Mighty Weekly 10/18

Mighty Things

For the Connected World

Mighty Weekly 10/18

In case you didn’t get a chance to catch all the mighty things happening in the connected world, we have curated and compiled a list of the best stories / news of the week. Don’t forget to subscribe by joining our publication on Medium to make sure it hits your email inbox every week!

  • For the fourth consecutive year, Under Armour has invited a handful of companies, entrepreneurs, and inventors to participate in an in-house Shark Tank-like products and innovations competition.  Link
  • Federal programs for science-based startups have been integral in getting companies noticed, and even acquired.  Link

  • More than half of all Google searches now happen on mobile devices. Link
  • Facebook Messenger: inside Mark Zuckerberg’s app for everything. Link
  • Mobile health tech has the power to transform quality of care. Link

 Wearable Tech
  • Heart-rate monitors help protect Nottingham Panthers players. Link
  • This app from Johns Hopkins researchers uses the Apple Watch’s sensors to monitor patients with epilepsy.  Link
  • A wearable for incontinence isn’t trying to help everyone, and that’s awesome.  Link
  • 83 percent of Apple Watch owners said device contributes to their overall health.  Link
  • FIFA is looking to create wearable tech standards for world football. Link
  • This exoskeleton is aimed at the elderly. Link
  • Wearable tech for clinical trial purposes will require companies to develop a clear strategy and meet stringent requirements. Link

 Internet of Things
  • Drones with 3D cameras are guiding an army of construction robots in Japan. Link
  • Emergent and the rise of consumerized VR.  Link
  • Paper airplane gets reinvented to make it a phone-controlled drone. Link
  • The Internet of Things in the energy market is expected to reach US$22 Billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 24.1% over the next 5 years. Link
  • Nurses will benefit from the Internet of Things. Link
  • Cyclists could become a network of sensors for road improvements. Link

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