BODY TECH

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TECH -

THE dig­i­tal do­main is creep­ing off our desk­tops and onto our bod­ies, from mu­sic play­ers that match your tunes to your heart beat, to mood sweaters that change de­pend­ing on your emo­tional state – blue for calm, red for an­gry. “Ev­ery­one agrees the race is just be­gin­ning,” said tech en­tre­pre­neur Man­ish Chan­dra, speak­ing at a wear­able tech­nol­ogy con­fer­ence in San Fran­cisco. Wear­able tech­nolo­gies have long been a sideshow to main­stream de­vices, but this year Google’s glasses ( pic­tured) and ru­mours of Ap­ple’s iWatch are pop­u­lar­is­ing the fi eld.

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