Legal Equalizer App Levels the Field when Interacting with Police

Legal Equalizer App Levels the Field when Interacting with Police

Sandra Bland, Zachary Hammond, Michael Brown - the past year has seen a rush of incidents that build a wall between law enforcement and citizens. The North American public is now more wary of police than ever and we're beginning to wonder, will it ever end? MBye Nije, an entrepreneur from Atlanta, is creating Legal Equalizer, an app [...]

Startup Spotlight: See, Hear and Hold Music with REIFY

Startup Spotlight: See, Hear and Hold Music with REIFY

Music is, traditionally, an auditory art form. But at REIFY, music is taking on another form entirely and making its debut in the physical and virtual realities. REIFY turns music into interactive multimedia experiences you can hear, see and hold. Complex virtual worlds are crafted around totems - physical 3D-printed sculptures of music that act as [...]

Startup Spotlight: Feel the Beat, Literally, with Soundbrenner Pulse

Startup Spotlight: Feel the Beat, Literally, with Soundbrenner Pulse

Soundbrenner Pulse is the world's first wearable metronome, designed to help musicians keep time through haptic feedback that lets you literally feel the music. Its powerful companion app allows you to synchronize your Pulse with other musicians so you're all playing on the same time, and even includes rhythm exercises to help you perfect your timing. Unlike [...]

Startup Spotlight: Nymi, the Wearable that Listens to Your Heart

Startup Spotlight: Nymi, the Wearable that Listens to Your Heart

Apple Watch lets you send your heartbeat to your friends, but this wearable actually does something useful with it. If you're like me, you have more passwords and logins than you can remember. If you're on top of things, you've got them written down. If you're proactive, you've got them in one of the many [...]

Startup Spotlight: Ear-O-Smart Smart Earrings

Startup Spotlight: Ear-O-Smart Smart Earrings

One of the biggest challenges of designing health-focused wearables is making sure that people want to wear them for their looks as much as for their functionality. Fitbit and Jawbone are not known for their style factor - in fact, there are many companies now producing covers and charms to make these wearables, well, wearable. [...]

Startup Spotlight: How SmartMat Will Change Yoga Forever

Startup Spotlight: How SmartMat Will Change Yoga Forever

Eat your heart out Lululemon, SmartMat is about to make personal yoga practices so much better. With 22 days left in its crowdfunding campaign, SmartMat has already raised 248% of its $110,000 goal. Soon to be a member of the $27-Billion yoga industry, SmartMat is a portable, responsive yoga mat that uses sensors and apps [...]

Startup Spotlight: MeU, a Versatile Wearable Display

Startup Spotlight: MeU, a Versatile Wearable Display

This is the information age. We as a society consume information at a faster rate than at any other time in known history, and it's become kind of a chicken-or-egg scenario: which came first, the demand for information or the supply? Either way, devices that deliver information quickly, easily and in bite-sized packets are seizing [...]