Wearable Tech World Featured Articles

Is Wearable Technology Headed for the Enterprise?
By: Carrie Majewski (née Schmelkin)
"Wearables are penetrating into the enterprise and they will only grow from there," Beau Wilder, Director of Strategic Solutions for Plantronics, said during a breakout presentation today at ITEXPO titled "How Wearable Tech Will Change the Enterprise… - 01/28/2015

Apple Watch Expected to Boost Mobile Charging Market Big Time
By: Oliver VanDervoort
The global market for wireless power and charging devices is expected to explode in 2015, according to some rather prominent industry analysts. IHS Technology has actually said that this particular market is going to grow by more than 3,000 percent c… - 01/22/2015

Google Glass, Microsoft and Magic Leap Look to Dominate Augmented Reality
By: Tara Seals
Google Glass, the $1,500 wearable computing eyewear that has been the butt of many a "Glasshole" joke, is being retired this week. But Google is planning on using the intellectual property from the project to create a new division that will work on t… - 01/22/2015

Wearable Tech with a Twist: Chipp'd Lets Users Share Customized Content
By: Stefania Viscusi
Wearable tech has quickly taken off as a hot market segment for product developers, app makers and end users alike. Typically when we think about wearable tech items we're thinking fitness monitors to help with our health, or glasses and watches that… - 01/19/2015

Comings & Goings: Google Taps Tony Faddell as New Glass Project Head
By: Oliver VanDervoort
As of January 19, Google is no longer selling the initial version of Google Glass, which was always billed as something of a test case. The firm has said that a new and improved version of the gadget is expected later this year. It appears that Fadde… - 01/19/2015

iBeacon-Based uRevu: Customer Service Now Better With Wearables
By: Steve Anderson
There's little doubt that the uRevu system has plenty of potential value. Immediate responses to issues can be a very powerful way to defuse problems, and there's commonly room for improvement for even the best of customer service representatives. Bu… - 01/15/2015

Under Armour Unveils Fitness Tracking Mobile App
By: Oliver VanDervoort
The wearable tech market is only getting that much bigger the further into the 21st century we move. Under Armour needs to get into this world as quickly as possible if it wants to make a real go of it. - 01/13/2015

Major Fashion Retailers Named in Smart Shirt Suit
By: Tara Seals
A number of brand-name companies, including Victoria's Secret and Ralph Lauren, have been slapped with a lawsuit over an intelligent shirt technology. - 01/12/2015

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The Business of Wearable Computing: An Interview with Brand Finance An interview with Edgar Baum, Managing Director North America with Brand Finance, the world’s leading brand valuation and strategy consultancy. Mr. Baum specializes in marketing ROI and financially quantified brand strategy.
Getting Attention for Your Wearables Joe Daniels of Loeb & Loeb discusses how wearable tech entrepreneurs can gain exposure for their ideas and what to do once they've won attention from potential investors.
Wearable Success Rides on Actionable Intelligence Lux Capital's Adam Goulburn focuses on the traits sought by investors as they consider wearable startups, such as how well their software turns collected data into actionable intelligence.
Wearable Tech Startup Strategy CRV's George Zachary talks wearable startups and how they can secure the attention of the right investors as the seek to become the next great thing in wearables.
How to Win the Wearable Tech Funding Game Donatella Giacometti speaks with Canary Ventures' Alex Goldberg about what the investment community looks for in startups, such as the many new wearable tech companies that are emerging.

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