Wearable technology, gadgets on display throughout CES

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Everywhere you look these days, people are wearing gadgets designed to do everything from read your blood sugar levels to let you do a flying kick like Bruce Lee.

At the world’s biggest consumer technology fair in Las Vegas, even dogs are wearing gadgets.

CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports.

Wearable technology, gadgets on display throughout CES

Wearable technology, gadgets on display throughout CES

Everywhere you look these days, people are wearing gadgets designed to do everything from read your blood sugar levels to let you do a flying kick like Bruce Lee. At the world’s biggest consumer technology fair in Las Vegas, even dogs are wearing gadgets. CGTN’s Owen Fairclough reports.

From head to toe, electronics consumers can cover yourself with wearable technology these days: watches to pump them up, headsets to put people in a different reality, all designed to help you let loose.

Now these shoes are essentially supposed to replicate all kinds of terrain for gaming…rocks, sand, even a swamp with critters that’ll bite my feet. It’s all about creating an immersive virtual experience.

Wearable tech isn’t just for us humans. Piper’s collar can determine his mood.

The jury’s out on wearable-Motorola has halted plans for a smart watch. And yet some forecasts suggest there will be hundreds of millions of these devices on the market in next few years.


Frederik Hermann discusses Chinese wearable tech

Some of the biggest brands in wearable tech are the obvious ones such as Apple and Fitbit, but Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi is hoping to make its own mark with its wearables unit Huami. To learn more about it, CGTN’s Phil Lavelle spoke with Frederik Hermann, head of marketing & sales at Huami.