Alexa, Apple, Aural Attention Economy, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy, Siri, VoiceFirst

049 – Nick Hunn & Carl Thomas – The Past, Present and Future of Hearables

This week's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Nick Hunn, CTO at WiFore and Chairman of Bluetooth's SIG Hearing Aid Working Group, and Carl Thomas, Founder of Audiowings. Our conversation today explores the first five years of hearables, the present state of the product category and its various subsets, and what the next five… Continue reading 049 – Nick Hunn & Carl Thomas – The Past, Present and Future of Hearables

Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Longevity Economy, Podcasts

045 – Ryan Kraudel – Blood Oxygenation Sensors for Consumer Wearables

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing at Valencell. Ryan has been on the podcast a number of times, as he is the most knowledgeable person I know with regards to biometric sensors, and since biometric monitoring has been such a large theme for Future Ear, he's… Continue reading 045 – Ryan Kraudel – Blood Oxygenation Sensors for Consumer Wearables

Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

041 – Brett Bivens & Ryan Kraudel – The Apple Health Blueprint

This week's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Brett Bivens, Venture Investor at TechNexus, and Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing at Valencell. The topic for this week's discussion is all around Apple's healthcare ambitions, specifically with regard to its Apple Health app. Ryan's background working at biometric sensor manufacturer, Valencell, combined with Brett's… Continue reading 041 – Brett Bivens & Ryan Kraudel – The Apple Health Blueprint

Alexa, Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

037 – Carl Thomas & Andy Bellavia – “Hearables Aren’t the Thing… They’re What Give You Access to THE Thing”

Today's episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features hearables experts and returning guests, Andy Bellavia (episodes 3, 4, 28, 32, 35) and Carl Thomas (episode 16). Our discussion today builds on top of the conversation that Carl and I had in episode 16, Hearables as a Platform. During episode 16, Carl and I explored… Continue reading 037 – Carl Thomas & Andy Bellavia – “Hearables Aren’t the Thing… They’re What Give You Access to THE Thing”

Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

032 – Wearables as Early Detection Health Systems (Panel)

This week's episode of the Future Ear Podcast features a panel discussion between Andy Bellavia (Knowles Corp), Ryan Kraudel (Valencell), Chris Economos (PhysIQ), and myself. Our conversation this week revolved around the feasibility of using wearables and a variety of sensors to build early detection systems for individual data health sets. The ensemble of guests… Continue reading 032 – Wearables as Early Detection Health Systems (Panel)

Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

028 – Nikolaj Hviid – BragiOS: The Intelligent Hub Connecting a World Full of Sensors (feat. Andy Bellavia)

The next episode of the Future Ear Radio podcast features Nikolaj Hviid, CEO of Bragi, and re-occurring guest, Andy Bellavia, Director of Market Development at Knowles Corp. This episode is particularly special for me, as I have admired Nikolaj from afar since he launched Bragi's flagship hearable, The Dash, back in 2014. It's probably fair… Continue reading 028 – Nikolaj Hviid – BragiOS: The Intelligent Hub Connecting a World Full of Sensors (feat. Andy Bellavia)

Alexa, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Google Assistant, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

018 – The Emergence of Hearables Panel with Andy Bellavia

The next episode of the Future Ear Podcast is a recording of the panel that Andy Bellavia and I participated on during Project Voice. The panel was moderated by the host of the event, Bradley Metrock, and was held on January 14th. During the panel, we touched on a wide variety of hearables-specific topics, largely… Continue reading 018 – The Emergence of Hearables Panel with Andy Bellavia

Aural Attention Economy, Biometrics, Daily Updates, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Hearing Healthcare, Longevity Economy, VoiceFirst

016 – Carl Thomas – Hearables-as-a-Platform

The next episode of the Future Ear Podcast features Carl Thomas, Founding Director at Audiowings. Along with launching wearable company, Audiowings, Carl also founded Wearables London seven years ago, which brings industry thought leaders and executives together. As someone who has a long history working in the wearables industry, I figured Carl would be a… Continue reading 016 – Carl Thomas – Hearables-as-a-Platform

Biometrics, Daily Updates, Flash Briefings, Future Ear Radio, Hearables, Longevity Economy, Podcasts, VoiceFirst

010 – Ryan Kraudel – Biometric Sensors + Hearables

Today's episode of the podcast features, Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing at Valencell. Valencell manufacturers optical-based, PPG (photoplethysmogram) sensors that are designed to be integrated into a variety of wearables, consumer hearables and hearing aids. If you've ever used an Apple Watch before and noticed the blinking green light on the underside of the device,… Continue reading 010 – Ryan Kraudel – Biometric Sensors + Hearables