Google’s Operating System for the Internet of Things: “Brillo”

In 2014, I was fortunate enough to get a ticket into the annual Google I/O Conference, a much coveted ticket to say the least! It's Google's only conference each year and it's extremely difficult - almost impossible - to get into (unless you know someone, which was my case). Thanks again, Lynn Langit! Before I get started on the topic of Google's Operating System for the IoT, I'd like to explain just a little of my experience at Google I/O 2014, to give those of you a taste of what it's like if you've never been there. Being used to Microsoft conferences (with the attendance to one other type of conference under my belt at that time, the  unsurpassable Augmented World Expo 2014 (AWE) which is something you should never, ever miss!) I experienced total corporate culture shock! I/O is a bit like AWE but showing "some" of the Wearables, Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and the Internet of Things (IoT) that you'd see at AWE but specific only to Google. Google however … [Read more...]

LEO: The Only Wearable that Monitors Your Body’s Biosignals Directly, Translating the Data into Actionable Recommendations

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Yes, that's the new buzz word: "Fitness Intelligence" LOL! Kim's Brain going from "Business Intelligence" to "Fitness Intelligence" - gotta love the parody here! So I'm an "Indegogo" fan. That's how I found the Rufus Cuff I can't wait to get soon. "Indiegogo empowers people to activate the global community to make ideas happen" states Indegogo itself. The site, https://www.indiegogo.com/ let's great ideas become reality by running campaigns to fund your products.And it's no surprise in today's "wearable life" that's it's chock full of wearables. #LEO goes far beyond FitBit to true intelligence that optimizes your workout & reduce your risk for injury. It integrates biosignal monitoring technology that measures muscle activity, fatigue, heart rate, lactic acid, hydration calories, technique, and more - translating this complex bio-data into straightforward and actionable recommendations & notifies you if something's not right in real-time (There's a video at the end of … [Read more...]