Gesture Recognition Technology in Wearables

When it comes to wearables and IoT (Internet of Things), gesture recognition technology has become table stakes, whether it's the Myo Gesture Control Armband, the Apple Watch, or many more smart devices.   With gesture detection at the forefront of wearable technology, let's explore what gestures are, examples of gesture wearables, and the difference between gesture and motion recognition.   What is a gesture? To determine how to perform gesture recognition on wearables, we first need to answer one question: what is a gesture? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a gesture is defined as "a movement of your body (especially of your hands... read more »

RECAP: Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit 2016 - Toronto

Last week our team had the pleasure of attending the Gartner CIO & IT Executive Summit 2016 in Toronto, from June 14th - June 16th, where our CTO, John David Chibuk, was one of the panelists speaking on cloud innovation tools.   Keynotes and Panels In attendance were inspirational leaders, including Colonel Chris Hadfield, Canadian Astronaut, and the event was overall a great learning experience for any one interested in innovative technology.     One interesting panel, IBM: Level the Playing Field with Cloud, had four speakers talk on the importance of cloud innovation. Claiming cloud is able to level the playing field regardless... read more »

Motion & IoT: The Data Generation

Very soon, motion technology will take over your life. Already, it seems you can’t go a second without people telling you about the wondrous, always-connected world that we’re going to be living in shortly. Internet of Things, wearables, VR, and motion technology… Yet, for all the hype, many don’t see what the big deal is. Ok, sensors in my underwear. Now what? Well, let’s go on a short, sweet ride through contemporary technology and the brave new world ahead. Strap in, things might get bumpy. The Motion Revolution Motion recognition technology has been around since the 60s, and before the current boom,... read more »

Wearable Technology at the 2015 Pan Am Games [Infographic]

With the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto this year, we looked at all the wearables available for the different sports at the games.  Over 60% of sports at the Pan Am Games have some sort of wearable either in production or already on the market for use. We put together an infographic and whitepaper that provides some insights to technology for sports being played at the Games.   Take a look below for a quick snapshot of which sports have wearable technology! Click here to grab a more detailed whitepaper surrounding all the different wearables and their features!... read more »