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Featured Company: MC10 Pioneering Commercial Uses of Conformal Electronics




In a recent article, we covered MC10’s partnership with Reebok on its new Checklight product. While this product has the potential to introduce new levels of safety and care in the prevention of unnecessary sports related head trauma from youth to professional sports, the company’s potential spans far beyond sports. Which is why, like the […]




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The Future of Flexible Sensors: MC10 Partners With Reebok On CheckLight Skull Cap




What started in 2008 by Professor John Rutgers of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign as a brilliant idea of stretchable circuits has culminated into MC10. Today, this company has collected $40M in funding to develop products towards its mission of “extending human capabilities through virtually invisible and conformal electronics.” Recently partnering with Reebok, MC10 launched […]




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Recon Jet Takes Consumer Pre-Orders, Aspires To One Day Make an Impact in Military and Industrial Environments




While Google Glass might be for people navigating the city in a quest to a perfect cup of coffee, Recon Jet will be for soldiers on the battlefield or athletes checking times and distance while training for the next a triathlon. This is at least what the company behind these glasses, Vancouver-based Recon Instruments, hopes. […]




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X2 Opens the Door for Better Head Injury Response On and Off the Field




Medical-grade biosensors are making it easier and less expensive to protect youth athletes from damaging head trauma, thanks to companies like X2 biosystems. Seattle-based X2 was founded when Rich Able turned to Christoph Mack after Rich’s son suffered a concussion playing high school football. Today X2 offers the X-Guard, a mouth guard-based sensor, and the […]




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Featured Company: Fullpower Technologies and MotionX Ripe For A High Priced Acquisition




MotionX is a rising star in the wearable technology space, though to the mainstream media fascinated by Nike Fuelband, Apple’s rumored smart watch, and other headlines grabbers, it is perhaps one of the best known secrets. Being located in Santa Cruz might have something to do with it. Or the fact that it is actually […]




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In The Startup Battlefield Of The Nike+ Accelerator, You Might Want To Bet On Black!




There is a reason Phil Black and his company FitDeck is batting lead off in the 10 company Nike+ Accelerator Demo Day. If you want to get the other team’s attention, you bring your big bat. And at 6’7” tall, Black not only carries a big stick, but he IS a big stick. Friends of IAT […]




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Smart Socks Don’t Stink: Heapsylon’s Sensoria Enters The Clothing As A Platform Race




We’ve seen very few companies successfully go after both digital sport and digital health markets. It is hard enough to tackle one. Very few companies are architected in such a manner that enables a consistent streamlining of decision making, team building, resource allocation, product development and overall energy to benefit both directions fully. Ask any […]




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Activity Tracking Without Hardware: Moves Makes Monitoring Activity Simple & Announces API




10,000: the number of steps a person should take every day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, many working people find themselves glued to their chairs for the majority of their day and don’t even come close. Moves, a free iPhone pedometer, helps you understand your daily activity “automagically”. It’s “an automatic” diary of your life. […]




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Pushing The Boundaries of Golf: Active Mind Technology is Gaming Your Game




Active Mind Technology is one of the coolest companies we’ve seen this year developing sports-specific wearable technology and software. It helps that we are all golfers here at Inside Activity Tracking. But the combination of elegantly designed plug and play sensors that don’t disrupt the golf swing, with powerful visualization of data, combined with its […]




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