Big changes being made to wearable technology

By Alina Kandinova Behold, the first ever rechargeable wearable tracker! Wearable technology has made a huge debut in the retail industry. For fitness enthusiasts, wearable technology like the Nike Fuelband and the FitBit have exploded from being cool products to “must-haves”. Google was one of the first companies to create a gadget that was multi-purposeful, wearable and semi-stylish when they released the first ever Google Glass back in 2013. Now, in 2015 we are looking at the first ever solar-powered wearable tech piece that has all the qualities of a standard fitness tracker, but with crystals that are solar powered. Swarovski has teamed up with Misfit, to create the first ever rechargeable wearable tech piece. This retail combination holds the potential to dominate the industry. In their collaboration, Swarovski uses crystals that concentrate light, and make them perfect channels for charging solar panels, offering a variety of optional accessories such as bracelets, pendants and wristbands. The industry’s call for a truly innovative wearable piece was a long time coming – and both Swarovski and Misfit were able to combine forces, reputation and resources. Why is this collaboration so unique?

  • Breakthrough into the niche markets for wearable tech and fitness pieces
  • Creating an incomparable competition for the wearable technology market
  • Producing a wearable that is versatile, affordable and stylish
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