The i1 Biometrics Vector MouthGuard not only protects a football player’s teeth, it uses microscopic electronics to detect impacts to his skull. And the resulting data is fundamentally changing the way the game is played.
Microsoft has been working with a UK charity and several other companies on a project called Cities Unlocked, developing a clever headset which creates 3D sound maps to help blind and partially sighted people navigate around their surroundings.
Timex announced its Ironman One GPS+ smartwatch earlier this year. Unusually, it doesn't need to be tethered to your phone to use a data connection. Designed for running fanatics, it's up for pre-order in November through AT&T for $400.
DynaOptics is developing an optical zoom lens specifically designed for smartphones, which doesn't need the awkward and bulky extending section we're used to seeing. The clever tech means it's so unobtrusive, you won't know it's there at all.
Nixie the wearable camera drone has taken the top prize in Intel's first 'Make it Wearable' tech contest, an international initiative designed to encourage innovators to come up with awesome wearables and in turn help the chipmaker succeed in the market.
Carnival, the world's largest operator of cruise ships, announced it will add faster and better Wi-Fi to its vessels. Called WiFi@Sea, the network uses a combination of land-based antennas and satellites.
Investigators looking into Friday's SpaceShipTwo crash are reportedly examining the idea that structural failure may have brought the spacecraft down rather than an engine explosion, as some eyewitness accounts had suggested.