Montreal Wearable Tech Startup Hexoskin Catches Attention of Olympic Athletes and Astronauts

Posted by Rob Lewis

As part of the latest edition of the Techvibes 20, GoToMeeting Canada interviewed Montreal-based Hexoskin, a wearable tech company that has developed the first electronic shirt for movement, respiration and heart activity.

The technology’s ability to record and send instant health data has piqued the interest of Olympic athletes, astronauts, and medical professionals alike.

GoToMeetingCA spoke to Hexoskin over Twitter while they were in San Francisco, opening its new office at RocketSpace.

 

Company:
Citrix
Website:
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Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than... more

Company:
Hexoskin
Website:
http://www.hexoskin.com
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Hexoskin is the first movement + respiration + heart activity tracker. Hexoskin is wearable body metrics for human performance and health tracking. It records more than 35,000 health data points per minute, and connects to iPhones and iPads via Bluetooth. Hexoskin comes with mobile and web apps to manage individual and team training. Hexoskin users have free accounts with unlimited data storage. Hexoskin has an... more


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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more



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