2016 Top Wearable Technology Companies
Wearable technology companies have been jostling for supremacy all year long, with a month to go. In the last eleven months, these have been the most successful wearable technology companies, each solving problems we face every day with ingenious wearable and IoT devices.
Our furry friends have the tendency to get lost in the most bizarre environments. Without an accurate position, you could easily lose your dog. Nuzzle doubles up as a pet tracker as well as an insurance company. The collar wearable is fitted with GPS and a mapping features, tracking your dog’s every movement and displaying it on the companion app. the app also displays the dog’s wellness and health, asides making predictions on the dog’s moods from the best wearable technology companies.
With many wearables dedicated to measuring sleep, it’s confusing to pick what works best for you. Kokoon not only tracks your sleep but goes further to help you sleep better. Slated for launch towards the end of the year, these in-ear sleep headphones are fitted with premium-grade technology to improve your overall sleep pattern.
Coming from one of the best wearable technology companies, Xmetrics is the ultimate swimming wearable with multiple features dedicated to tracking swimming metrics and styles and ultimately help the user up their game. For minimal drag, it is conveniently placed on the back of your head. The set of biomechanics measured surpasses all other swimming wearables. Real-time audio feedback relays information regarding breath counts, kick-turn times, stroke efficiency amongst other metrics.
With its platform supporting both Android and iOS, Blocks remains the 10th most-funded Kickstarter wearable of all time. A product from one of the top wearable technology companies, Blocks employs fingerprint ID and heart rate together with other security and app tools, presenting them in an elegant piece of fashion. The interlocking modules will be easy to update meaning you won’t have to buy another hardware set ever so often.
Jabil Tech Company is all about designing smart sportswear. Their acquisition of the Finnish Clothing+, responsible for embedding sensor technology to Philips, Garmin, Adidas and Polar, it’s certainly not a child’s play. Clearly, a top contender among the best wearable technology companies, recording of biometrics data to sport bras, t-shirts and straps has been revolutionised.
Deriving power conveniently from your skin’s static and body movement, invisible are pretty sleek wearable tattoos that will have heads turning. Chaotic Moon and New Deal Design are among the top wearable technology companies focusing on flexible tattoos.
Judging from the big tech names that are betting big on Magic Leap such as Qualcomm and Google, it promises to bring augmented reality to the next level. It’s working towards overlaying 3D visual images mid-air in a room using light field displays, distinguishing it as an operating system for reality.
Under Armour is a wearable tech giant by its own right, having made the biggest online fitness community through MapMyFitness, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. It has also ventured into the wearable industry, partnering with other wearable technology companies to unleash premium sports clothing.
In terms of wearables sales, this Chinese tech giant comes only second to Fitbit. As the company moves West and Fitbit seeks new markets in Asia, it will be an interesting showdown as we wait to see who trounces the other. The new Xiaomi smartwatch is hugely expected to tilt the tables in the battle among the best wearable technology companies.