Jiobit aims to make wearables so discreet they’re practically invisible

If there’s one big problem that plagues all smartwatches and most fitness trackers, it’s battery life. Device designers are faced with two choices: compromise battery life for features, or compromise features for battery life. Watches packed to the brim with energy-sucking sensors — e.g., the Apple Watch and Huawei Watch — necessarily last little more than a day and a half off a charger. Meanwhile, wearables that forgo color displays, GPS, and countless other accouterments stretch that limit to a week and a half, but at the steep cost of functionality. In other words, there’s no best of both worlds.Mobile: The Snowfox Trackerphone lets you track and call your kids But John Renaldi thinks his startup Jiobit will change all that with a revolutionary computer chip that will give rise to what he calls “invisibles” — wearables…


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