Five Tips for Designing Successful Wearable Technologies

This post originally appeared on Wearable World News, found here. Wearables are proliferating. With hundreds of different types available and more popping up everyday, we’re seeing the rapid saturation of an immature market. Those wearables that prove the most value to the most people will emerge as industry leaders, leaving behind a graveyard of one-off…

Will the Enterprise Pave the Way for Mass Wearable Adoption?

This article was originally posted on Wearable World News, and can be found here. ——- We typically think of wearables as consumer technology. Fitbit, Google Glass, Basis, and the long tail of connected fitness gear, watches, and clothing are all consumer facing. Yet, despite the rapid proliferation of wearable technologies, penetration is still only about…

Wielding Wearables in the Workplace: Four Business Use Cases

This post was originally posted at Wearable World News and can be found here. — So often we think of wearables as consumer devices, but in many ways the enterprise is actually defining the utility of this technology at scale. Today we’re seeing businesses adopt wearable technologies to drive highly context-specific communications, intelligence, and efficiency…

Hardware vs. Software: How Diverging Mentalities Pose a Challenge to the Internet of Things

There is a fundamental difference between the hardware developers’ mentality vs. the software developers’ mentality. This is nothing new as a technology trend, but it plays an important role in unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things in that it will impact the development of IoT components. So what is this difference? For hardware developers,…