Posts Tagged: wearable tech

iwatch

Apple’s iWatch is just the icing: $502M invested in wearables this year

Apple's entry into this space heats up wearables by several degrees, and we could see another rush of investments.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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mymo

Can a fitness tracker which rewards users solve the problem of wearable tech?

Tupelo's mymo, a new wearable tech device that launched in India yesterday, lets users cash in steps for rewards like mobile talk time, groc...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 6:35 pm
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Here's Baidu Eye, the Google Glass rival from China's top search engine

Here’s Baidu Eye, the Google Glass rival from China’s top search engine

Chinese search engine titan Baidu has just teased a working prototype of its upcoming Google Glass rival that’s called Baidu Eye.

  • September 3, 2014
  • at 3:18 pm
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ybrain

Ybrain gets $3.5M funding to make wearable tech that tackles Alzheimer’s disease

There's still no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but Ybrain claims its wearable tech is the most effective treatment so far.

  • August 28, 2014
  • at 2:15 pm
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China's hottest hardware startups in 2014

12 of China’s hottest hardware startups

We’ve all heard of Nest, Oculus Rift, Pebble, Dropcam, and SmartThings – but what are the hottest hardware startups coming out of China?

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 10:58 am
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Xiaomi unveils new Mi 4 smartphone and MiBand fitness tracker (live blog)

Xiaomi reveals it sold 57.36 million phones in its first three years of operation today as the company launches a new flagship smartphone.

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 2:49 pm
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China, smart body scales maker Picooc gets funding

China’s Picooc, maker of smart body scales, gets $21 million in funding

China-based health-tracking gadget maker Picooc, best known for its smart body scales, has raised US$21 million.

  • June 16, 2014
  • at 4:50 pm
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Samsung Galaxy S5 launch

Samsung Galaxy S5 joins new smartwatches and fitness tracker in today’s global launch

It’s not just Samsung’s newest flagship phone that’s debuting today – the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo smartwatches and the Samsung...

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 2:05 pm
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Top 5 coolest demos at Wearable Tech Japan

Organized by Asahi Shimbun, there are a number of products that demo-ed at Wearable Tech Japan conference. In this article, we list out what...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 10:08 am
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China mcommerce

Asia is dominating the mCommerce market, puts US and Europe to shame

The largest piece of pie for global mCommerce revenue comes from Asia, says Tim Merel, founder of research firm Digi-Capital. According to h...

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 4:12 pm
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Baidu’s smart chopsticks

Baidu’s smart chopsticks sample your meal for food safety scares

The smart chopsticks, called Kuaisou, can test food for safety issues. It’s limited to sampling the oil to detect dangerously substandard ...

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 11:48 am
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Razer picks ecommerce partner to sell Nabu smartband in China

Razer picks ecommerce partner to sell Nabu smartband in China

The gaming ninjas at Razer revealed today that its Nabu smartband will arrive in China in Q4 with an exclusive online sales partner.

  • September 2, 2014
  • at 6:10 pm
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Wearable tech made by women for women

Wearable tech made by women for women

“The only way to speak to women is to make sure their voice is integrated into the product, from concept through completion,” says Elemo...

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 8:29 pm
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Good news for hardware startups: VCs like Sequoia, Andreessen are hunting for them on crowdfunding platforms

443 hardware startups have raised US$100,000 or more on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and one out of every 10 went on to get VC funding, says a...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Is Japan hungrier for wearables than America?

28.2 percent of Japanese are definitely interested in using a wearable device, and a further 22.7 percent are neutral on the subject, meanin...

  • June 26, 2014
  • at 8:30 am
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A Swiss smartwatch? That’s now a real thing

A Swiss smartwatch? That’s now a real thing

You’d think that cogs, ticking hands, and Swiss precision have no place in a smartwatch, but the soon-to-launch Kairos Watch will make you...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 4:17 pm
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Australia startup news roundup

6 top startup news stories in Australia (March)

March is almost over, so let's jump right in.

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 6:09 pm
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moff-wearable-tech

With a little imagination, this wearable device can turn your broom into a samurai sword.

Tokyo-based startup Moff is building a piece of wearable tech that lets kids play using their creativity and imagination.

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 3:38 pm
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