From a wristband that replaces passwords to a device that helps you read on the treadmill, these wearable tech gadgets break new ground. See what they can do for you.
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Fitness buffs know how tricky it is to read a book while clocking miles on the treadmill. Weartrons, a group of New York-based developers, tackled this problem with a gadget called Run-n-Read.
The small device clips to your headband or shirt collar to monitor your bouncing head or shoulder movements. It transmits this information to your e-reader, mobile phone or tablet via Bluetooth to sync the text your reading with your bouncing body's movements. No need to worry about turning pages, either: Tap the device once to move forward a page and twice to move backward. The device also doubles as a fitness tracker. Early adopters can purchase this product on the company's fundraising site for $55 in advance of its December release.
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