Wearable devices are quite popular in the current time. Tech enthusiasts love to wear these wearable devices as they look cool and also they serve several different use cases. Smartwatches, fitness trackers and smart rings are quite trending and many people are searching for them on the internet to know more about them.
Today, we have brought this post to make you know about these 3 Wearable Tech Trends Of 2019 in detail. You will come to know about the features of them after reading the post so continue till the end and enjoy reading.
Smartwatches are not a new thing now; they have been around since a long time. There are couple of great features and benefits provided by a smartwatch. Let us check out the features.
1) Get Urgent Notifications
You have to just connect your smartphone via Bluetooth to the smartwatch and you can get the real-time notifications straight on your wrist; no need to check the phone again and again.
2) Listen to Music
Some watches have the feature of in-built music, you don’t need to connect to the smartphone even.
3) Measure your steps
Any smartwatch will have the basic feature of counting your steps; no need to connect your smartphone for this function too. So, if you are a fitness freak, this feature is really good for you.
4) Find a phone quickly
We often lose our phone and the trouble comes when we aren’t able to find it. At this point of time, a smartwatch can be quite helpful to us. There is a feature called “Find Phone” in many smartwatches which we can use to locate our phone.
For using this feature, your phone and watch must be connected and then you can ring it to hear from where the sound comes. Press the button few times and you will find your phone.
5) Fitness tracking
Smartwatches can help you to keep a complete track of your fitness. With it, you can measure calories, heart rate, sleep, steps and much more. If you are preparing for any sports such as swimming or running then you should look for a watch that is specially built for that purpose; it will help you to set your goals and achieve them effectively.
Make sure you do proper market research before buying the watch. Properly check the features provided by the watch and also check the battery life. Also, look whether the watch is waterproof or not.
Smart rings are quite new and many people might not be knowing about it yet. It is the smallest wearable device among all. You can wear it on your finger just like a regular ring.
Some of the features of a smart ring are
- Step count
- Measure distance travelled
- Measure heart rate
- Measure calories burnt
- Track sleep quality
The rings are designed in such a manner that one can wear it for the whole day comfortably so it can track the sleep quality effectively. You can view the health data on your smartphone as the rings are usually integrated with Google Fit and Apple Health. The battery life of a smart ring is usually more than that of a watch.
Some of the rings come with a gem stone; when any notification arrives, the stone will light up with LED. There is one panic button feature in some of the rings using which we can send a S.O.S. alert to preselected emergency contacts with the current location.
There are many rings which can be used to make payments. These rings use the contactless technology to make the payments (same used by the bank cards to make tap and go purchase). Usually, these rings are integrated with a wallet and you can add your funds there are make the payment.
Different ring manufacturing companies have added different features in their rings; it is better to check out their features to select the best ring which suits our needs.
People who are athletes preparing for various sports competition have to monitor their fitness regularly to maintain their health and physique. Fitness trackers are quite helpful for this purpose.
Nowadays, most of the tasks performed by a fitness tracker are already covered by a smart watch but still some unique features are only provided by a tracker. Let us check out what are the features provided by a tracker.
- Heart rate monitoring
- Exercise recognition
It can figure out whether the activity you are performing is cycling, running, swimming, walking or anything else. There are special activity sensors for this purpose.
- Calories burnt, step count
- Smartphone integration
There are a number of good fitness trackers available in the market. If you are planning to buy one then make sure you do proper research and check out the complete feature list of the different trackers. This will help you to select the best one for yourself.
So, here was an overview of the wearable tech trends of 2019. If you are techy and love experiencing new devices then you must try out these wearable devices as it will help you out in your day-to-day life too.
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