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The Internet of You

The Internet of You

Ahead of the imminent hustle and bustle of CES, I wanted to share our view on the Internet of Things, as seen from our unique vantage point here at Jawbone. In the last 12 months, we’ve seen countless new products unveiled – watches, trackers, clothes, smart gadgets for the home, self-driving cars – and undoubtedly this week will reveal many more. We salute all of the innovation, as this is how new great consumer experiences are born. But it’s always important to build products and services that solve real user problems – whether people are already seeking a solution to a problem, or they discover that they can’t live without a product after it has been presented to them.
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How We Sleep in Mainland China

At Jawbone, we care passionately about helping UP wearers improve both the quantity and quality of their sleep. It’s a critical part of our health, linked to improved memory and creativity, lower weight and stress, better grades in school and longer lifespan. When we look at aggregated sleep statistics, seasonal and cultural patterns emerge. For example, a few months ago, we compared how cities move and sleep around the world. Today, we look at a very special country: China.

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UP3: The world’s most advanced tracker

At our highest aspiration, the UP system helps you make everyday choices that enable both short and long-term health benefits. Every aspect of our product, from industrial and software design to data analytics, is crafted in service of this. With UP3, we wanted to significantly increase our ability to understand your physiology, and translate those signals into actionable insights. (more…)

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UP3: The design story

Since we launched UP three years ago, fitness and sleep tracking have been transformed from a niche activity to an everyday experience for millions of UP users.

From the outset, we have tried to create a different kind of wearable, and it is no accident that Jawbone is widely recognized as a company that takes design seriously. Jawbone’s founder, Hosain Rahman, has always highly valued great design work and in partnership with him—including more than a decade of work—we have produced a range of products that we are hugely proud of. (more…)

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