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  • Bionym Raises $14M Series A For Its Heartbeat Authentication Wristband

    Bionym Raises $14M Series A For Its Heartbeat Authentication Wristband

    Toronto-based startup Bionym has raised a $14 million Series A round of funding, including investment from Ignition Partners, Relay Ventures, MasterCard and Salesforce Ventures. The round includes a lot of strategic investment from participants like Export Development Canada, who see value in the product as a security enhancing feature for business customers. Bionym’s tech places an… Read More

  • Nymi Is A Heartwave-Sensing Wristband That Wants To Replace All Your Passwords & Keys

    Nymi Is A Heartwave-Sensing Wristband That Wants To Replace All Your Passwords & Keys

    Passwords could be passé if this Toronto-based startup has its way. Bionym, which was founded in 2011 and closed a $1.4 million (CAD) seed round last month, has devised a biometric recognition system in the form of a wearable wristband — called Nymi, just launched as a pre-order for $79 for early 2014 shipping. Read More

  • Smartheart Turns Your Mobile Phone Into A Heart Monitor

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. As this is the case, there are many of us in the U.S. — and across the globe — who have had heart disease or cardiac illnesses affect our lives in many unpleasant ways. Today, thanks to advances in modern technology, we are beginning to see services… Read More

  • Adidas Helps You Monitor Your Heart

    Adidas has teamed up with Polar to produce a new line of clothes called Project Fusion that will both monitor your ECG stats and, possibly, look cool. The system has sensors built throughout the shirt to check your heart rate and the shoes to keep tabs on how far and fast you’re moving. After your workout, just upload all the info to your PC via Bluetooth and see how you did, and how long… Read More