Wearable-Tech Maker Joins Forces With Health-Monitoring Co.

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Wearable technology and audio device company Jawbone is acquiring Pittsburgh-based health monitor company BodyMedia Inc., in a deal designed to accelerate innovation in wearable health technology and personal data analysis, Jawbone said Tuesday.

Jawbone founder and CEO Hosain Rahman said BodyMedia and Jawbone have nearly three decades' worth of combined experience with deep technology, science and intellectual property concerning sensors on the body, and posses close to 300 issued and pending patents covering wearable technology.

"We look forward to pushing new boundaries, creating new markets, and...
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