Monthly Archives: July 2013

Source: VentureBeat, Jul 2013 Using its own proprietary material, Protos creates light, flexible glasses frames that can be tweaked to give wearers a custom fit. In an effort to get the project off the ground, Protos has launched a crowdfunding campaign, which … Continue reading

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Native or Web Mobile App

Source: VentureBeat, Jul 2013

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Flextronics has an Accelerator Program

Source: Flextronics website, Jul 2013 Flextronics established the Lab IX Accelerator Program to support early stage disruptive technology companies incorporating hardware and software innovation. Lab IX program participants gain access to our global end-to-end supply chain solutions, wealth of experience … Continue reading

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Pinterest Visuals Can Drive Sales

Source: HBR, Jul 2013 (great read!) … social media sends more customers into stores than the Internet pulls out: 1 in 5 Pinterest users has bought something in a store after pinning or liking it on Pinterest, and 1 in 3 Pinterest users … Continue reading

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Wearable Companies are Data Companies

Source: VentureBeat, Jul 2013 For devices like Fitbit, Jawbone Up, and Nike FuelBand, the physical hardware is just a window into the more lucrative and far more interesting world of data,

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GlassUp: $399

Source: VentureBeat, Jul 2013 GlassUp is a second-screen output for Internet-connected devices, the company says. It will show you SMS messages, emails, notifications, or anything a GlassUp-optimized app wants to display. It doesn’t contain a huge amount of electronics, or … Continue reading

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Glasses.com

Source: NYTimes, Jul 2013 GLASSES.COM 3-D VIRTUAL TRY-ON APP Nothing is more design-dependent, fit-dependent or person-dependent than glasses. And few things make a bigger difference to your looks. That’s why most people buy glasses at a store, trying on pair … Continue reading

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