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Wearables Platforms 2014 Augustine Fou


Many companies are launching platforms for wearables and fitness, instead of just devices.

Many companies are launching platforms for wearables and fitness, instead of just devices.

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  • 1. Augustine Fou- 1 - Wearables Platforms Dr. Augustine Fou http://linkd.in/augustinefou acfou @mktsci .com June 2014
  • 2. Augustine Fou- 2 - Google Fit Source: forbes “Google Fit would allow a wearable device that measures data like steps or heart rate to interface with Google’s cloud-based services, and become part of the Google Fit ecosystem.”
  • 3. Augustine Fou- 3 - Apple “Apple has released a new ad for the iPhone 5S. This one focuses on health and fitness and shows a bunch of different ways the phone can be used as an activity monitoring device. It also shows a whole range of new fitness gadgets working with the phone.” Source: businessinsider
  • 4. Augustine Fou- 4 - Samsung “The SAMI platform is where the real heart of the operation is. It uses real-time and historical data, aggregating it from all the devices in your life. Samsung asserts that it does not own your data, which seems like it would be a big concern for users — we're talking about actual vital statistics here.” Source: businessinsider
  • 5. Augustine Fou- 5 - LG “LG Lifeband Touch is a smart activity tracker, which is compatible with heart rate monitors (HRM) as well as smartphones. Once connected to a smartphones, the Lifeband Touch can transmit data to the LG Fitness app, or even to third- party apps such as MyFitnessPal, Runkeeper or MapMyFitness.” Source: techtimes
  • 6. Augustine Fou- 6 - Microsoft “Microsoft is the latest technology giant preparing to jump into the wearables market, with plans to offer a sensor-rich smartwatch that measures heart rate and synchs with iPhones, Android phones and Windows Phones” Source:forbes
  • 7. Augustine Fou- 7 - Dr. Augustine Fou – Digital Consigliere “I track trends and advise clients on staying on-trend or ahead of them. Wearables and always-connected devices will continue to reshape the landscape for consumer interactions and marketing.” FORMER CHIEF DIGITAL OFFICER, HCG (OMNICOM) MCKINSEY CONSULTANT CLIENT SIDE / AGENCY SIDE EXPERIENCE PROFESSOR AND COLUMNIST ENTREPRENEUR / SMALL BUSINESS OWNER PHD MATERIALS SCIENCE (MIT '95) AT AGE 23 @acfou ClickZ Articles: http://bit.ly/augustine-fou-clickz Slideshares: http://bit.ly/augustine-fou-slideshares LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/today/author/84444-augustinefou