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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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For The Wearable Revolution To Take Off, Accuracy Must Improve




  Although many new wearable technologies bring functions that used to require bulky machinery to small devices, many products struggle in accurately tracking motion. The web is littered with side-by-side tests of accuracy of similar form factor devices, with results that call into question the entire category at times. Yet, as the technology and market for […]




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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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The Week in Wearables




  Nike will certainly be in the news this week. Their amazing marketing machine will certainly be on display as its Nike+ Accelerator companies head to San Francisco Thursday for their 2nd Demo Day before an anticipated packed house.  Geekwire had a great write-up from the Demo Day last week on Nike’s campus. If you […]




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