Wednesday, October 01, 2014
FIR Presents Inside PR 385: Wearable Technology
This research helped launch wearable technology and now, with the new Apple watch, we have personalized and customized data available to us that makes us smarter about our health, nutrition, and overall well-being. It helps you understand just how little you actually do move during the day, particularly in our industry, and it helps motivate you to get up and move.
I have a pretty strong opinion about wearable technology and how it not only helps us live better lives, but how it helps communicators target more specifically our messaging. We also discuss it from the perspectives of fashion, function, and plain old cynicism.
Do you agree with Joe and look askance at it? Do you agree with Martin that it’s all about fashion? Or do you agree with me, the technology and geek hound?
We’d love to hear from you. What do you think about wearable technology? What do you think the future is? How can we use it in communications and across cultures? Is it cool or scary to get this kind of data about about ourselves? Can we use that data to improve our lives? Or is really just about being a wearable fashion hound?
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