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Carriers Reveal Pricing for Samsung Gear S Launch
By: Michael Guta
The smartwatch market is still in its early stages, and manufacturers are still not 100 percent sure how well this product will be adopted by consumers as a whole. As of now, the level of excitement is niche specific, and the vast majority of people … - 10/31/2014

Nintendo Plans Foray into Wearable Tech with Sleep Tracker System
By: Steve Anderson
Normally, the first thing most people think about when Nintendo is mentioned is a certain iconic plumber and a video game system lineup that goes back decades. But Nintendo has been on the ropes for some time as far as the console wars go, being larg… - 10/30/2014

New Wearable Tech: Stridalyzer May Help with Preventing Running Injuries
By: Lavanya Rathnam
When a person runs, this smart device will calculate the impact and pressure on the foot and the muscles being used by the runner. Using these numbers, Stridalyzer will then be able to predict the chances of injury more accurately. Other than forecas… - 10/30/2014

NuMetrex Offers Heart Rate Measurement in Handy Sports Bra Package
By: Steve Anderson
It's a fairly common lament-or so I've heard, anyway-that active ladies who enjoy a workout often find necessary support is somewhat lacking, making what should be a comparatively gratifying experience rather painful and unpleasant instead. Enter the… - 10/29/2014

Wheelings & Dealings: MegaChips Makes Mega Deal for Semiconductor Maker
By: Steve Anderson
One of the biggest issues in the wearable tech market-as it is in the mobile technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) market as well-is the issue of the processor. Processors are often required to make technology accomplish all those great things … - 10/29/2014

Touching Virtual Reality with Nimble Sense
By: Steve Anderson
While virtual reality (VR) has been making a lot of gains in the viewing side of things-particularly in terms of the sheer number of ways to see it-the other key points of virtual reality, like interacting with it, have been somewhat laggard. But tha… - 10/29/2014

Google Fit App Now Available On Play
By: Christopher Mohr
Google has just launched a new app for tracking fitness. All a user has to do with the Google Fit app is install it on a supported Android device and carry it around with them during the day. The app will use the phone's sensors to track things like … - 10/29/2014

Apple and Nike Reportedly Teaming Up on New Wearable Device
By: Oliver VanDervoort
With the wearable technology industry growing every day, it makes sense that Apple and Nike are teaming up in order to make a new device. Of course, both companies have already dipped their toes into the wearable device waters with mixed results. Nik… - 10/29/2014

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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.
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