wearables

  • Apple Watch Not A Flop – Now #2 Wearable, Just Behind Fitbit

    Apple Watch Not A Flop – Now #2 Wearable, Just Behind Fitbit

    According to a new report out this morning from IDC, Apple is now the number two wearable maker, thanks to its Apple Watch, coming in just behind market leader Fitbit during the second quarter of 2015. And it’s a close race, the analyst firm found. Apple shipped 3.6 million units in Q2 2015, just 0.8 million units shy of Fitbit’s total 4.4 million units, the report states. Read More

  • Next-Gen Cybersecurity Is All About Behavior Recognition Crunch Network

    Next-Gen Cybersecurity Is All About Behavior Recognition

    In the wake of devastating personal information leaks, like Target’s back in 2014 affecting more than 70 million customers and the more recent Ashley Madison data breach, concerns over cybersecurity are at an all-time high. Financial advisers overwhelmingly cite cybersecurity as their number-one concern, with business owners and everyday consumers sharing in those worries. Read More

  • Tapping Into The Emotional Internet Crunch Network

    Tapping Into The Emotional Internet

    Wearables currently decipher physiological biometrics — heart rate, pulse, caloric intake. But in the coming years, we’ll see emotion-sensing wearable technology that clues us into specific human emotions. When this data is shared across networks, we’ll enter the dawn of the “Emotional Internet.” Read More

  • The Burgeoning Invisible App Market Crunch Network

    The Burgeoning Invisible App Market

    Today’s “invisible app” market could be classified as a passing trend, but it might also be the beginning of a significant multi-year shift in how we transact when we’re away from our computers. This shift applies to mobile devices, email, home devices like the Amazon Echo and even wearables like the Apple Watch. Read More

  • “Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries Crunch Network

    “Soft” Sensors Are Breaking Into Four Major Industries

    From something as simple as a door sensor at a store to the new age of “smart” sensors in a rapidly emerging wearables market, the application of sensors has already permeated many parts of our everyday lives. But the future of dynamic sensor applications goes beyond just measuring your heart rate through the new Apple Watch. Read More

  • Requiem For The App Revolution Crunch Network

    Requiem For The App Revolution

    The app revolution is dead. In fact, it died years ago. It had been a good run, but a revolution is no longer a revolution when the model is the status quo. With new apps created every day, the revolution has definitely been televised, commoditized and capitalized. But while the app revolution is dead, a new movement is rising to take its place — the experience evolution. Read More

  • Misfit Debuts The Flash Link, A $20 Activity Tracker That Also Controls Apps And Smart Home Devices

    Misfit Debuts The Flash Link, A $20 Activity Tracker That Also Controls Apps And Smart Home Devices

    For a company like Misfit, which got its start as the maker of an attractive health and fitness monitoring device that women would actually like to wear, it may no longer be enough to be just another Fitbit competitor. That’s why the company has been more recently expanding its product lineup to include a range of connected devices, including also a sleep monitoring system and… Read More

  • Creating A Universal Remote Control For Business Communications Crunch Network

    Creating A Universal Remote Control For Business Communications

    In the ultimate paradox, we have spent the last several years untethering our workforces while technically intertwining our personal and professional lives. Yet, for many, the notion of BYOD often results in a feeling of being AWOL. With 25 percent of knowledge workers out of the office on any given day, the ability to remotely connect back into corporate communications and collaboration tools… Read More

  • Personal Health In The Digital Age Crunch Network

    Personal Health In The Digital Age

    We live in the digital age. You know that already. Two out of three Americans are now smartphone owners, and more than 86 percent of the population is connected online. But while digital has permeated everything from our social lives to how we work and how we shop, it is only starting to touch how we manage health. Read More

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