Thrive Wearables are moving to Sussex Innovation Centre

SINC office

Thrive Wearables are excited to announce that we are relocating our offices to the Sussex Innovation Centre. The complex offers a fantastic office and meeting facilities, as well as the flexibility to continue our rapid growth trajectory. With a global reach and cutting edge reputation, the Innovation Centre, with offices in Brighton and Croydon is a fantastic location for Thrive. … Read More

WEAR Sustain Sheltersuit Project

I was approached recently by Jurrie Barkel and Bas Timmer from Dutch start-up Sheltersuit to act as a mentor for their successful WEAR Sustain (Horizon2020) funded project. The Sheltersuit Foundation is a Purpose driven business based in Eschende in the far east of Holland. Their mission is to help the homeless and refugee community by producing an upcycled garment of … Read More

Wear-It Berlin – connecting experts in the Wearable tech space

Wear It Berlin Talk

Thrive were back in Berlin last week for the annual Wear-It Festival (Europe’s hottest conference on the intersect between wearable electronics and design). It was a super event and we had some great opportunities to talk with the community about all things Wearable Tech. It’s astonishing how quickly things are moving and the Festival is no exception, mirroring the growth … Read More

Join us at the Wear It Festival, Berlin, 19-20 June

Join us at the @WearItBerlin on June 20 for @DrjacobSkinner’s workshop on Developing Wearable Tech: Shortcuts and Watchouts and his talk on Meaning and Purpose in Wearables. The Festival promises two days filled with inspiration, learning from successful companies and meeting the most important influencers within the Wearables industry. Use discount code ‘friends-of-wearit’ for 20% off your ticket. We hope … Read More


VOTE SENSATE and get £50 off the limited edition Sensate Pebble devices! It’s free to register and vote and it only takes few minutes. Please share with your networks. On Tuesday 15th May at 7pm the top 5 projects will appear before the panel of judges, as few as 500 votes could be enough, help us get SENSATE in front … Read More

Visit us at Wearable Europe Exhibition, 11-12 April, Berlin

IDTechEx Show 2018

We will be exhibiting at IDTechEx Show! 2018 (Wearable Europe Exhibition and Conference). Visit us at stand L12. Our team will be happy to offer a free consultation for your project. 11-12 April 2018, Berlin. Wearable Europe is a conference and exhibition focusing on wearable technologies, applications, and their commercialisation progress. The speaker program is carefully crafted by IDTechEx analysts. The … Read More

Wearable trends show maturity and opportunity in 2018

wearables trends 2018

Wearable trends show maturity and opportunity in 2018 With insiders and the public agreeing that Wearables were in need of a shakedown and reboot in 2017, what has changed and what is going on in 2018? If March 2017 punctuated the end of an era, 2018 has already shown strong signs of the start of a new chapter in Wearable … Read More

Thrive Wearables is partnering with WTS to run this year’s Innovation Zone

Thrive Wearables, formerly Nine Degree Products, is partnering with Wearable Technology Show to bring to live the Innovation Zone. Our skills as an agency encompass concept generation, connected product prototyping, sensor technologies, data science, electronics, app development and form factor design. Our focus on vertical markets in Wearables makes the partnership with the Wearables Technology Show a great fit. Founder … Read More

Sharing our entrepreneurial story

Excited to be a part of the panel discussion at Resilience: Fashion Entrepreneur Stories! event, 28 Feb, London We are excited to be a part of the Fashion Tech panel – Resilience: Fashion Entrepreneur Stories! , London 28 Feb. Our founder Jacob Skinner will share his entrepreneurial story as part of a panel discussion alongside these three esteemed panellists: Lauren Bowker – Founder of … Read More

Nine Degree Products is evolving into Thrive Wearables

Nine-Degree-Products is evolving to Thrive Wearables

Nine Degree Products has grown rapidly over the last few years. Founder Jacob Skinner explains why we are evolving into Thrive Wearables. “When I founded Nine Degree Products in 2015, the world was a different place. Google Glass was cool, MisFit and Pebble were poster children of the Wearables scene and AI was a curiosity, rather than a reality in … Read More