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Can This Little Gadget Help Your Posture?

BuzzFeed | November 23, 2015  | Yessica Hernandez-Cruz

Wearables Lumo Lift Posture Tracker and Apple Watch Win Consumers’ Delight ahead of Holiday Buying Season

Argus Insights| November 18, 2015

Lumo Raises $10 Million Series B, Starts Building Wearables Partnerships

TechCrunch | November 3, 2015  | Sarah Buhr

Innovation of the week: Smart running shorts

The Week | October 17, 2015  | The Week Staff

Lumo Run shorts track your pelvis movement to make you a better runner

RunHavn | October 9, 2015  | Lara Scaduto

Lumo Run shorts track your pelvis movement to make you a better runner

CNET | October 7, 2015  | Sarah Mitroff

Loughborough plays its part in innovative new running garment

Loughborough University | October 7, 2015  | Pete Matthews

Lumo Run shorts (and capris) feature an integrated sensor that monitors and alerts users on optimal running form

PSFK| October 8, 2015 | Emma Hutchings

Lumo Run makes your running shorts just a little bit smarter Find out if your running stride is affecting your knees with these smart shorts

Wareable | October 8, 2015  | Lori Gil

Lumo Aims For The Running Market With Launch Of “Smart” Pants To Improve Runners’ Posture

TechCrunch | October 7, 2015  | Sarah Buhr

The Lumo Run Shorts Will Improve Form And Prevent Injuries For Runners

Tech Times | October 9, 2015 | Lulu Chang

The Lumo Run Shorts Will Improve Form And Prevent Injuries For Runners

Tech Times | October 8, 2015 | Menchie Mendoza

Forget smartwatches, Lumo smart shorts track the way you run

Slash Gear | October 8, 2015 | JC Torres

To be a better jogger, listen to your shorts

mHealth News | October 8, 2015 | Eric Wicklund

Lumo Run: Smart Jogging Shorts Track Running Form To Prevent Injuries

Yibada | October 7, 2015 | Steve Pak

Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life

Pocket-Lint | October 8, 2015 | Luke Edwards

Lumo Run, los pantalones inteligentes que ayudan a mejorar la técnica de carrera

Palabra De Runner | October 8, 2015

Lumo Run shorts will coach you to avoid injury on-the-fly

The Next Web | October 7, 2015  | Amanda Connoly

Lumo Run shorts will coach you to avoid injury on-the-fly

The Next Web | October 7, 2015  | Amanda Connoly

Lumo Run Smart Running Shorts Wants To Help You Run Better

Ubergizmo | October 7, 2015  | Tyler Lee

Lumo Run Smart Shorts Whip You Into Shape

PC Magazine | October 7, 2015  | Stephanie Mlot

New wearable device keeps runners in top form

SF Gate | October 7, 2015  | Julie Balise

Running shorts that talk to you: S.F. wearables maker targets smart athletic apparel (Video)

San Francisco Business Times | October 7, 2015  | Krystal Peak

New wearable device keeps runners in top form

SF Gate | October 7, 2015  | Julie Balise

8 Magic Gadgets to the Rescue! Which devices are hype, and which ones can power up your health? We spent a month being zapped and shaken to find out.

Men’s Health | October 1, 2015

Lumo Lift – Tech Infused

Mandarin Quarterly | October 1, 2015 | Long Yu

Can the Lumo Lift Wearable Gadget Cure Bad Posture? We Put it to the Test

JustLuxe | September 29, 2015

Monisha Perkash: Lumo BodyTech (Video)

San Francisco Business Times | September 25, 2015 | Krystal Peak

Lumo BodyTech for Back Support

Xtalks | September 9, 2015

3 Ways Your Employees’ Posture Is Hurting Your Bottom Line 

Inc. Magazine | August 31, 2015

Productivity Through Perfect Posture: The benefits of eliminating the office slouch

HR Magazine | August 27, 2015

3 Surprising Ways Your Posture Impacts Your Success

Fast Company | August 14, 2015 | Lisa Evans

“Sitting or standing with your head up and shoulders back, in what is often called a “powerful pose,” can help prevent back pain and improve your physical well-being, but also make you better at your job.” – Read more

