Wearable technology can be beautiful. If you don’t believe me, check out the new Pebble Steel smartwatch that premiered at CES this year, or take a look at the sleek new Moto 360. Google Glass is even getting a design upgrade by partnering with Ray-Ban and Oakley. Aesthetics aside though, these devices have huge potential to improve many people’s lives, and that’s where the real beauty of wearable technology comes in.
The latest video in our Mobile Minute series looks at how wearable technology is empowering people in incredible ways. From helping the disabled navigate the world through haptic clothing, to letting us move wheelchairs and capture candid photos, here’s a look at innovations that could increase the quality of life for generations to come.