by Zuriñe Dopacio González

June 6, 2013

Jawbone Up Review

The Jawbone UP is a wristband and app that promises to help you live healthier. For 129,99 Euro it tracks your sleep, movements, and food, saves the data and displays it in a nice, easy to understand way. It’s sturdy, nice to look at, and comes in eight different colors. Since it has no claps, […]

by Johanna Mischke

June 6, 2013

Your way to success doesn’t have to be this steep – get on top with the Original

Less than two months to go to our next big event. You’ve probably included these dates in your diary by now, but just in case, we will be back in San Francisco on July 22/23. Have you saved your spot and registered yet? Our presentations will be packed with interesting new ideas, products, technologies and […]

by Johanna Mischke

June 5, 2013

Interview with Stephen Lake, CEO of Thalmic Labs

We had the chance to interview Stephen Lake who was named one of Canada’s Top 20 under 20 in 2007 and one of the Next 36 entrepreneurial leaders of Canada in 2011. He has a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a certificate in Entrepreneurship from the University of Toronto, and has […]

by Johanna Mischke

May 8, 2013

Bras with Superpowers

Bras that can measure your heart rate are nothing new in the wearable technologies market. Apart from Clothing+ who is partnering with underwear manufacturer Pure Lime other companies like nuubo, numetrex, lululemon, and Gow trainer offer bras with cardiac monitoring capabilities. These bras were all designed for women practicing some kind of exercise or sports. […]

by Johanna Mischke

May 8, 2013

Tech for Kids

Kids love tech especially if it blinks or comes in form of a videogame. We searched the WT market for wearable technologies products specially built for children. Some of them bring a fun aspect to rather dull but practical products, some can even improve the quality of life for children with serious illnesses. Fighting Obesity […]

by Zuriñe Dopacio González

May 8, 2013

Connected – Wearable Tech talking to Other Machines

Since wearable technologies are penetrating more and more areas of our daily lives, it is not very surprising that new technologies are not only wearable, but also connected to other devices and machines. One of these devices is not yet more than a prototype–and we’re not talking about Apple’s iWatch or Microsoft’s Smart Watch here. […]