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The Costa Report interview with Philippe Kahn

Week of Mar 21, 2016 : Philippe Kahn Philippe Kahn is a entrepreneur, technology innovator, and founder of four technology companies: Fullpower Technologies, LightSurf Technologies, Starfish Software and Borland. Kahn is credited with creating the first complete camera phone solution, sharing pictures instantly on public networks, and is considered a pioneer for wearable technology, and…

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Wear It’s At

Wearable technology is changing how we exercise, and even how we live—but you ain’t seen nothin’ yet We live in an age where technology is intertwined into almost every aspect of our lives. Perhaps the only place it hasn’t yet completely conquered is our own bodies. That may be why mainstream culture greeted certain wearable…

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Mondaine Wins 2015 Good Design Award

Mondaine has received a 2015 GOOD DESIGN Award for the Helvetica No1 Smart watch. “Industrial design is about so much more than furniture and lighting,” commented Courtney Robinson, Marlox USA Marketing Director, Mondaine Brand. “Creating a truly good watch involves overcoming a lot of design challenges to reach innovative solutions, and we are honored that…

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Mondaine Group reveals smart new watch from Helvetica

Helen Pawson The Moodie Report Swiss watchmaker Mondaine showcased the brand’s first ever smart watch at last week’s TFWA World Exhibition. The Helvetica No 1 Smart, which does not have a LED screen like other smart watches, features the Mondaine Helvetica Bold shape, a classic brushed matt steel case, white dial, sapphire crystal and a…

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Mach was aus dir!

Philippe Kahn Philippe Kahn wanderte einst illegal in die USA ein. Heute ist er eine der Ikonen des Silicon Valley – und entscheidet mit darüber, wie Mensch und Maschine sich miteinander vernetzen. Philippe Kahn hat sich auf sein Fahrrad geschwungen und ist die 3,5 Kilometer von seinem Haus am Hafen ins Büro gefahren, in der…

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Can big data help you get a good night’s sleep?

An employee of Fullpower Technologies, rigged for a sleep study in the ­company’s lab. Right: The “head box” transfers input from body ­sensors to a base station that processes the data to ­create a personal polysomnogram. Photographs by Ian Allen for Fortune Large-scale computing power, combined with input from millions of fitness trackers, could help…

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Fullpower Launches MotionX for the Apple Watch

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 23rd, 2015)- Fullpower® today announced the launch of the MotionX® Technology Platform for the Apple Watch with MotionX-GPS, the top selling off-road navigation app for the iPhone. The MotionX-GPS Apple Watch interface enables users to quickly and conveniently: Start/stop/pause recordings View current speed, recorded distance, and ascent/descent while recording a track…

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MMT Announces the Swiss Horological Smartwatch with Launch Partners Frederique Constant, Alpina and Mondaine, Powered by MotionX®

MMT: The bridge between Silicon Valley and Swiss watch-making MMT (Manufacture Modules Technologies) is a new Swiss Joint Venture SARL formed by Fullpower Technologies of Silicon Valley and Union Horlogere Holdings. Its mission is to bring the MotionX Horological Smartwatch Open Platform to the Swiss watch industry. Fullpower will create and manage the schematic design,…

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Automatic Activity Identification Patent Critical For Smartwatches and Activity Trackers Awarded to the Fullpower MotionX Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – (Feb 4, 2015) – Fullpower® today announced it has been awarded another important patent covering key practical aspects of automatic activity identification in wearables with a February 2008 priority date. Automatic activity identification is crucial for most smartwatches and advanced fitness trackers such as the Jawbone UP24™, UP MOVE™, UP3™ and…

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Santa Cruz High Performance A-Cat Sailing

A-Cat Sailing, Pegasus MotionX, sailing doesn’t get better than this: Santa Cruz perfection! Gratitude! Drone controlled by Surfer Extraordinaire Cole Kerby.

January 2nd, 2015

Philippe Kahn and Sonia Lee wish a prosperous year from Fullpower MotionX for the year of the Apple Watch, Google Wear, Jawbone Up

Jawbone Up and Sleepio

Jawbone Up and Sleepio app review Using a wristband to collect sleep data, an app to help learn new habits, and online tutorials for tips, Observer corespondent Alice Fisher works on getting better sleep with the Jawbone Up. “I used the Sleepio app in conjunction with a Jawbone UP wristband. The band tracks movement and sleep, information that’s stored…

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Face: The Final Frontier

By Kevin Maney, Newsweek Magazine The rapid evolution of wearable technology is leading to body implants Wearable gadgets like smart watches and Google Glass can seem like a fad that has all the durability of CB radios or Duran Duran, but they’re important early signs of a new era of technology that will drive investment…

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MotionX-24/7, activity tracker and sleep monitor for the iPhone

Wearable technology and the Quantified Self movement are pretty trendy nowadays, especially since the launch of the ultra-popular Jawbone UP powered by MotionX technology. Today, Fullpower-MotionX, MotionX-24/7 for the iPhone and iPad, an activity tracker and sleep monitor optimized for the iPhone 5S M7 processor and iOS 7. Click here for the complete article at…

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Wear Them, Forget Them

A prolific inventor argues that we are on the cusp of an explosion in truly useful and unencumbering wearable devices Scientific American, July 2013 Issue Forum by Philippe Kahn Click here to read the full article in PDF format

Cómo se creó la primera cámara para teléfonos celulares (En Español)

Entrevistamos al francés Philippe Kahn, que cuenta los detalles del prototipo que en 1997 le permitió compartir la foto digital del nacimiento de su hija y los desafíos que enfrentó la tecnología para posicionarse en la industria móvil Por Guillermo Tomoyose | LA NACION En las cuatro décadas de vida del celular, existe una prestación…

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MotionX Announced As Top 25 All-Time Paid App for iPhone

SANTA CRUZ, CA–(Marketwire – May 7, 2013) – As the Apple® App Store approaches 50 billion downloads, Fullpower® is proud to share that MotionX®-GPS Drive was just announced as one of the Top 25 All-Time Paid Apps for iPhone®. Important Links: App Store Top 25 All-Time Paid Apps Facebook fan page: www.facebook.com/MotionX Follow us on…

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Inventor Philippe Kahn on Audacity, Talent, and Luck

An email interview with the serial entrepreneur behind the technology inside the Jawbone Up fitness-tracking wristband. Lewis Schiff, Inc.com In 1983, Philippe Kahn emigrated from France to the United States with just $2,000, and a software program he co-created called Turbo Pascal. The company he built around that program, Borland International, sold for $75 million…

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Fullpower® Receives Key Patents Covering MotionX Technologies For Wearable Non-Invasive Medical Devices

SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – Jan 7, 2013) – Fullpower® today announced it has received a collection of patents covering key breakthrough technologies for wearable non-invasive medical devices.”The next social paradigm-shift is non-invasive wearable wireless medical devices and applications,” said Philippe Kahn founder and CEO of Fullpower. “It’s all about invention, innovation and IP. The combination…

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Pegasus-MotionX Wins Moore 24 PCCs

Great Pegasus MotionX 24 team. Mark Christensen , Cole Kerby David Giles and Philippe… A great 3 day regatta with huge conditions on day one. Great class, very close racing, skillful boats!