smart wearable device by indian student
Today the most commonly asked question in the technology industry is “What is next?”. The answer to this is Wearable Computing. Wearable Electronics are devices that are subsumed into the personal space of the user, controlled by the user and have both operational and interactional constancy, i.e., are always functional and accessible. The wearable movement is currently dominated by health, fitness and “quantified self” applications like fitness bands and trackers. The more recent trends include personal electronics like smart watches and wearable AV glasses, industrial segments for support and service applications and also into gaming technologies. Forming part of the ubiquitous Internet of Things, wearable computers allow display and sharing of information from and to a multitude of Internet-connected data streams, improving systems and processes, while reducing costs and risks.
BANGALORE: In the Indian answer to Google Glass, Bangalore-based Mistral Solutions has designed a wearable computing device that is bagging marquee clients such as the Los Angeles Police Department.
Tucked away in east Bangalore and dwarfed by multinational companies such as Dell, IBM and Microsoft, Mistral has designed a wearable headset computer that operates on the basis of voice commands and head movements.
With a near-eye screen which appears as a 15-inch PC display, the product enables users to carry out common computer functions while keeping their hands free.
“Google Glass is operated by touch, here everything is done by voice,” said 46-year old Anees Ahmed, founder of Mistral who has been working on wearable computers for more than five years with some of the major technology companies.
“Like a direction-sensitive microphone used by fighter pilots, it picks up voice commands only from your mouth and cancels other noises,” said Ahmed.The Los Angeles Police Department already has their force using a version of wearable computers designed by Mistral. The device records evidence to protect officers from allegations of wrongdoing and to document encounters with the public. It also records the decision-making rationale of police commanders for future use in after-action training and legal inquiries. “So far, as a country we have not been dirtying our hands to make hardware-software devices. Writing code is okay, but we also need to make products,” said S Sadagopan, Founder Director of the International Institute of Information Technology in Bangalore. “In the wearable computer space, we need to make headway into sensor and sensing space.”Mistral has designed the product targeting professionals such as fire fighters, construction workers, police, aircraft repair and emergency medical services.The retail revenue from smart wearable devices, including smart watches and glasses, is expected to reach $19 billion by 2018, according to Juniper Research.
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