Tom's Wearable Tech Gift Guide 2015

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Tom's Wearable Tech Gift Guide 2015

It's that time of year again and this year it's going to be a Wearable Wonderland! Wearable tech is the perfect gift to put under the tree and this year I'm making it easy with my list of the top wearables to wrap up and give this year. I've made my list and I've checked it twice! Here is my picks for the holidays 2015.

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WEST 2015 Buzz

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WEST 2015 Buzz

WEST's sold out conference looking at how wearable tech is impacting sports and entertainment caused quite a stir in the media both the day of and days after.

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Wearables meet sports & entertainment at the second annual WEST

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Wearables meet sports & entertainment at the second annual WEST

WEST returned to the city with a bang as this sold-out event took up two floors at the MaRS Discovery District Centre. Over 600 guests got their hands-on some amazing tech from over 31 exhibitors in wearable tech, IoT and 3D printing. And attendees participated in conversations with 42 thought leaders from as far as Japan, Australia, the US and from here at home in Canada. Catch our recap of the event here.

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Smartwatch shipments to reach 85 million by 2019 says IDC

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Smartwatch shipments to reach 85 million by 2019 says IDC

The smartwatch space is expected to move the needle on the wearable space over the next five years according to a new report from IDC. IDC forecasts that worldwide wearable shipments will reach 173.4 Million by 2019 mainly propelled by what they call the "smart wearable category" which includes smartwatches which have the ability to run third-party apps. 

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Transforming Human Behavior Through Wearable Technology

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Transforming Human Behavior Through Wearable Technology

Tom Emrich, founder of the We Are Wearables community and speaker at the upcoming Rock Stars of Wearables symposium on September 23, 2015 in Austin, Texas, presented by IEEE Computer Society, today spoke with impassioned purpose about the impact wearables technology will have on the lives of all of us.

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Messaging Your Wearable: Speak in the Language of Benefits

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Messaging Your Wearable: Speak in the Language of Benefits

Wearables are shiny, new and interesting. They come in all shapes and sizes and with about as many purposes for having them as there are consumers to buy them. Purpose plays a vital role in the messaging process for media relations, but often times, the product itself or the branding overshadows it. 

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Ottawa is Wearables: Looking back at the first WWOTT

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Ottawa is Wearables: Looking back at the first WWOTT

We Are Wearables headed to Canada's capital on June 23. Hosted in the heart of the market downtown Ottawa at Systemscope, the Ottawa tech community rallied together to demo wearable tech from two local startups and hear from some of the pioneers and thought leaders working in wearables in the city.

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