Greater Phoenix has become a top place to perform research due to the qualified candidates graduating from Arizona's universities, the variety of tax credits and the amount of profit that can be made

Partnership for Economic Innovation Secures Funding...

July 11, 2022

Arizona Commerce Authority awards $1.6 million to Arizona WearTech Applied Research Center The Partnership for Economic Innovation (PEI), a passionate collective of business and community leaders dedicated to accelerating Arizona’s economic opportunities, announced that the Arizona Commerce Authority had awarded $1.6 million to support eight new applied research projects through its WearTech Applied Research Center. […]

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From the outside: How Greater Phoenix is using wearables...

by Ron Starner They say it’s not good to wear your heart on your sleeve, but did you know that you can now learn a lot more about your heart by what you wear on your sleeve? Welcome to the world of wearable technology, or wearables, for short. What you used to find out from […]

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Attendees from over 20 countries came together for a common purpose to transform wearable robotics at WearRACon19 in Greater Phoenix, Arizona.

Merging body and machine: Wearable robotics is a growing...

WearRAcon19 kicks of its fourth annual wearable robotics conference Wearable robotics are changing lives in surprising ways and this industry has become bigger than ever. In fact, the global wearable robotic exoskeleton market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 43.48%, during the forecast period from 2018 to 2028 and reach $5.4 billion by […]

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Recently, Cox Communications presented their Cox Smart Home technology at P.B. Bell’s brand-new luxury apartments, The Curve at Melrose, in Greater Phoenix. 

Cox smart home’s technology improving senior...

Want to feed your dog, make it to your doctor’s appointment or see who’s at your front door without leaving your chair? There’s an app for that. The senior living space has experienced an influx of age-friendly technologies and devices to improve the aging experience. According to AARP, about 90 percent of adults age 65 […]

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WearRAcon18 speaker - Wearable Robotics Greater Phoenix

Wearable robotics are changing the world, one exoskeleton...

Global companies show off inventions at WearRAcon18 in Greater Phoenix We all know someone with a bad back, stiff hips, sore arms or injured knees. But what if instead of medications or surgeries, robotics could help with mobility to not only relieve these pains, but maybe even prevent them? According to Tom Sugar, an engineer […]

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Greater Phoenix is a top tech city, fostering an environment where expanding technology businesses thrive

The Con-TECH-ted Place

Supportive Leadership invites IoT and wearable industries to make its marks Wearable electronics startups and companies seeking to be leaders in the industry will find that Greater Phoenix provides many assets and resources to succeed, as well as the ability to easily assimilate into both the corporate and community environments. The region touts itself as […]

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Greater Phoenix has an extremely competitive workforce in regards to training, quality and availability of workers while maintaining one of the lowest costs for labor in the nation

Wearables: Research and development

Research and development efforts supporting the wearables sector in Greater Phoenix are growing and producing cutting-edge technology. Here is a sample of some of these innovators: iProjects Is a collaborative effort between the region’s universities and industries. The iProjects program connects teams of students to an outside organization to solve real-world business challenges. Students gain […]

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