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Siren raises $3.4 million for smart socks that track diabetic health

Siren, a startup that has developed fabric with embedded microsensors, has unveiled its product, a sock for people with diabetes. Siren also announced a $3.4 million investment from DCM, Khosla Ventur

Crunch Report | Atlassian Buys Trello

Atlassian buys Trello for $425 million, Uber debuts Movements to monitor traffic data, Netflix and Amazon get a couple of Golden Globes, Amazon buys harvest.ai and the CES Hardware Battlefield winner

And the winner of Hardware Battlefield 2017 is… Siren Care

These companies had a very special CES experience as they all pitched in front of multiple groups of judges on stage at the Sands Expo. The startups were competing for $50,000 and being named the winn

TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield finalists are BloomLife, Pillar Technologies, Siren Care and Stratio

Over the past two days, 13 startups have taken the stage at TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield. Now our editorial team has finished deliberating with the expert judges (seriously, expert) and c

Startups, join TechCrunch at CES in Hardware Battlefield

CES is loud, obnoxious and just too big. It will shave years off your life. I love it. And if you’re a hardware startup, you probably love it too. We’re looking for startups to compete in

Blaze Laser Projection Bike Light Comes To All 11,500 Santander Bikes In London

<a target="_blank" href="http://blaze.cc">Blaze</a> has come a long way. After participating in our <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/01/07/blaze-seeks-to-save-cyclist-lives-with-a-laser-proje

Owlet, The Smart Baby Sock, Is Already Saving Lives

Owlet, a Hardware Battlefield darling, announced that they are going out of beta this weekend and will be available to new parents who want to make sure their wee ones are breathing at night. The anno

Hardware Battlefield Applications Are Open Now

We’re back. Hardware Alley is TechCrunch’s premier hardware event and will be taking CES by storm again this year. Applications for TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield are now open. Su

Sereneti Kitchen Robot Cooks So You Don’t Have To

Last week at Disrupt SF 2015, I ran into the folks behind Sereneti Kitchen, a company that I've known since it launched at our Hardware Battlefield in Vegas earlier this year. Then, its technology had

Peeple Launches On Kickstarter To Be Caller ID For Front Doors

<a target="_blank" href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1544392549/peeple-caller-id-for-your-front-door/video_share">Peeple</a> is a small camera and sensor that attaches to the peephole on your

Voltera, The Electronics Printer, Launches To Much Fanfare

One of our absolute favorites from the Hardware Battlefield just launched on Kickstarter and they are, if you’ll excuse the cliché, crushing it. The company appeared on our stage at CES 2015 an

Introducing The Hardware Battlefield Finalists For 2015: Fogo Digital, Looksee, Peeple, Sutro, Voltera

It’s been a long, hard battle here deep in the deserts of Las Vegas but the judges have chosen and we are ready to rock and roll. We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 Hardware B

NapTime Baby Monitor Saves Parents From Late-Night Arguments

Babies are glorious miraculous blessings, but parents trying to get through a good night's sleep with a newborn in the next room may have a tough time remembering that. The NapTime is a new baby monit

LyteShot Wants To Build A Platform For Live-Action Games

CES Hardware Battlefield participant LyteShot is working on an alternate-reality gaming alternative to playing with traditional NERF guns. Its solution relies on wireless "guns" and sensors — known

LookSee, An E-Ink Smart Bracelet, Will Always Fit Your Mood

Fashion and tech, though perhaps an unlikely union, seem to have been getting along quite well over the past year. LookSee, an e-ink smart bracelet that allows users to customize the design through im

Peeple Is A Smart Peephole To Upgrade Your Door With Caller ID

Meet Peeple, a connected peephole to screen who is knocking on your door. Whenever someone knocks on your door, Peeple snaps a picture and send it to your phone. This way, whether you are home or away

Live With TechCrunch At CES 2015

Press day is over. The monster companies — <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/01/05/live-from-samsungs-ces-2015-press-conference/">Samsung</a>, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/20

Meet The Hardware Battlefield 2015

Today, we are tickled to introduce the Hardware Battlefield 2015 participants. The 14 startups represent what we at TechCrunch feel are the most interesting, most promising early stage hardware compan

Atlas Wearables Raises Another Million For Its Smarter Fitness Tracker, Starts Shipping This Winter

Wearables are a crowded market, but in the fitness-tracking niche, many of the top devices today are still just glorified step trackers with fancier software and a few more bells and whistles. A compa

CubeSensors Will Now Monitor Your Sleeping Environment

CubeSensors is a startup that makes small, pretty stylish, connected devices that monitor rooms, feeding back information about air quality, temperature, and other things. It was a star performer at o
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