Fullpower Acquires SleepTracker Intellectual Property
by Sara Isenberg
Publisher, Santa Cruz Tech Beat
Fullpower’s company overview says:
Fullpower is the leader in wearable sensing technology, providing breakthrough sensor-based solutions to market leaders around the world. Founded in 2003 by industry visionary and creator of the camera phone Philippe Kahn, Fullpower is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California.
To the outside world it may not be a stretch of the imagination to say they’re headquartered in Silicon Valley but of interest to locals in the tech and business community, Fullpower is located on Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz. Plantronics is not the only wearable tech game in town.
Philippe Kahn is the CEO of Fullpower, the company name behind the MotionX 24/7 wearable technology platform.
Fullpower today announced the acquisition of SleepTracker® intellectual property.
“The SleepTracker IP and patent portfolio further strengthens Fullpower’s wearable IP and patent portfolio,” said Philippe Kahn, founder and CEO of Fullpower. “Sleep cycle alarms are essential to wearable and the quantified self.”
The Fullpower patent portfolio includes more than 40 issued patents and more than 70 patents pending. Broad coverage for the MotionX® Technology Platform introduces a new and necessary approach for continuous activity and sleep monitoring and analysis, with applications spanning a variety of health and fitness, medical, and navigation applications. Fullpower’s ongoing innovation translates to continually broadening and deepening of the IP related to the MotionX-24/7 Plug & Play Ecosystem for Wearable.
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