Is there too much tech in sports? – Tech in Sports Ep. 34

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including the Sacramento Kings’ high-tech All Star game bid, robotic concession stand assistants, a new study that

Published on: March 12th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

FIFA tackles concussions at 2018 World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 33

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including how Amazon is helping the potential new Seattle NHL team, FIFA's 2018 World Cup concussion plan,

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring the most high tech Olympics in history – Tech in Sports Ep. 29

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including all the tech at Super Bowl LII, the NFL's new sleep tech partner, personalized cleats, and

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Epson joins the smartwatch market with new line of devices

Another company is jumping into the already-crowded smartwatch market. Epson, more well known for its printers, has announced a new line of five smartwatches that feature precision GPS technology as well as activity

Published on: November 22nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Apple reclaims world #1 wearable maker spot

After a great third quarter, Apple is back on top of the wearables market, with a new report from Canalys stating that the tech giant now controls nearly a quarter of the wearable

Published on: November 16th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

First look at Fitbit’s newest smartwatch and wireless headphones

Fitbit is trying its hand in the smartwatch and wireless headphones market, and on first glance, the devices don't disappoint. This week we are unboxing the latest Fitbit devices for Tech and Sports,

Published on: October 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Fitbit launches its first smartwatch, wireless headphones, and an updated smart scale

Apple may have overtaken Fitbit as the world’s top wearables vendor earlier this year, but the longtime leader has some tricks up its sleeve. Fitbit has recently unveiled its first-ever smartwatch, the Fitbit

Published on: September 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Fitbit Ionic smart watch to launch new mobile payments service

Fitbit is entering the mobile payments market with a branded feature called Fitbit Pay on its new Fitbit Ionic device hitting retail shelves this October, the firm announced on Monday. Similar to other

Published on: August 28th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Fitbit is taking its NBA jersey sponsorship to the next level

The NBA opened the flood gates this offseason to jersey advertisements, and Fitbit is taking the opportunity to the next level. The wearable-device maker has announced that it has sponsored the Minnesota Timberwolves

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Canada in top 20 most fit countries, Fitbit data reveals

If you thought it was hard to reach your step count goals every day, Fitbit may be giving you some extra motivation. The US-based connected wearable fitness device company has identified its list of

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Smartwatch maker Pebble discontinues brand after Fitbit acquisition

The connected health and fitness market just became a little smaller. Wearable activity tracking technology company Fitbit announced on Dec. 7 that it had acquired specific assets of Pebble, including key personnel and

Published on: December 8th, 2016 Mandy Kovacs


Opportunities abound with these two wearable workplace apps

If there has been been a revolution in how human resources professionals approach their tasks in recent months, it would have to be credited to new wearable devices like Microsoft Band and Oculus

Published on: December 15th, 2015 Roz Bahrami

Should HR really be using wearables to monitor employee heart rates?

The quest for work/life balance isn’t a new drama, and with more companies pushing a flexible workplace model fueled by mobile technology that will only increase. But here’s a new wrinkle in the

Published on: October 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras