Omate’s third birthday: Why three years in wearable tech is a lifetime – and what’s next


It’s been an amazing journey so far, and I’m so grateful to be a part of it. This milestone allows me to reset our SWOT analysis and share the overall strategy for the year to come with the team and I am glad to give you a glimpse at it here.

Three years ago, wearable tech was in its infancy. The whole industry has evolved a lot in just a few years – and I shared that evolution

By Laurent Le Pen, 01 July 2016, 0 comments. Categories: Analysis, Applications, Case Studies, Ecosystems, Fashion.

Creative problem solving in the wearable application development process

(c) Khalitov

As the hub surrounding wearable technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) reaches a high point before the holiday season, reviews of the devices, including Apple Watch, Android Wear, Fitbit, Samsung Gear, and Google Glass, proliferate. But what do we know about the process of developing software for these wearable devices?

Our analysis spoke with 15 business leaders with experience designing and developing for wearables as first movers. The conversations revealed insights into the

By Sarah Patrick, 04 December 2015, 0 comments. Categories: Analysis, Applications, Developers.

Why PR and comms decide wearable tech is not a “nightmare” for its industry

Every leap in technology brings forth different challenges over privacy and security. Wearable technology, with the arguably invasive nature of Google Glass, is no exception.

Public relations and communications professionals as part of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) recently debated the motion that “wearable technology is an ethical nightmare for PR, marketing and communications professionals” in the House of Commons, and concluded that it wasn’t, by 55 votes to...

By James Bourne, 08 August 2014, 0 comments. Categories: Analysis, Enterprise.