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MIO Global (the Link, Alpha, Velo people) get $15m funding

From the makers of the MIO Link wrist-based HR strap and the former supplier of licenced optical HR technology to Garmin for the Forerunner 225 comes… Something new Mio Global has announced $15 million in Series B funding through an investment led by Hydra Ventures. They plan to use this funding to develop the already-announced SLICE wearable that…

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2017: "The year of the Garmin" – Sports Watch MARKET predictions for an exciting year – not just for Garmin

We can already see that sports technology is exploding in many directions: the market is global and is growing globally; technology is broadening its capabilities & competencies; online services and apps are getting cleverer; corporate health consciousness is growing; basic activity trackers’ usefulness is being questioned; smartphone apps are offer ever-richer experiences; wearability/fashion is important; and the big…