Westpac is set to launch PayWear, its own wearable offering allowing customers to make tap and go payments on contactless-enabled terminals.
Perth startup Nuheara, the first wearables company to list on the ASX, has developed technology that lets people hear what they want to hear
But Nuheara, a startup based out of Perth and San Francisco, is set to make this a reality. In partnership with Curtin University in Western Australia, the startup is developing innovative augmented ‘Hearables’ (ear buds) that allow people to control their hearing experience with the help of a smartphone app.
One of the most innovative wearable tech product to reach Australia is Hexoskin. Although founded in North America, Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Dean Delia and Mark Milanese have been able to secure the rights to distribute Hexoskin’s products across the Asia Pacific region.