The most exciting wearable tech we’ve seen in 2022 so far » Gadget Flow


From an aviation smartwatch to a headband that lets you move devices with your mind, these wearables are pretty exciting. Discover them in the blog.

Can you believe 2022 is almost halfway there? At this point in the year, we like to take stock of the awesome gadgets we’ve seen over the past 6 months. In terms of wearables, the technology ranges from enhanced assistive devices to mind control headsets. These are the most exciting wearable technologies we’ve seen in 2022 so far, and we can’t wait to share them with you.

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At their core, wearable tech gadgets are assistive devices. And so far in 2022, support capabilities have improved by leaps and bounds. Specifically, we like the Envision Glasses, which are smart glasses that provide audio assistance for people with visual impairments.

Then it just doesn’t get any cooler than the MynPlay MynHub. This EEG brainwave headset actually allows you to move and operate devices with your mind.

Ready to be amazed? Check out the cool clothes in the list below.

1. The Garmin D2 Mach 1 Aviator Smartwatch comes with tools that can help you fly a plane. Use it to navigate, get weather reports, and more.

Garmin D2 Mach 1 on a pilot

Do you like to fly? The Garmin D2 Mach 1 aviator smartwatch puts advanced flight tools on your wrist, including automatic weather alerts, multi-GNSS support for improved GPS accuracy, moving map and more. Best of all, its battery lasts up to 11 days.

Get it for $1,199.99 from the official site.

2. The Consider glasses help people with visual impairments learn more about their surroundings through audio feedback.

Envision Eyewear YouTube Video

Make everyday life more accessible with the AI ​​of Envision glasses. Designed to help any visually impaired, these glasses analyze text in speech, allowing you to follow recipes, read notes, and more. And you can even share your views with someone else to get feedback on a new style or route.

Get them for around $3,460 from the official site.

3. The MyndPlay MyndHub wearable brain training device lets you move and control devices with the power of your mind – yes, really.

The most exciting wearable tech we've seen in 2022 so far
MyndPlay MyndHub on a person

Get those Jedi mind control powers you’ve always wanted with the MyndPlay MyndHub brain training wearable. It lets you power, control, and even move devices using your mind. Of course, you will need to wear an EEG brainwave headset, and your device will have other gadgets plugged into it. But, with such mind-blowing technology, it’s definitely one of the most exciting wearables we’ve seen in 2022 so far.

The Kickstarter campaign for this gadget has just ended, but keep an eye out for updates.

4. The Dyson Zone Air Purifying Headphones with ANC combine noise cancellation with a wearable air purifier, making city walks healthy and peaceful.

Dyson Zone video

Breathe healthier air with the Dyson Zone air-purifying headphones with ANC. They are quite futuristic, combining noise canceling headphones and a portable air purifier. The air purifier removes fumes and pollution from the city while the audio technology is immersive.

This gadget is coming soon, and its price is TBA. Visit the official site for updates.

5. Eargo 5 customizable hearing aids adapt to your hearing in the comfort of your home, helping you avoid waiting rooms.

Earphone 5
A person using Eargo 5

We’ve all seen hearing aids before, but what makes Eargo 5 Customizable Hearing Aids special is their hearing test. It adapts the hearing aid to your unique sense of hearing at the touch of a button. Almost invisible, these hearing aids are also rechargeable.

Get them for $2,450 from the official site.

6. The Suunto 9 Peak Full Titanium Black Rugged GPS Watch is one of the most artistic and capable smartwatches we’ve seen in 2022.

The most exciting wearable tech we've seen in 2022 so far
Suunto 9 Peak Full Titanium Black on wrist

Don’t like wearing a bulky smartwatch on your wrist? We hear you and recommend the rugged Suunto 9 Peak Full Titanium Black GPS watch. This smartwatch is slim, sleek, and beautiful, and it received a Good Design award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. In addition, it is suitable for both sports and the office.

This gadget is priced at $1,099 on the official website.

7. Reviiv Knee+ pain reliever relieves chronic discomfort with next-generation LED and laser light therapy.

The most exciting wearable tech we've seen in 2022 so far
Reviiv Knee+ on one knee

If your old soccer knee injury flares up from time to time, the Reviiv Knee+ joint pain reliever can finally relieve you. It offers medical-grade laser technology, reducing inflammation and aiding your body’s healing process.

Pre-order it for $349 from the official website.

8. AirPoint Mouse works as both a portable and desktop mouse, helping you take work presentations to the next level.

AirPoint Mouse
AirPoint mouse on a finger

Get the most out of your mouse when it’s AirPoint Mouse. In its portable form, it lets you control your presentations with air gestures. Then, as a desktop mouse, it keeps you productive and keeps up with most surfaces.

This gadget is coming soon to Kickstarter for $199.

9. OPPO Air Glass AR glasses access information faster than you can reach for your phone with its 4 user interactions.

The most exciting wearable tech we've seen in 2022 so far
OPPO Air Glass AR in use

Instead of opening your phone and searching for the app you want, OPPO Air Glass AR glasses access information through your voice, touch, gestures and head movements. It even has pre-installed apps such as Calendar, Weather, Health, etc.

This gadget is coming soon, and its price is TBA. Visit the official site for more information.

10. The Garmin Forerunner 255 Series GPS Smartwatches improve your morning jog and support contactless payments.

Garmin Forerunner 255 series
Garmin Forerunner 255 Series on a runner

Pay for your post-run smoothie and do so much more with Garmin Forerunner 255 Series GPS smartwatches. Designed for runners, they provide helpful training and recovery information, plus a host of built-in sports apps.

Get them for $349.99 from the official website.

The 2022 wearables are pretty impressive so far. Really, who would have thought that a smartwatch could help you fly a plane? It’s all pretty amazing, and we can’t wait to see what these have in store for the 2nd half.

What kind of wearables would you like to see in 2022 and beyond? Let us know in the comments.

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Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She enjoys working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she’s not typing on her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.


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