Through its myriad media mechanisms, Google has access to a worrying amount of our data – but even more than that, it has an unprecedented number of our thoughts, art and ideas at its fingertips. Is Google stealing our ideas?
When most people think of wearables, they think Google Glass, but there’s a lot more to Wearable Tech than people running around with devices on their heads that make them look like… explorers. New York City is one of the capitals of the fashion world. We know that the city is a leader in Fashion […]
A number of new start-ups presented to a pair of investors and a large audience at host BMW i Ventures’ space in Greenwich Village during a recent installment of the NY Future Mobility Meetup. Here are the five presenting companies, who literally focused on trains, planes – and even electric automobiles.
TheTake is all about giving you instant access to the products and locations in the movies you love. Whether it’s the moment you see a beautiful necklace on screen or days later, when you’re thinking back on how awesome that jacket in Need For Speed was, TheTake is your source for identifying and buying that […]
Neuroscout will offer customers a context-specific brain profile. Here’s what it means, and how it’ll make a difference: these profiles will be made for sports, law enforcement, and other pursuits where fast-paced decision-making is imperative. The use of this profile will revolutionize the assessment, training and recruitment of people performing in these contexts by integrating […]
“Facebook buys Oculus. Intel buys Basis,” said Goodwin Procter’s Stephen Davis, whose law firm hosted New York’s first Wearable Wednesday. A good week to kick off the event, which is now going to be monthly, according to organizer Paul Farkas. “We’re only just now coming to grips with what wearable is and what it means […]
Among other creepy things Facebook knows about you, the beloved social network can predict when you’re relationship status is about to change from single to…not single. Based on heaps of data from 2010-2013, it recognized a pattern that timeline posts between two Facebook users steadily ramp up in the 100 days before, and peak 12 […]
Recently, I saw something amazing– almost of Biblical proportions– a paraplegic man walk. Later that week I read about new glasses that enable blind people to see. Then yesterday, I heard about a new wearable chip that can monitor our critical functions to alert us of impending medical breakdowns. It occurred to me that while we […]
The future of wearable tech is a world where our clothing and accessories will react to the world around us, in concert with us. Watches, clothing, glasses – all sorts of clothing and accessories – will have sensors that help us adjust to the weather or sunlight, take us in the right direction, help us […]
Randy Adler is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of RK ADLER LLP. Why do you angel invest? Randy Adler: I love the space. I think it is the opportunity of a lifetime: a true land grab. We are experiencing a transition from the old economy to the new economy in which all things become “tech.” […]
New York has been known for being a FinTech, Ad Tech and even Fashion Tech town for some time now. But more and more, the city is taking center stage in the Health Tech arena. Which doesn’t mean that you should go out and launch yet another app that tweets your weight/mileage covered/calories burned every […]