Getting the invitation to speak at the ANT+ Symposium this year is an honor.
I am grateful to my friend Paul Lockington and the team at Dynastream,
particularly for their dedication and involvement in the Fitness Industry
Technology Council . Dynastream continues to push innovation and develop new
technologies, moving the industry forward. If you haven't registered for the
ANT+ event yet please do here as soon as possible, since rooms are going to
run out. Believe me, you do NOT want to miss it this year.
Having written extensively on the subject of wearable technologies and the
looming explosion of opportunities for health and wellness that technologies
will create, an event like the ANT+ Symposium is my kind of event. Speaking
at this forum is even more important because the players in health care,
health clubs and wellness are about to watch the emergence of a N... (more)
Creativity, innovation, disruption; you know the buzz words. I and many
others have written extensively on the topic; from the creative destruction
of health and wellness to the latest innovations in fitness and health. Why ?
I hear it from many well respected and highly touted professionals almost
daily, "The Fitness and Health Club Industry have got to change." The purpose
for writing on these subjects is to reassure my colleagues that yes things
are going to change and its going to be sooner than later.
That notion was reinforced this Sunday morning, as I paged through the lat... (more)
The Impact Of The Affordable Health Care Act On Fitness Facilities from Bryan
O'Rourke Business Leader In Fitness, Wellness & Technology
There is no doubt that primary prevention is key to addressing the long term
cost of sick care. With over a billion people on the planet being pre
diabetic today, lifestyle is THE key factor in people not being well. Enter
the controversial Affordable Care Act, which reflects an attempt by policy
makers to incent employer health insurance plans to increase incentives and
participation in programs designed to promote improved lifestyles. I beli... (more)
New Year 2010 on Ulitzer
It's that time of year again, so I am sharing some thoughts about what 2010
should entail for technology. Here are some leading technology experts who
share their valuable insights.
Richard MacManus, Founder & CEO, @rww
1. There will be a breakthrough consumer application for Internet of Things -
involving the iPhone, RFID tags and a major consumer product such as books or
groceries. In general, Internet of Things will ramp up in 2010, with
thousands more everyday objects becoming connected to the Internet.
2. Google will acquire PostRank and promptly con... (more)
Remember Hamlet and the quoteThe lady doth protest too much, methinks"? While
in this case it isn't a lady, the question still applies to Apple's CEO.
Steven P. Jobs posted a 1,700-word letter on Apple’s Web site on Thursday,
explaining the company’s decision not to allow the multimedia software
Adobe Flash on Apple’s mobile devices, including the iPhone and iPad. The
letter titled "Thoughts on Flash" ran the gamut from philosophical issues
about the nature of closed platforms to complaints about performance and
crashes.Why would Steve go to the trouble of sharing his "diatribe"? ... (more)