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Apple Watch, Lumo Lift May be Hot Ticket Wearables this Holiday
By: Steve Anderson
With Black Friday afoot and the holiday shopping season poised to start - though for many it's already begun - industry analysts are speculating about the winners and losers of the season. Argus Insights' new report on the wearable tech market shows … - 11/25/2015

Trident Leveraging Data from Wearables into Marketing Campaign
By: Andrew Bindelglass
Trident, the company largely known for its popular selections of chewing gum, has launched a new marketing campaign this holiday season through a partnership with Strap, a startup that tracks data from wearable technologies for marketing and analysis… - 11/24/2015

Millennials Set to Spur Smartwatch Banking
By: Steve Anderson
It would be easy to say that the smartwatch has only really changed the fitness industry, but a new report from Juniper Research suggests that, just by 2017, smartwatches will be a major part of the banking industry thanks to changes in millennial ba… - 11/24/2015

The Future of Fitness Wearables: Moving Beyond the Watch
By: Kyle Piscioniere
The sports wearable market is set to explode, with future revenues as big as any offensive tackle: Juniper Research has predicted $10 billion in hardware revenues projected over the next five years. That's up from $3.3 billion this year. - 11/17/2015

Fossil Agrees to Buy Misfit, Gains Big Advantages
By: Steve Anderson
It wasn't so long ago when we reviewed the Misfit Shine and found it largely palatable with a few slight missteps. Fossil Group, meanwhile, must have seen the same impressive package we did, because it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire t… - 11/13/2015

One Human Rights Group's Look at Police Body Cameras
By: Steve Anderson
The increased call for police accountability has many departments looking to wearable cameras as a gauge of officer ethics and future liability. A new report from Upturn and The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights shows that not all body … - 11/11/2015

Giving Robots and Amputees a Sense of Touch
By: Kayla Matthews
In the movies, we always see AI systems and robots that are eerily close to human form. Even though, in reality, it's a long way off, the world of technology makes advancements every day that put us so much closer to that happening. - 11/09/2015

Roar for Good Presents Athena, the Real-Life Panic Button
By: Steve Anderson
Wearable tech has done some amazing things, and now Roar for Good's newest project, the Athena, is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo. The device will make life a little safer for those most at risk. - 11/05/2015

Lumo Gains $10 Million in Series B
By: Casey Houser
Fitness application and sensor developer Lumo Bodytech entered the market a few years ago with Lumo Lift, a collection of wearable sensors that help users improve their posture. From there, it moved to Lumo Back, for back posture, and into the presen… - 11/04/2015

BuzzClip Uses Sound to Give Blind People a New Kind of Sight
By: Steve Anderson
The idea of using sound as a kind of sight goes back a long way, from sonar to that nifty smartphone sonar surveillance in The Dark Knight. Now, the idea is intersecting with wearable tech in the form of BuzzClip, a tool which provides a kind of ultr… - 11/03/2015

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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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