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The Wearables of Summer

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.06.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Summer brings its own set of challenges to the quantified world: sun, air quality, allergies, even relationships. And now, moving beyond basic fitness trackers, the next generation of wearables promises to let you measure everything from the sun's rays to the quality of the air you breathe.

UNICEF Kid Power Innovation and Partnership Helps Kids Get Active and Save Lives

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

Co-authored by Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF & Laysha Ward, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Social Respon...

3 Truly Intelligent Products for Every Fashionista

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 05.25.2016 | Style
Jedannah Vieira

Indeed, wearing the right clothes can make you appear smarter.

Wearable Devices, Insurance and You

Parker Beauchamp | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Parker Beauchamp

Wearable technology has become an increasingly popular trend over the past few years, providing consumers the chance to live happier, healthier and more convenient lives.

From Connected Cows to Wearables for Seniors -- Here's Where We Are With Internet of Things Post-#IoTDay2016

Beverly Macy | Posted 04.14.2016 | Technology
Beverly Macy

What do connected cows and wearables for seniors have in common? They are just two new innovative solutions in the world of #Iot 2016.

Your Body as Brand Interface

Advertising Week | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Antoinette Hoes, CEO of Blast Radius / Wunderman Your body? Yes, your body. Your body is the interface brands covet in their desire to bond ever c...

"Wearable First" - the New "Mobile First"

Kirill Chekanov | Posted 04.07.2016 | Technology
Kirill Chekanov

As at the screen sizes change -- the way we communicate also has to change. Not only how we communicate with one another but also the way we interact with apps and "stuff" (meaning IoT) around us.

Potato Messaging - Dream or Reality?

Kirill Chekanov | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology
Kirill Chekanov

As you know there are two types of people- the ones that send messages and the ones that send messages on potatoes... Finally there is a way to send...

The Wearable Generation

Kirill Chekanov | Posted 03.29.2016 | Technology
Kirill Chekanov

Hey HuffPost, my name is Kirill, I'm a 20 y.o. Russian entrepreneur based in Belfast, NI now. Started my very first company when I was 14, my first v...

Toyota Introduces Wearable Device For The Blind

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology

Toyota is exploring its catchphrase, “Let’s Go Places,” from an unexpected angle. The Japanese automaker has developed a wearable device aimed a...

The Best Tech Gadgets at CES 2016

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.09.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

When I returned from the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks ago, everyone wanted to know what was hot this year. I get that same question every year following CES and once again I rattled off the usual hot categories of virtual reality, 3D printing, robotics and drones.

7 Mind-Blowing Digital Health Tools That Could Disrupt Health Care in 2016

Florence Comite MD | Posted 01.12.2016 | Technology
Florence Comite MD

But could there be better shorthand to describe some of the recent developments in medical, health and bio-tech? Consider these possibilities coming to fruition, or close to, in 2016.

Sleep and Pain at the Consumer Electronics Show

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Half of our health status is bolstered through lifestyle and daily choices; only 20 percent of our individual health destinies are attributable to gen...

How A Fitbit Gave A Boost To My 25-Year Marriage

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 11.17.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

I have a mad, crazy crush on my husband's fitness tracker. It's hard to believe the passionate feelings I have for an athletic-looking band of rubber that these days is worn by everyone from grandchildren to grandmothers.

3 Tips to Make Wearable Technology Work

Catherine Calarco | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Calarco

Does your technology resonate with the individual? Does your brand inspire people to get involved? Build revenue and profit with purposeful technology. Read these three tips that will help you to better understand creating compelling apps in the wearable tech market:

Wearables for Babies: Yay or Nay?

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 10.01.2015 | Technology
Jeana Lee Tahnk

Everywhere you look these days, you're likely to see people wearing their tech. Whether it's a fitness tracker, smartwatch, or even Google Glasses, wearables are all the rage.

The Internet of Humanity [IoH]

Billie Carn | Posted 05.04.2016 | Technology
Billie Carn

How is the Internet impacting the human being? Ever since the beginning of technology humans have expanded new forms of connection.

Are Wearables the Modern Path to Self-Awareness?

George Zarkadakis | Posted 09.09.2015 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Perhaps, innovators for killer wearable apps should look beyond the data and into the human need for self-understanding. Perhaps engineers should revisit old Buddhist texts, Freud, and Plato, and weave a narrative around wearables that opens a modern path to self-awareness.

Apple Gave A Major Shot In The Arm To Wearable Tech

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.27.2015 | Technology

The market for wearable technology is getting much, much bigger -- and you can thank Apple. A new report released Thursday by the International Data C...

Shifting Priorities of Future Innovation: The Crossover of Consumer Products into Wearable Technology for Social Good

UNICEF Innovation | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
UNICEF Innovation

As the integration of social networks have woven deeper into our daily lives, wearable technology has progressed into an array of gadgets and gizmos that add unnecessary digital noise to our lives through notifications and alerts that distract us from our days.

Could the Apple Watch Be Worse Than Google Glass?

Gene Marks | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology
Gene Marks

What's the lesson for small business owners like you and me? You should continue to ignore the Apple Watch for now. Like Google Glass, the jury's still out on its future success. But unlike Google Glass, there still doesn't seem much about it that will help you be quicker, better and wiser.

Wearables in the Workplace: 3 Reasons to Test in Manufacturing

Heather Franzese | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
Heather Franzese

Similarly, we need to know more than what workers say they need. There's an opportunity to add depth to worker data by plugging them into the 'internet of everything' and finding out what is the physical behavior of a worker who self-reports as satisfied, compared with one who reports otherwise.

Diamonds Are Forever, Technology A Few Minutes -- Can They Get Along?

Robin Raskin | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Jewelry has been around since the birth of civilization. Technology, not so long. But a few prescient jewelry manufacturers like Dennis Ulrich, CEO of Richline, are hell-bent on melding the two.

Civic Tech: Why We Need to Focus on Problems That Really Matter

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 06.06.2016 | Technology
Lisa Abeyta

By deploying all-weather beacons throughout the park and integrating the beacons with a unique smart phone app as well as an Apple Watch app, our mobile platform will make it possible for the park to deliver interactive, auditory and haptic alerts and instructions to park visitors.

Google... Jeans

David Sable | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
David Sable

I love the way we use the word platform today. In fact, according to Google the use of the word has skyrocketed over the years, particularly as it became a metaphor for developing ideas and products that shared some common core.