Privacy Commissioner concerned about Google Glass, sends letter to Google

Data privacy authorities around the world, including Canadian privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart, have sent an open letter to Google Inc., outlining their concerns with Google Glass. Thirty-seven provincial and international privacy offices from

Published on: June 18th, 2013 Candice So

Hear beats through your teeth with Play-a-Grill

Most people don't ever want to wear braces, a retainer, or basically put anything in their mouth unless it's a delicious snow cone. I, however, might make an exception for the Play-a-Grill, a

Published on: June 1st, 2012 Kevin Lee

ShoeSense prototype enables gesture-based control over smartphone

It’s a little bit different from the shoe phone that satirical spy Maxwell Smart used, but the team at ShoeSense has a modern take on how your footwear could be used to control

Published on: May 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Unzipping the privacy concerns around wearable technologies

Privacy and user control are emerging as key concerns in wearable technology as innovations in computing are increasingly interwoven into what we wear, two Toronto experts say.Just as privacy is an issue with

Published on: March 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

The wearable computer revolution has arrived

It’s an exciting time for the wearable-computing industry. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen declared in a recent interview that wearable computers were the next big thing for Silicon Valley, and the past few months

Published on: August 8th, 2011 David Daw

Sixth sense lets you make a call by dialing your palm

The wunderkinds at MIT's Media Lab (Fluid Interfaces Group) have developed a gesture-controlled wearable computing device that feeds you relevant information and turns any surface into an interactive display. Called the Sixth Sense,

Published on: April 14th, 2009 Diann Daniel