Wearables

3 Tips For Wearable Entrepreneurs from Wearables TechCon

By | Mar 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The wearable technology market is on the rise ($20 billion in 2015 to almost $70 billion in 2025), and as with every new technological advancement, there’s room for innovative entrepreneurs to jump on the bandwagon and create the next billion dollar venture. Just this …

Internet of Things

What Might the Future of Wearables Look Like?

By | Feb 18, 2015 at 10:00 am

The Application Developers Alliance recently released a new whitepaper from their Internet of Things (IoT) series, The Internet of Me: How Wearable Tech is Changing the Internet of Things. Specifically, this paper looks to the future of an exciting and evolving industry to …

Wearables

Where’s Wallet Launches on Kickstarter

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm

If you’ve ever lost your wallet, you’ll immediately think of retracing your steps, cancelling credit cards, and wasting time trying to find one of your most valuable assets. However, there is now a simple solution that guarantees you’ll never lose your wallet again: …

3D Printing

Las Vegas

17 Eye-Catching CES 2015 Favorites

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 9:57 am

Las Vegas was abuzz this past week as tech lovers, marketers, and media watched every consumer electronic company on the planet show off their latest creations at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015). While the latest trends included flying drones, wearables, 3D …

Entrepreneur

3 Entrepreneurs Explain What Inspires Them, What the Future Will Hold and How the Government Can Help

By | Dec 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm

What inspires innovation? Some entrepreneurs have an “aha” moment that leads them to their newest venture, while others wait years for the right ingredients to come together and bring their innovative designs to life. I talked to three entrepreneurs from disparate fields – …

Wearables

A Runner’s GPS: The Last Survivor of a Dying Species

By | Nov 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

Consumer GPS device sales have heavily declined since their public release in the mid to late-90s. An extremely large and bulky car navigation system used to cost over $500, and now it seems that industry leaders such as Garmin and TomTom aren’t even able…

Business

Miami

Muzik Launches Smart Headphones for Smartphones, Raises $10M in Funding

By | Nov 25, 2014 at 3:11 pm

It took Miami-based startup Muzik two years to launch what they consider to be “the high definition audio space smart headphones.” The wait was worth it. Consumers can buy the headphones for $299, right in time for the holidays. The startup has raised an …

Coding

The Gift for the One Who Has Everything: Support a Kickstarter

By | Nov 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Holiday shopping is about to begin. The ads are everywhere, telling you just how early on Thursday – on Thanksgiving! – you can arrive to battle the Black Friday crowds. Well, don’t do it, I say. Support a Kickstarter on behalf of someone who would think…

Business

NYC

Actually Fashionable Wearable Tech: Cuff Wins Decoded Fashion NYC Startup Competition

By | Nov 19, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Today and yesterday, Decoded Fashion held its New York Summit in NYC’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood, inviting leading startups and individuals from the worlds of fashion and technology to share their thoughts on such things as how fashion houses and retail …

Business

How the Internet of Things Is Shaping Our Future

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Internet of Things (IoT): The convergence of connecting people, things, data and processes is transforming our life, business and everything. Since the mid-1990s, the Internet has had a revolutionary impact on culture and commerce. Life today has dramatically changed and looks …

Apple

Baltimore

How Wearable Tech Will Transform Walkability of Our Cities

By | Nov 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Apple’s announcement in September regarding the 2015 launch of the Apple Watch has some pundits wondering if the tech giant can do for wearable tech what it did for the MP3 player and smartphone: create a must-have consumer device out of a fledgling, yet…

Fashion

Did You Get Your LED Costume?

By | Oct 30, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Yep, it’s that adorable LED baby. You just can’t stop watching her. And wishing you had this LED costume. And watching her again. Glowy Zoey’s video hit a gajillion views last year when her dad came up with this outfit. Since then, in proper…

Gear & Gadgets

Force Impact Technologies Announces the FITGuard for Concussions

By | Oct 22, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Whether it’s in professional hockey or high school football, concussions can be common among athletes. However, the severity is sometimes hard to track. “Concussions are one of the most commonly reported injuries among the 135 million participants in team sports, including …

Business

Internet of Things: What Enterprise Needs to Focus On

By | Oct 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Internet of Things, Internet of Everything, Industrial Internet, Second Industrial Revolution, Rise of the Machines – these are just some of the terms being used to describe what was known as M2M (Machine to Machine) communication until recently. If the names sound straight …

Gear & Gadgets

NYC

Back This: MonBaby is a Wearable Device to Monitor Your Baby

By | Oct 16, 2014 at 1:30 pm

I’m not a parent, but I can certainly imagine that if and when I do become one (spoiler: I WILL become one someday) that I will likely spend every waking minute of my life concerned about the well-being of my children. Especially when kids…

Apple

Will the Apple Watch Live Up to the Hype?

By | Oct 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Where were you during Apple’s latest keynote? If you had been wearing an Apple Watch, you would have known exactly where you were on September 9th. You also would have been able to monitor the change in your heart rate with each new Apple announcement,…

Business

How the Internet of Things is Turning Into the Internet of Sports

By | Sep 30, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vast new frontier where companies are currently experimenting with fascinating new ideas and items. One of the major areas where we’ve seen intriguing innovations has been with consumer products, but other industries are poised to have …