The technology now features in everything from the cuffs of denim jackets to portable breast pumps, and even hides inside rose gold jewellery. And the latest innovations are likely to find an audience willing to wear them as Australians continue to embrace wearable tech in record numbers, according to industry analysts. The Proof wristband from Milo Sensors tests alcohol molecules in your skin to detect your level of sobriety. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied Research firm IDC recently found wearable technology had jumped in popularity again this year, with consumers buying 26.3 million devices between April and June, up more than 10 per cent. Telsyte managing director Foad Fadaghi said Australians were among the early adopters of wearable technology, from fitness trackers to smartwatches, and were likely to embrace next-generation devices, even if they initially seemed strange. “As a society will we accept so many devices on us? Yes, I think we will, given we accept so many apps in our lives today,” Mr Fadaghi said. “You can definitely expect more products that sit on a person, particularly if they can mesh into the background and not be obvious to everyone around.” New wearable gadgets span the gamut from items that sit on your wrist to devices you slip in a bra. The Proof wristband, for example, uses biometric sensors to detect alcohol molecules in your skin and can deliver notifications about your sobriety, or lack thereof, to your smartphone in real-time. Milo Sensors chief executive Evan Strenk said the device, currently under development, would use disposable patches that worked for 12 hours at a time and would prove less “awkward” than pulling out a breathalyser at the pub. The Embr Wave is a wearable device created by scientists from MIT that promises to cool or warm the wearer. Picture: SuppliedSource:Supplied Upright Technologies also launched two new wearable devices in Australia this week, with the Upright Go and Upright Pro designed to stick to the wearer’s back and vibrate when they detected poor posture. The $150 and $200 devices can also be used to merely track slouching if alerts get too distracting. Other new healthy wearable tech included a