Sports

How the Advances of Technology are Impacting the Future of Basketball

By | Oct 3, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Like any modern sport, basketball is constantly evolving. The game that began with a peach basket and a Canadian teacher has become America’s most played game – fuelled by passionate fans, colorful characters, and thrilling playoff runs. Whether you’re talking NBA, WNBA, …

Wearables

Infinite High-Tech Styles with Eyecatcher Smart Bracelets

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

The world of wearables is currently booming, with several different kinds of devices arriving to the market. They come in different shapes and sizes but, for the most part, they lack a sense of style – wearables like smartwatches are very useful, but they…

Wearables

Stretchable, Wearable Electronics Are a Thing Now

By | Jun 3, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Imagine you’re getting ready to run a marathon. You get dressed, you stretch, you slap on a temporary tattoo that monitors your heart-rate and signals an app in your phone if you hit your personal danger zone. Sound like the future? It could be, apparently….

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…

Wearables

Wearable Tech for the Animal Kingdom

By | Aug 30, 2015 at 8:00 am

Wearable technology, ranging from pacemakers to GPS devices to fitness trackers, have been utilized by people for many years now. However, a somewhat overlooked niche of the rapidly growing wearable technology market are the applications for the animal kingdom, as wearable …

Wearables

Fitness Trackers and Wearable Tech- It’s Not Just for the Professionals

By | Aug 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Have you ever wondered just what your heart rate is when you’re swinging a kettlebell? Or how about the number of calories you burn while you’re on the elliptical? If you’re the kind of person who gets pumped up by setting a goal for…

Internet of Things

4 Obstacles Standing in the Way of a Wearable Revolution

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 10:00 am

The future of wearable technology has long been defined by expectations of widespread adoption and uninterrupted growth. In fact, by some estimates the wearable device market in the U.S. alone will be valued at $12.6 billion by 2018. The start of a new year…

Wearables

CrowdOptic Launches a New Smart Eye Device

By | Apr 8, 2016 at 11:20 am

CrowdOptic has been an industry leader in developing smart Glass technology for workplace use. It has energized and enhanced environments from healthcare to field operations to broadcasting live events and to mobile streaming for security. Now it brings new hardware to the …

Wearables

Tune: a Wearable that Analyzes Running Technique

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm

As a runner (or, someone who occasionally likes to believe she’s a runner) and as a person who loves pretty much any device that helps me quantify myself, I am very intrigued by the newest product from Kinematix: a wearable device for runners called Tune. Tune claims …

Wearables

Kansas City

ShotTracker & NBA champ Klay Thompson Offer Virtual Camp

By | Jun 23, 2015 at 10:00 am

Wearable tech company ShotTracker also nabbed a win with Golden State Warriors’ first NBA championship since 1975. ShotTracker, based in Overland Park, Kan., recently scored an endorsement deal with Golden State guard Klay Thompson that’s now led the NBA champion …

Wearables

San Francisco

OMsignal Launches First Smartwear Pop-Up Shop at Bespoke in SF

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The leader in the creation of biometric smart apparel, OMsignal, opened their first retail location last week in partnership with the launch of Bespoke at Westfield’s San Francisco Centre. At the “World Premier” of OMsignal’s experiential smart apparel pop-up …

Lifestyle

Shred the Nar Nar with these 4 Surfing Apps

By | May 24, 2015 at 8:00 am

It’s Sunday morning, the sun is rising, and you’re on dawn patrol at a new beach with your board in hand. The brisk breeze gently caresses your face as you amp yourself up to embark on another legendary surf session. To your surprise, the…

Wearables

Kansas City

NBA Superstar Klay Thompson Partners with ShotTracker

By | Apr 27, 2015 at 5:30 pm

When I met with Davyeon Ross at SXSW this year to get the skinny on his ShotTracker wearable, he told me to keep my eyes open for an announcement detailing a partnership with a certain NBA superstar. Today, Ross and his team officially announced…

Wearables

10 Apple Watch Apps: The Good and the Meh

By | Apr 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

The Apple Watch, which was released last Thursday, has for months endured its fair share speculation and skepticism. Obviously, since the screen is the size of an average watch face, it comes with some limitations as far as apps and capability. There’s only so much…

Wearables

Good Questions to Ask Before Buying an Apple Watch

By | Dec 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm

We’ve all seen the recent trends when it comes to wearables, but there’s always the question of whether or not you should actually buy one. Specifically, the hype has been monumental surrounding the Apple Watch (it is in our Holiday Gift Guide after all). For a …

Wearables

The Impact of Wearable Technology on Small Business

By | Apr 4, 2015 at 12:00 pm

When smartphones first burst onto the scene a number of years ago, there was no mistaking the revolutionary effect it would have on everyone. Virtually no aspect of everyday life has remained untouched by the technology, and while some may get annoyed at how…