Wearable Technology

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(KTVI) - Move over smart phones, it looks like technology is going all "Dick Tracy" on us.

FOX 2 News’ tech expert, Scott Schaeffer, from Blade Technologies talked about "wearable technology” including the upcoming Google Glasses.

Dawn of a new age of mobile electronics.
Soon to be generally available.

Google Glass
Augmented reality: see directions and GPS information right in front of you.
Record and share what you see.
Send messages, perform web searches, voice translation, etc. hands-free,
Rumor is that it Releases late in 2013 and will cost around $1500.00.
An ever-present, always-visible, hands-free computing and communications device.
In the future, face recognition software combined with your Contacts list.
Issues with distracted drivers and other such operations.

Vuzix Smart Glasses M100
Incoming Caller ID
Email (Gmail or any IMAP email account)
Calendar Alerts
Facebook and Twitter Messages
Weather Alerts
Difference watch faces.
Shipping in April-May 2013.

Pebble Smartwatch
iWatch concept
Just a concept at this time, but indications are that Apple is considering the development of a such a device.