, and flat-out derision.

When Google first launched Glass, the technology was met with a mixture of scepticism, excitement, and flat-out derision. Parody videos, some of which were rather clever, sprung up to mock the idea of someone walking around with a piece of kit on their face.

After the initial wave, something interesting happened. Those with early access to Glass started doing some really clever stuff with the technology. What truly stood out was the sheer variety of...

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