Wearables Right or Wrong? Epson’s new smartglasses will be a mainstream hit

Is wearable tech a legitimate product category or a throwaway buzzword? Is it the Next Big Thing, or a shell game designed to separate venture capitalists—and everyday consumers—from their money?

In Episode Two of Wearables Right or Wrong?, I once again put sensor-laden face accessories under a microscope. Or maybe the more apt description is “under a magnifier,” becomes sometimes it feels more like I’m burning ants.

This week, I share my first impressions of LG’s Heart Rate Earphones; dig into the first blog post from Google’s new Glass boss; and riff on the Epson Moverio BT-200s, a smartglass product that looks like a 1990s vision of the year 2150. Tweet your comments to @JonPhillipsSF, and make sure to read more about this week’s topics in detail:

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