While we read about the gender gap in technology almost every day, it’s worth championing a sector that seems to have a strong showing of talented women in tech – the wearables industry. Women have an extensive history in the wearables field: There’s Leah Buechley, inventor of the Lily Pad Arduino; academics like Dr. Rosalind Picard, founder, […]
While the media buzz around wearables has died down somewhat, due in part to the noise of VR and AR, they still have a place to play. I live in Germany where Fußball — you call it soccer or football — is the national passion. Every spati, or convenience store, and bar and cafe for […]
This week sportswear maker adidas debuted a new wearable device, co-developed with Interactive Health Technologies (IHT). Called the adidas ZONE for IHT Spirit, it’s the first wrist-based wearable device developed specifically for physical education class use. Currently, IHT supports 1,500 teachers in 800 schools across the country and during the 2015 school year, 600,000 children were […]
A digital double threat in hardware and software.
A win for close integration of hardware, software, and services