Lechal is the newest thing in the fast growing wearable market, a SmartShoe.
Manufactured by Ducere Technologies in India, the first SmartShoe in the world (as far as I’m aware) will launch in September for an estimated $100 US.
The shoe has bluetooth built in, allowing it to sync up with Google Maps on your phone. So once you set a destination on Google Maps, the shoe will provide instructions, telling you which way to turn and in which direction. It does this by vibrating.
Krispian Lawrence, one of the company co-founders stated:
The shoes are a natural extension of the human body, Ã¢â‚¬Â¦ You will leave your house without your watch or wristband, but [...]
Google announcedÃ‚Â Android Wear today, a new platform geared toward bringing Android to wearable devices like smartwatches.
Android Wear is designed to focus on timely information, delivered when it’s most relevant Ã¢â‚¬â€ Google’s announcement mentions social updates, chat updates and notifications from shopping and news apps, for instance.
The “OK Google” keyword can also activate voice input, just as it does in the Google Now Launcher, allowing you to get answers to spoken questions, or perform other commends like sending text messages or setting alarms. That means voice commands from Android WearÃ‚Â devices can also link back to your phone and, for example start [...]