In the recent years, companies have produced different wearable’s that have improved people's lives. These wearables have really been beneficial to people as consumers are increasingly adopting them. The wearables are used for different purposes some of which include fitness, entertainment, lifestyle, gaming, and others. They basically cater to every need. The advantageous things about these wearables are the fact that they are very portable, efficient and easy to use. They end up saving one a lot of work such as frequent visits to the doctor and even monitoring your weight.
Ø The gadgets have really been trusted by people and people believe that they provide information which is very accurate especially those that track time and locations.
Ø However, over the recent times, different people and critics of the gadgets seem to claim that the wearables cannot be trusted as the information they provide is not really 100 percent accurate.
Ø Because of these rumors flying out there, companies like Broadcom have decided to fix this problem for good and have tried coming up with solutions for these wearables. These are the latest technology news that you should be on the lookout for.
Ø They have gone ahead and developed a certain chip known as BCM477, which works together with GPS to improve the accuracy of these gadgets.
Ø The wearables are really supposed to make a consumers life easier and not burdensome at all. They should make their lives more efficient, easy and just fun. Wearable technology is fun and very efficient.
Ø The wearables are basically used in all the major fields, and they are really gaining a lot of popularity as consumers are trusting them more and more. With this in mind, Broadcom Company came up with the chip to improve the wearables for the sake of the consumers.
Ø The chip enables GPS technology on the devices. So you may wonder, if the wearables use a new chip, won’t this increase the price of the wearables. This is new technology, and you should be on the lookout for the wearables that have this technology. This is becoming popular and spread fast as most popular online games.
Ø Well, the BCM4771 chip basically replaces the Micro controller in the wearables with a smarter one. It only replaces it and hence does not change the whole configuration of the wearable.
Ø The price and the power consumption of the wearable remain the same.
Ø The company Broadcom has a huge leadership in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies and with the integration of both of them, it becomes easier to transmit data between the wearables and other devices.
Ø Already, there are some devices which have been fitted with the GPS technology. The wearables have got GPS. So, what does GPS mean? This is the navigation technology based on satellite to provide location and time in weather related situations.
Ø Here, we will talk about some of the wearables that have got the GPS technology, and they include:
Moto 360 sport: This is a wearable that is worn on the wrist for the sole purpose of fitness. The one thing that comes to mind is its price and it goes for around $299.The gadget is already in the market as it was released late last year.
Ø A wearable is a fitness gadget that can actually be charged wirelessly. The gadget has a circular display and can be used underwater as it is waterproof.
Ø The wearable basically works as the original Moto 360. For the color lovers, the gadget comes in a range of colors mainly black, white, orange and flame. It has both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and can be recharged.
Ø Omate Truesmart +: This gadget is also worn on the wrist and was manufactured by OMATE company. The wearable serves a couple of functions which include: fitness, lifestyle, gaming and also entertainment. It was release late last year and goes f or $249.
Ø The best qualities about this gadget is that it is water resistant and has some gesture control. You can text messages, voice call, and tracking and even play music. It is designed with metal and crystal sapphire which makes it attractive and ensures that water does not get in.
Ø Samsung Gear S2.This is a gadget that has been manufactured by Samsung and is worn on the wrist for the purposes of: fitness, entertainment, and lifestyle. It is said to be released on October 2016, and it will go for $299.