Where are all the women in tech? They’re in wearables

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, […]

Can safety wearables really stop crimes against women?

Personal safety wearables development and adoption is on the rise with a range of wearable safety devices on the market like Nimb, Revolar and Siren. Their common thread is that they aim to enable the user to get help in situations where their personal safety is at risk by sending an alert to pre-selected friends or family, typically a text message […]