Jawbone’s Head of Data Science and Analytics on The Future of Wearables and Analytics Insights

Jawbone is one of the most well known wearables companies. Their latest product, the Jawbone UP3, is one of the most advanced fitness trackers on the market. Evolving from that, Jawbone’s CEO recently announced that the company is thinking of itself as not only a hardware company but also a software and data company. Brian Wilt, Head of Data Science and Analytics at Jawbone, recently gave a presentation at QCon SF about how data science and machine learning are helping shape a successful product. Following up from the presentation, we asked for his opinion around the future of wearables and Jawbone. InfoQ: Fitness trackers have gone a long way from simple step tracking to multiple metrics. Do you see the future in more sensors or better understanding of the existing data?…


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