A device that senses alpha, beta and theta waves in the wearer’s brain and causes the head dress to light up in different colours at the ‘Wired to Wear’ exhibit featuring wearable technology at the Museum of Science and Industry. Photo: AP

Crazy future wearables: smart tattoos, electronic muscles for extra strength and more on show in Chicago

  • Forget the Apple Watch. At a future wearables exhibition in Chicago, the devices on display will truly blow your mind
  • We picked out five favourites, including a tattoo that can control your phone and clothing fused with robotics to help movement
Topic |   Wearables

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A device that senses alpha, beta and theta waves in the wearer’s brain and causes the head dress to light up in different colours at the ‘Wired to Wear’ exhibit featuring wearable technology at the Museum of Science and Industry. Photo: AP
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Ben Sin receives the results of the results of the EKG taken via his Apple Watch 4 on his iPhone. Apple launches its EKG app in Hong Kong on Thursday, the first Asian market to have it, and another feature to detect irregular heart rhythms. Photo: Ben Sin

Apple Watch irregular heartbeat detection features debut in 19 markets including UK, Hong Kong

  • Inspired by stories such as that of Hongkonger whose Apple Watch detected his unusual heartbeat and saved his life, Apple adds new features to smartwatch
  • An app for Apple Watch 4 can perform an electrocardiograph, while an irregular heart rhythm detector is being made available for all Watch models
Topic |   Apple

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Ben Sin receives the results of the results of the EKG taken via his Apple Watch 4 on his iPhone. Apple launches its EKG app in Hong Kong on Thursday, the first Asian market to have it, and another feature to detect irregular heart rhythms. Photo: Ben Sin
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