Smart Shoes and Parkinson’s: Seeking European Partners for Gait Analysis Grant Application  

Thrive Wearables is the leading wearable technology design and development consultancy based in the UK, making an impact in global health and wellbeing through bringing wearable innovations to market. Call for Partners: We are seeking to partner up with European...

What’s next for stress management technology?

Dave Sandbach is Thrive’s co-founder and Director of Innovation. With a broad career history developing smart fabrics, green tech and assistive technologies, Dave has worked extensively with high-impact, user-centred technology and is currently very active in the...

Stress management revolutionary wearable to hit mass production stage

We have been working with BioSelf, a London and Los Angeles based startup, on their revolutionary wearable product tackling stress and anxiety. Sensate is designed to calm your fight-flight-freeze response, to relax you in the moment and improve your stress resilience...

Welcome to our new Head of Grants and Partnerships

This month, we’ve had our new Head of Grants and Partnerships, Dr Shashi Pandya, start at Thrive. Shashi will be primarily using her successful grant writing skills to secure relevant funding, and working with strategically aligned organisations and projects.  Shashi...

Product Development Engineer Zima on femtech and her unconventional journey to wearable tech

Zima Pawulska is a member of the Thrive tech team, a Product Development Engineer and Project Lead. She holds a BSc in Product Design and an MSc in Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Recently, she’s been working with Moonly to create a prototype of a belt which provides...

Smart fabrics are finally weaving their way onto the market

SMARTSmart fabrics are finally weaving their way onto the marketAll innovative new technologies go through a relatively similar process of maturing from brand-new theoretical concepts into tangible products with the potential for mass production. This can take more...

Shoe wearables – stepping into a new era for healthcare

Shoe wearables Stepping into a new era for healthcare Connected shoe technology is a growing field with a broad range of applications, and it is set to make a significant contribution to the world of health and wellbeing over the next few years. How does this...

The year ahead in wearables

If 2020 is remembered for one thing, it will be the shift in consciousness, in priorities and attitudes around health. The resulting fall out as we enter the 100th anniversary of the global flu pandemic cannot be underestimated.It is not so much that healthcare will...

Will health monitoring be revolutionised by hearable technology in 2021?

Hearables, headphones or earphones that use digital technology to improve the listening experience, connect us to smart assistants or monitor our health, are set to be one of the next big revolutions in wearables. Here’s a look at how that will happen. As smart...

Thrive’s key takeaways from Giant Health 2020

2020 has seen a massive jump forward in the perception of wearable based health technologies, with their use accelerating to combat COVID-19 and deliver step changes to healthcare. Thrive's track at this year's event showcased some phenomenal global innovators in the...

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What’s next for stress management technology?

What’s next for stress management technology?

Dave Sandbach is Thrive’s co-founder and Director of Innovation. With a broad career history developing smart fabrics, green tech and assistive technologies, Dave has worked extensively with high-impact, user-centred technology and is currently very active in the...

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Welcome to our new Head of Grants and Partnerships

Welcome to our new Head of Grants and Partnerships

This month, we’ve had our new Head of Grants and Partnerships, Dr Shashi Pandya, start at Thrive. Shashi will be primarily using her successful grant writing skills to secure relevant funding, and working with strategically aligned organisations and projects.  Shashi...

read more
Smart fabrics are finally weaving their way onto the market

Smart fabrics are finally weaving their way onto the market

SMARTSmart fabrics are finally weaving their way onto the marketAll innovative new technologies go through a relatively similar process of maturing from brand-new theoretical concepts into tangible products with the potential for mass production. This can take more...

read more

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INSIGHTS

Shoe wearables – stepping into a new era for healthcare

Shoe wearables – stepping into a new era for healthcare

Shoe wearables Stepping into a new era for healthcare Connected shoe technology is a growing field with a broad range of applications, and it is set to make a significant contribution to the world of health and wellbeing over the next few years. How does this...

read more
Closer to market with a Concept Prototype

Closer to market with a Concept Prototype

In this series of posts on prototyping, we explore how wearable technology is created. Through tried and tested prototyping iterations, we look at how to deliver game-changing wearable technology products from idea to mass production. Every product is different, but...

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