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Did Google Glass Spark an Internet Addiction in One User?
By: Steve Anderson
Perhaps the one truly great thing about Google Glass is how it presents information, at a moment's notice, right in front of our very eyes. It's like wearing a laptop or a smartphone, in arm's reach at any time. But having that kind of thing on hand … - 10/23/2014

Student Makes Wearable Tech That Runs On Your Pulse
By: Oliver VanDervoort
Whether we're talking about the Oculus Rift, or one of the many fitness trackers currently out, the wearable technology market is one that is growing all the time. One of the reasons this sector is growing so fast is the sheer number of gadgets being… - 10/23/2014

Wheelings & Dealings: Google Helps Magic Leap Secure $542 M for Lightweight Wearable Projector
By: Matt Paulson
Florida startup Magic Leap has seemingly appeared out of thin-air, with the announcement that it had closed $542 million in series B funding. The funding was led by Google Inc., but also included other prominent investors who are already greatly fami… - 10/23/2014

MeU Brings Us One Step Closer to Personalized Wearable Digital Signage
By: Erik Linask
Despite the emergence of popular brands into the wearable tech market - Fitbit, Apple Watch, Google Glass, and others - I suspect when most average people hear the term, their minds inherently conjure images of blinking t-shirts. You have to admit, y… - 10/22/2014

Is Oculus Rift Headed to Space?
By: Maurice Nagle
NASA recently invested $1.6 million to Dartmouth University for virtual reality research using the Oculus Rift. The team at Dartmouth's Digital Arts Leadership and Innovation Lab (DALI) believes it may have found a solution to the mental toll of inte… - 10/22/2014

Millennials Expected to be Target Audience for Wearable Technology Growth
By: Matt Paulson
Despite the media attention that wearable technology gets, it is still rare to see people walking down the street talking into their smartwatches or wearing Google Glass or the like. However, recent sales reports are showing that the rise of wearable… - 10/22/2014

Microsoft Dives into Wearables
By: Alexandra Duggan
Microsoft has decided to stake its claim in the wearable tech market. The company has recently announced that it is planning on launching its new wearable device within the next few weeks, according to Forbes. While the device is considered a smartwa… - 10/21/2014

NEC Launches a Technologically Advanced Blood Pressure Monitor
By: Michael Guta
A new blood pressure monitor from NEC has been introduced to make the process of measuring one's blood pressure more comfortable with less squeeze, which should encourage users to be more proactive in the management of their health. - 10/20/2014

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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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