Qualms over Google's love of TMI aside, wearable technology is quickly becoming a big focus for the coming years. Beyond tattoos and pills, Google is working on its smartphone companion device, Google Glass. In January, Google published a research paper with ideas for using an NFC-enabled ring as an authentication device. In 2012, Nokia patented a magnetic material that could be applied to the skin to receive vibrating alerts for phone calls, text messages, and other smartphone notifications. And we recently took a look at a ton of wearable devices you can purchase right now from smart watches to wristband pedometers, and gaming vests that simulate in-game impacts.
Yep, wearable computers and devices will soon be everywhere. If Motorola has its way that's a future you'll soon have to swallow.
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