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Sensory Battle for Your Bodies
Sensory Battle for Your Bodies

October 24, 2014 — They're the odd couple of wearable technology: The scientist, Steve LeBoeuf, an N.C. State University grad with a slight New Orleans drawl, and the executive, Michael Dering, polished and handshake-ready. Together, they're trying to make a dent in a wearable technology industry LeBoeuf has been picking at for years– Read More

Come Along for an Inside Look at a Wearable Tech Lab
Come Along for an Inside Look at a Wearable Tech Lab

September 25, 2014 — Valencell has $7.2 million in funding and a new CEO. Now it's time for the startup to capitalize on the buzz around wearable technologies. Read More

Exclusive: A Peek Inside Valencell's Secret Wearable Technology Lab
Exclusive: A Peek Inside Valencell's Secret Wearable Technology Lab

September 23, 2014 — In a gym-like lab at a new north Raleigh headquarters, wearable tech startup Valencell is keeping a lot of secrets. The company, whose proprietary biometric sensors are already in products manufactured by mainstream electronics companies – firms such as LG and Scosche – is preparing for something big. Read More

Hearables: Why The Ear Will Make Wearables ‘stick’
Hearables: Why The Ear Will Make Wearables ‘stick’

September 22, 2014 — The market for fitness wearables is strong, but remains niche. According to a Gallup Healthways Well-Being Index, nearly 125 million Americans exercise regularly, the majority of which track their performance and are looking for convenient, motivational ways to measure their progress. Read More

Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?
Hearables: Turning Activity Tracking On Its Ear?

September 4, 2014 — Users are sick of their activity-tracking wearable devices. But the answer may be as plain as the ear on your head. Read More

Intel Partners with Headphones Maker to Develop Health-sensing Earbuds
Intel Partners with Headphones Maker to Develop Health-sensing Earbuds

August 18, 2014 — Intel has partnered with headphone maker SMS Audio to develop biometric-sensing earbuds, which the companies plan to launch later this year. The earbuds are powered by Valencell’s PerformTek technology. Rapper 50 Cent is a majority owner in SMS Audio. Read More

Who Really Controls The Wearable Tech Market?
Who Really Controls The Wearable Tech Market?

August 7, 2014 — The smartwatch of your dreams rests on one valuable commodity and the people who produce it. Read More

Using Your Ear to Track Your Heart
Using Your Ear to Track Your Heart

August 1, 2014 — Although smart watches and fitness bands are proliferating on wrists, there could be an even better spot on the body for wearable tech. Read More

Forget the iWatch. Headphones are the Original Wearable Tech
Forget the iWatch. Headphones are the Original Wearable Tech

June 24, 2014 — Headphones are superior to wristbands for collecting biometric information, including blood pressure, heart rate, ECG, and core body temperature, experts say. Read More

Raleigh's Valencell Raises $7M and Names CEO
Raleigh's Valencell Raises $7M and Names CEO

June 16, 2014 — Valencell, a Raleigh startup that develops technology for use in wearable fitness devices, has raised $7 million and named Michael Dering as its new CEO. Read More

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