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ERT Opens Boston-based Innovation Lab to Advance Patient-Centric Research

ERT, the leading cloud platform solutions provider delivering clinical and scientific innovation through its patient-centric data collection and intelligence solutions, today announced the grand opening of its state-of-the-art Innovation Lab. Located in ERT’s Boston facility, the permanent Lab will open on Tuesday, February 9.

Attendees of the Grand Opening will see demonstrations and displays of how today's technological advances can benefit clinical research, including Hexoskin®, a health monitoring smart shirt used to improve athletic performance and monitor vital statistics. Once fully explored in the Innovation Lab, the Hexoskin smart shirt may prove beneficial for a wide range of clinical research uses, including sleep disorders, respiratory disease, and rehabilitative therapy.

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Hexoskin and SensorUp partner to improve first responder safety using internet of things

Washington, D.C. (January 12, 2016) -- Hexoskin and SensorUp have partnered to showcase an internet of things-based system designed to help keep first responders safer. The project was funded by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate to demonstrate how integrating existing Internet of Things sensor technologies using a standards-based approach can support first responder missions. The technology was demonstrated at DHS S&T headquarters in Washington, DC. Hexoskin smart shirts worn by first responders collect first responders’ biometrics in near real-time (one-second delay). When a first responder in the field approaches a critical state, situation managers are alerted, and can respond to the danger immediately.

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January 06, 2016

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Cypress's Bluetooth Module Sews Up Wearables Win with Hexoskin Smart Shirt


LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW -- Hexoskin, the Canadian-based world leader in smart clothing design and intelligent software for health and performance, has selected the Bluetooth® Smart-based  EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ module from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: CY) for use in its Hexoskin Smart biometric-tracking shirts.

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January 05, 2016

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Hexoskin Unveils First Smart Shirt Compatible with Strava and Runkeeper at CES


Montreal, Canada (January 5, 2016) - Hexoskin, the world leader in smart clothing design and intelligent software for health and performance, today announced the release of the new Hexoskin Smart clothing system at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). 

Available for pre-order now on the company’s Indiegogo page, Hexoskin Smart utilizes Bluetooth Smart technology, making Hexoskin Smart the first shirt compatible with Strava and other popular health and fitness tracking apps used by more than 200M worldwide. 

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Smart Clothing Leader Hexoskin Closes over $1.3M, Accelerates Commercialization of Sports and Medical Research Health Monitoring Platform

Montreal, Canada (December 15, 2015) – In a second round of financing, angel investors from Anges Québec and Anges Québec Capital fund have invested $1,320,000 in Hexoskin, a world leader in digital health technology. With previous investments of $730,000 of seed capital in 2012 and $255,000 in 2013, along with an additional $933,000 in a first round of financing from Anges Québec in 2014, Hexoskin now has raised over $3,200,000 dollars in private funding. This recent investment will allow the Quebec startup, which designs and manufactures smart shirts for health tracking distributed on five continents, to pursue its exponential growth overseas.





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Hexoskin featured on the Today Show

Katie Linendoll presents Hexoskin during the Today Show on the first day of 2015.

"Smart clothes, wearable technology, a trend that is not going anywhere and so much in fact that it's actually the fabric in itself that is getting smarter. Check this out this is Hexoskin, there are sensors inside the fabric, you put a little device on the side here and you can actually for 14 hours calculate all of your data from Heart Rate to your Intensity it's in real time on your app. So pretty incredible technology."

Happy New Biometric Year to all!

Translogic 165: 2015 Lexus RC F Biometrics Test

A traditional vehicle review goes like this: Reviewer drives car, reviewer gathers thoughts, reviewer relays vehicle impressions to audience. But what if instead of explaining what it's like to drive a given car, the reviewer could simply show the audience their response to the vehicle? With advancements in wearable biometrics technology, it's now possible to replace car review adjectives with cold, hard data.

Translogic host Jonathon Buckley heads to Palm Beach Raceway in Florida to gauge his physiological reaction to driving the all-new Lexus RC F, with a little help from biometrics experts at Emotiv and Hexoskin. From his brain to his body, Jonathon's vitals are measured as he takes to the track in the latest sports coupe from Lexus.

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New Hexoskin smart shirt uses sewn-in sensors to get heart rate, respiration - VentureBeat

"The sensors that have begun showing up on our wrists will eventually spread to clothing and accessories all over our bodies. We’re already seeing them in shoes, hats, and upper body garments. No doubt slacks and underwear are coming next.

One of the first movers in this space is Hexoskin, which already has a whole line of clothing for athletes and others who are exposed to the elements."

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Porsche Campaign Shows Wearable Tech Fusing with Digital Art -

"In August, an event was held at the Chicago Autobahn Country Club, produced by Porsche and The Atlantic’s creative marketing group Atlantic Re:think. Titled ‘The Art of the Thrill‘, it was powered by the TRAQS Enterprise Platform and digital design studio Sosolimited.

The event measured the thrill and excitement drivers experience while driving the new Porsche Macan on the race track, with biometric data provided by the Hexoskin shirt. The event and a recently published article by The Atlantic show wearable tech meeting digital art. Twenty five drivers were selected to participate, each fitted with the latest in high tech wearable sensors."

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Art and technology meet to capture the experience behind the wheel. - The Atlantic

We outfitted a group of 25 innovators in design, sports, and technology with Hexoskin—a futuristic shirt that tracks heart beats, breathing rates and body movement. Then we buckled them each into the Porsche Macan and sent them speeding around a serpentine race track.

Alternately giggly, amped and anxious, the riders sent millions of data points through their shirts into a visual dashboard powered by TRAQS’s system. “You can see someone coming around a corner and their heart rate spikes or they start to breathe heavily,” said Wade Aaron, a designer at Sosolimited. “When you trace their data over the track, you end up with this really unique fingerprint of their experience on the racetrack.”

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