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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

LG Heart Rate Earphones release tapped officially (no Secret needed)
LG Heart Rate Earphones release tapped officially (no Secret needed)

May 13, 2014 — SlashGear article announcing the May 18th product launch of the PerformTek-powered LG Heart Rate Earphones... Read More

Raleigh-Based Valencell's Technology Powers New Wave of Wearable Fitness Products
Raleigh-Based Valencell's Technology Powers New Wave of Wearable Fitness Products

February 23, 2014 — Feature article outlining how Valencell's PerformTek sensor technology is powering many of the new fitness wearable devices being introduced to the marketplace.  Read More

Valencell’s co-founder and CEO, Steven LeBoeuf, discusses wearable devices
Valencell’s co-founder and CEO, Steven LeBoeuf, discusses wearable devices

January 20, 2014 — Valencell and PerformTek featured in this column about wearables and the "Internet of Things." Read More

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