We are often defined as a tool-using animals. While correct to a certain extent – some animals use tools too – the humans differentiate from other creatures by technological capability. Technology. Pay attention now, it is important.
The word technology is a combination of two Greek words. Techne that translates in “art, craft,” and logos that means “word, speech.” Discourse on the arts, both fine and applied.
Technology is a word that contains a powerful secret. A secret that wearable tech must find and comprehend. Look no further, you have the answer in the front of your eyes. There is no tech without art and art without tech. (read fashion)
If by “wearable technology” most people understand fitness trackers and smartwatches, in reality there is more to that.
The history of wearable technology reflects over seven centuries of growth in the understanding, development, and the usage of simple technologies that make our lives better.