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Day Three of #SXSWi: Robots, Google Glass Exemplify #SocBizShakeUp

March 10, 2014 by Aja Gabel

Our correspondent's Google Glass selfies at SXSWi.

Robots, Google Glass, and wearable tech took center stage at a variety of SXSWi panels on Sunday. We learned that the "internet of minds" will make us posthuman, while Shaq and WWE star John Cena reminded us that some people are already superhuman. All this, plus Mindy Kaling and Sharknado, in today's Storify recap of SXSWi day three.[read more]

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Wearable Technology at SXSWi: Every Brand's New Best Friend?

March 9, 2014 by Christianna Giordano

With predictions that 10 million wearable technology devices will be sold in 2014, it is no surprise it is one of the most popular topics at SXSW this year. The first wearable technology session I attended started off centered around fan engagement.[read more]

Quantifying My Life

January 22, 2014 by Jim Worth

Fitbit Force

We all have been hearing about the rapid growth of the Internet of Things, but I think the real excitement comes when we can measure nearly everything about our selves and our lives, and emerge as the Quantified Self. Really, when you get right down to it, each of us is somewhat obsessed with data that is “all about me.”[read more]

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If the Wearable Tech Fits...

January 13, 2014 by Robin Fray Carey
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Google glass is only the beginning of wearable tech.

Like ladies of Hollywood lining up on the red carpet in bespoke couture, the big star of the International CES last week was something you could wear or carry. But any smart marketer, or business person for that matter, needs to hang back a bit to see what the value of these devices might mean beyond the buzz factor.[read more]

7 Predictions for the Future of Wearable Tech and Social Media Integration

January 10, 2014 by Matthew Peneycad

wearable tech & social media

Of the many cool new electronic devices being shown off at CES 2014 (that I’ve read about thus far anyway) – predictably – it looks as though wearable tech is one of the major trends being observed. Virtually every major electronics player is diving into the wearable tech ring.[read more]

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CES Day 1: Is Your Tennis Racket Charged?

January 9, 2014 by Tom Teicholz

Tennis racket

Day One of International CES was overwhelming, exhausting, and occasionally inspiring. The Internet of things marches on invading all manner of devices. Don't we need to be connected wherever we go? What don't we need to know? What doesn't need to capture data?[read more]

Save the Humans! Wearable Tech Gives a New Definition to Integration

July 1, 2013 by Alyssa Adkins

While the promise of wearable technology is huge in such fields as medicine, there is a small, stubborn part of me that fears for the autonomy of the individual as society begins to adopt and integrate wearable technology into its core.[read more]

 
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