July 13, 2016
Smart clothing, such as sensor-enabled running wear and thermoregulation jackets, may not be in everyone’s closets these days, but software developers and manufacturers see that future as very near. At the Wearables Technology conference this week in San Francisco, companies looking to go beyond fitness trackers say the changing landscape of the healthcare world and the consumer world is shaping...
November 18, 2015
In advance of the start of the holiday shopping season, Argus Insights has released a report on consumer perception and demand for wearables, based on the research firm's analysis of 6,000 global reviews and social media conversations. As expected, Apple Watch tops the demand for consumer smartwatches, but surprisingly Fitbit didn't top the dedicated fitness tracker category -- it came in second...
November 3, 2015
Palo Alto, California-based Lumo Bodytech, which offers posture and activity tracking devices, has raised $10 million in a round led by WuXi Healthcare Ventures with participation from existing investors Madrona Venture Group, Innovation Endeavors, AME Cloud Ventures, and Innovalue Capital.
This brings the company's total funding to at least $16 million. Lumo has also raised around $2 million...
October 10, 2013
Sixty percent of Americans have experienced health problems related to using technology or sitting at a desk, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by Lumo Body Tech, makers of the wearable Lumoback posture sensor.
“At Lumo, our mantra is that you can’t improve what you don’t measure,” Monisha Perkash, Lumo cofounder and CEO said in a statement. “Because our...