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UnaliWear’s Kanega LTE watch wins Best IoT Device Award at the 2019 VOICE Summit

UnaliWear is thrilled to announce that the Kanega LTE watch was awarded the Best IoT Device at the inaugural 2019 VOICE Summit awards ceremony. At the Summit awards, the voice industry recognized UnaliWear’s excellence in pushing boundaries, imagining the impossible, and solving the solvable while using voice first technology. This award showcases that the Kanega LTE watch is a leading innovation in Voice tech and AI solutions.

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UnaliWear to Present at CB Insights A-ha! Demo Day

CB Insights today will showcase innovative startups at its first-ever Demo Day where companies can present to investors without giving up any equity. While more than 2,000 companies applied for the opportunity to pitch at Demo Day, UnaliWear™ was one of 40 companies chosen to present at the A-ha! Conference. CB Insights selected UnaliWear as part of an elite group of startups driving progress in artificial intelligence, fintech, health and bleeding-edge technologies. For details, see the press release... read more

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UnaliWear’s Kanega LTE watch wins Best IoT Device Award at the 2019 VOICE Summit

UnaliWear is thrilled to announce that the Kanega LTE watch was awarded the Best IoT Device at the inaugural 2019 VOICE Summit awards ceremony. At the Summit awards, the voice industry recognized UnaliWear’s excellence in pushing boundaries, imagining the impossible, and solving the solvable while using voice first technology. This award showcases that the Kanega LTE watch is a leading innovation in Voice tech and AI solutions.

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UnaliWear to Present at CB Insights A-ha! Demo Day

CB Insights today will showcase innovative startups at its first-ever Demo Day where companies can present to investors without giving up any equity. While more than 2,000 companies applied for the opportunity to pitch at Demo Day, UnaliWear™ was one of 40 companies chosen to present at the A-ha! Conference. CB Insights selected UnaliWear as part of an elite group of startups driving progress in artificial intelligence, fintech, health and bleeding-edge technologies. For details, see the press release... read more

Jean Anne Booth Named as 50+ Innovation Leader

We are excited to have MedCity News and AARP name Jean Anne Booth, UnaliWear CEO, to their inaugural list of 50+ Innovation Leaders, consisting of the leading innovators of services and products designed to serve the booming 50+ consumer health market. The complete list of 50+ Innovation Leaders can be seen at http://medcitynews.com/50-plus-innovation-leaders/.... read more

Jean Anne Booth, CEO of UnaliWear, mentioned in: “StartUp Health Announces 10 Health Moonshots with Global Army of Health Transformers to Improve Health of Everyone in the World”

We would like to thank the team behind the article: “StartUp Health Announces 10 Health Moonshots with Global Army of Health Transformers to Improve Health of Everyone in the World” for mentioning our CEO, Jean Anne Booth.  Click here to read the full article. Today, StartUp Health, its global army of Health Transformers and Vice President of the United States Joe Biden kicked off the 14th annual Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit sharing an urgent message with nearly 2,000 health leaders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs: the time is now to organize, break down silos, and adopt a “Health Transformer Mindset” to speed up progress in solving big health challenges like ending cancer, ensuring access to care, and improving the wellbeing of people worldwide. For the fourth consecutive year, StartUp Health’s Health Transformer Showcase kicked off the Medical Innovation Summit featuring 15 Health Transformers and a keynote from StartUp Health CEO and Co-founder, Steven Krein, where he shared a five-year update on their bold 25-year master plan. “In 2011, StartUp Health launched an ambitious movement to organize and support a global army of Health Transformers with the long-term goal of improving the health and wellbeing of everyone in the world,” said Steven. “Over the past five years, we’ve organized thousands of entrepreneurs, innovators and organizations committed to transforming health. In addition to rapidly growing this global force, StartUp Health and our partners are investing in and focusing on 10 Health Moonshots, each which will impact billions of people.” StartUp Health’s army of Health Transformers and network is organized around 10 Health Moonshot themes, all of which are connected and integral to... read more

UnaliWear Mentioned in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) in: “The Business of Aging”

We at UnaliWear would like to thank all the parties involved to include us as a mention in the Wall Street Journal in the article:  “The Business of Aging”.   You can read the complete article here:  http://partners.wsj.com/pgim/the-business-of-aging/ By 2030, the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to top 70 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. For investors, one of the biggest challenges will be understanding the implications of where and how those millions of people will live. Historically, as people aged they moved to assisted-living communities and long-term care facilities. But in the next 20 years, researchers predict the aging population will have different requirements for how they live. For example, as seniors begin to outnumber younger generations, industry watchers expect to see an exponential increase in demand for senior housing as the need for such developments as student housing, shared rental units and first homes declines. In fact, Census Bureau analysts expect that U.S. home ownership rates will continue to decline from their peak in 2005 of 69.1 percent as younger generations opt for apartments and shared living spaces over buying a home. The real estate industry is responding to this shift with greater focus on accessible retail locations, home working environments and less traditional retirement communities. … Technology is already changing how health care is accessed and delivered. Tablets and hand-held computers are standard features in examination rooms today, giving doctors and other health care professionals immediate access to patient history, lab results and current medications to help diagnose and treat patients more quickly and efficiently. And most medical practices already... read more

Newly funded UnaliWear launches market test

Company’s Kanega offers independence, dignity, says JeanAnne Booth. AUSTIN, Tex. – With new funding in hand and a test underway, UnaliWear is poised to hit the market with its Kanega smart watch early next year. The company recently closed the first $2.1 million tranche of a $3.5 million Series A round of funding. The money will allow the company to move forward with market testing on 6,600 people. “Our first step is a 600-person user experience at the end of this month,” said JeanAnne Booth, UnaliWear founder and CEO. The initial test for the Kanega will include participants in the United States aged 23 to 97. UnaliWear is targeting a large market for the Kanega—not just seniors, but people with Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Parkinson’s Disease and Down syndrome, blind people and disabled veterans. “When we talk about vulnerable populations, people tend to automatically think of senior citizens, but it’s much broader than that,” Booth said. Connected by an AT&T cellular network, the Kanega looks just like a traditional watch, and uses an easy speech interface rather than buttons or touch screens. It learns the wearer’s lifestyle to provide predictive, pre-emptive support, such as directions home or notification of gait or speech changes that may be signs of a medical problem such as stroke. Booth developed the Kanega watch after her own mother wasn’t willing to wear available emergency alert products because she didn’t like the way they looked. “The big help button on most products is socially stigmatizing,” Booth said. The Kanega also features a patent-pending battery system in the band so wearers don’t need to take off the... read more

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