Archive | December, 2013

Wearables and the Affordable Care Act: A Rising Tide Will Lift SOME Boats




    18 months ago, I could count on one hand the number of wearables startups that from inception, had selling into the healthcare system deep in their DNA and/or a clear understanding of the trends in healthcare that could most affect their potential business trajectories. Whether the barriers were regulatory, legal, IT, time to […]




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Bandu Smartwatch By Neumitra Brings Advanced Sensor Insights




Founded by neuroscientists from MIT and Robert Goldberg, Neumitra started over an year ago to develop a wearable watch called “bandu,” which helps monitor our body’s stress levels and also alerts us to relax. Through this wearable technology that measures and manages the autonomic brain, Neumitra hopes to gain positive impact to create a stress-free […]




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Academic Innovators: Juan Hinestroza brings nanotechnology to textiles




Photo credit: Style and the Startup The Fiber Science department at Cornell University produces research that will enable the smart fabrics of the future. This academic unit operates with a “Science driving Design, Design driving Science” mentality that brings engineers, scientists, and designers together. We recently sat down with Professor Juan Hinestroza, Associate Professor of […]




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