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PureCarbon Launches Wearable Fitness Tech For Strength Training

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 2:20 pm

For a lot of fitness-savvy techies out there, exercise tech has helped enrich their workout routine and provided them with a way to really see the positive impact their making on their body. But this type of tech has only been able to tackle cardio workouts like…

Wearables

10 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for the Wearables Wave

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

Wearable technology may not be as ubiquitous as smartphones just yet, but it’s well on its way. In November 2016, Wall Street Daily reported that this category of devices was approaching peak adoption, with a 26.1 percent year-over-year increase in wearables shipping by the second…

Wearables

5 Ways Wearable Tech Boosts Employee Performance

By | Feb 25, 2017 at 10:30 am

Introducing new technology to your company can be a stressful experience. However, in most cases, it’s a great way to improve the enthusiasm and performance of your workforce. For example, gamification platforms can lead to a tightly-knit company culture that fosters collaboration, fun, and…

Startups & Apps

Houston

Tushi Pal Is the World’s First Fair-Trade Fitness Tracker

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Fitness trackers have become the go-to technology for avid athletes, health nuts, and people still holding out hope that they can keep their new year’s resolution alive. These tiny devices are designed to blend into your wardrobe while providing up-to-the-minute data about everything from…

Gear & Gadgets

San Francisco

Stay Calm With Spire, A Pebble Shaped Wearable [Review]

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Over the next four years, wearables are said to decline in both user adoption and general use; however, some of that may be due in part to a lack of innovation. From this year’s CES, we saw a general theme of refining technology, which…

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Wearables

Will Wearable Technology Ever Become Mainstream?

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 10:30 am

Since 2010, wearable technology has been on the rise. Some products have been better received than others, but this is to be expected given the early stage of its development. While many consumers are buying more and more wearable technology, there are some who…

Opinion/Analysis

Are We Already Seeing The Demise of Wearables?

By | Oct 3, 2016 at 10:40 am

Do you feel naked if you leave the house without your FitBit? Are you completely lost when you head to work and forget your favorite smart watch? Well, that feeling might not last very long. A recent study found that most people ditch their…

Gear & Gadgets

Pokemon Go Plus: The New Wearable for Trainers

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 9:18 am

If you are among the 30 million anxious players and Pokemon Go trainers, the new Pokemon Go Plus wearable might be your dream accessory. Nintendo has first presented the new gizmo during at E3 earlier in June and the official mass sales date is…

Startups & Apps

3 Major Trends About to Hit Wearable Startups

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 3:30 pm

There is a certain luxury mentality when it comes to the wearable market. We have access to a similar array of screen based media within all of our mobile devices, our sense of fashion is based on core attributes inherent in our accessories and…

technology

Technology Is Seriously Influencing the Fitness Industry

By | Aug 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm

The fitness industry has changed a lot in the course of a few years. With Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat conveying more permeability to people’s fitness and health, it’s no wonder people are getting move involved. However, the fitness industry could integrate even further by jumping…

Videos

How Runtastic Used Social Media to Encourage Users

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 10:55 am

Just a few months before Adidas acquired Runtastic last summer for the mind-blowing amount of $240 million, cofounder and CEO Florian Gschwandtner sat down with us at SXSW to talk about how he took his startup from a software company to one that develops hardware,…

CES

ReliefBand Wearable Helps Combat Nausea

By | Jan 5, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Wearables are becoming more and more sophisticated, and, in turn, more and more popular. So of course there are going to be a ton of them on display at CES this year. A lot of them will focus on health and fitness, since that seems…

Crowdfunding

Philadelphia

Wearable Set to Thwart Violence, Empower Women

By | Oct 20, 2015 at 10:02 am

Leading up to the Startup of the Year Competition several weeks ago, ROAR for Good stood out for the hardware they were developing. The hardware in question is a small, fashionable, wearable device designed to thwart violence against the person wearing it. “Our smart,…

Opinion/Analysis

At What Point Does it Become Technology for Technology’s Sake?

By | Oct 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

If you’re reading this you’re probably within the vicinity of at least a couple electronic devices. Maybe they have almost the same function. Maybe one is more convenient to use than the other. We’re surrounded by technology. Saturated in it. And we acquire more and…

Wearables

Apple Watch Climbs the List of the Top Wearable Gadgets

By | Sep 13, 2015 at 10:00 am

The IDC released a new report, and Apple has moved into second place among wearables, thanks to the Apple Watch. If you’re wondering about who’s taken the lead, it’s Fitbit. It’s a pretty close race between Fitbit and Apple among the top wearable gadgets. Apple…

Wearables

Get Ready for an Entire Reality Series on Wearable Tech

By | Sep 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm

If there’s one part of pop culture that’s caused a mammoth stir and huge debate over the past decade, it’s reality TV. Over in the realm of IT an equally as hotly debated topic has been the potential of wearable tech, with much ado about…

Health

Hungary

Tep Built A New Age, Fitness Tamagotchi Pet

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 6:09 pm

There are a lot of entrepreneurs these days who think the first generation of fitness trackers focuses too much on adult, competitive athletes. Further, they find the apps are geared only towards recording distance traveled and calories burned on an already well-established fitness routine. Akos…