The massive Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas gets into full swing on Wednesday, but the press was able to preview some of the highlights on Monday night at the CES Unveiled event. Here are a few of the interesting wearables on the horizon.
The Pic camera from Boud can be wrapped around an arm or leg or any other narrow item. It can record up to an hour of video and features easy file transfer via USB.
The Pic camera is available in five colors and also several whimsical "character models." A Boud spokesman says the company is looking at partnering with other companies to come up with more versions of the product.
FitKat's smart band tracks activity and sleep, but it also monitors things like UV index, skin temperature and resting heart rate. The band also can be used in emergencies: If a user presses the SOS button, up to five trusted friends and family will be notified of his or her location.
The ili wearable translator translates speech in real time to another language. The company currently offers English, Japanese and Chinese, but plans to expand to other languages in the future.
French company In&motion created a "smart ski airbag vest" that detects an unavoidable fall and inflates in less than 100 milliseconds to protect the wearer's most sensitive areas.