3 Categories of Apps That Can Make You Healthy at Work

Entrepreneur | August 13, 2015 | Spencer Blackman

“Anyone who’s ever worked long hours in an office knows that it can be a challenge to stay healthy. And all that time spent sitting doesn’t help matters. From eye strain to poor posture, office workers are at risk for a variety of aches, pains and other health challenges.” – Read more

Tiny wearable app is designed to correct posture and back health though vibration technique 

ABC 7| July 24, 2015 | Lori Corbin

“I notice people saying that,’You look thinner, taller,'” he said. “I’m a big technology guy. I love that things, these devices we’re carrying around, can monitor our heart rates our steps and now our posture.” – Watch

5 Wearables to Get You Going at Work

Inc. Magazine| July 23, 2015 | Tess Townsend

“Does your back hurt from slouching over your keyboard all day? Having trouble focusing after lunchtime? Do you remember that great idea you had the other day? Whatever’s holding you back from doing your best work, there’s probably a wearable claiming to solve the problem.” – Read more

Who knew that a little slouching could do so much damage? Lumo Lift shows us how to fix our bad posture habits – and get healthier in the process

Fitness Foresight| July 23, 2015

Bad posture could be affecting your performance at work — here’s how to correct it

Business Insider| July 20, 2015 | Ellen Hoffman

“If you have a case of persistently slouched shoulders, for example, you’re not communicating confidence, presence, or openness to your coworkers. This, in turn, will hinder you in commanding their attention during team meetings.

Read more:” – Read more

Moving Beyond Step Counting: the Versatility of the Accelerometer

Design News| July 15, 2015 | Tom Emrich

” Lumo Bodytech is tapping into this sensor’s data to help users stand up straight and better their posture.” – Read more

Poor posture at work: how to get people’s backs up

Personnel Today | July 6, 2015 | Cath Everett

“70% of people in developed countries will suffer lower-back pain at some point in their lives, making it the second most common reason to visit a doctor.” – Read more

Wearables Detect Medical Shift

EE Times | June 4, 2015 | Rick Merritt

“Wearables devices have the potential to dramatically disrupt and improve today’s health care system by providing and analyzing long term data, according to a panel of experts.” – Read more

Getting Started With The Lumo Lift

Tech Dissected| June 3, 2015 | Kael Kanczuzewski

“Good posture is hard. Staring at computers and smartphones all day only makes good posture even more difficult. Even worse, slouching is comfortable. It’s easy to find yourself sitting in the same slouched positions hours later sifting through emails.” – Read more

6 wearables to gift gadget-loving graduates

Wearables | May 28, 2015 | Allie Quill

“Now tasked with successfully maneuvering adulthood, post-college kids must add early mornings, healthy eating, and making a mark on the business world to the growing list of skills to master. To help the newly minted “adults” stay afloat, here are our favorite wearables to gift graduates.” – Read more

Review LUMO Lift POSTURE ACTIVITY COACH – You Slouch, It Vibrates

INTOUCH RUGBY| May 19, 2015

“Well done Lumo Lift, a truly truly helpful device with applications for so many people involved in sport, working in offices, and many many aspects of life!” – Read more

Spinal Trap: Is Your Poor Posture Sending the Wrong Message to the World?

Get Your Fit Together | May 20, 2015 | Alex Antonopoulos

“We’re all guilty of slouching at times. At this exact moment, in fact, I’m hunched a little too far forward over my MacBook and, yes, my neck is killing me.

But besides discomfort and a lifetime of spinal misalignment, how else can poor posture have a negative effect on your life? By contributing to everything from routine miscommunication to potential employers passing you over because of a terrible interview.” – Read more

12 Best Smart Gadgets for Travelers

Condé Nast Traveler | June 10, 2015 | Kevin Pires

“Miss your standing desk? Pin Lumo Lift to your chest, and it’ll vibrate when you start slipping down your seat at the next all-day off-site.” – Read more

This New Gadget Checks and Tracks Your Posture (and Here’s Why It’s Important)

Glamour | April 21, 2015 | Lexi Petronis

“Good posture is a good thing (for real, it’s not just something that your grandma made up to get you to stand up straight). Not only can it possibly improve your happiness levels and emotional state of mind—it can also help with better digestion and circulation, plus train your abs.” – Read more

Technology That Prods You to Take Action: Not Just Collect Data

New York Times | April 18, 2015 | Natasha Singer

“These are little shields against the temptations and fallibilities of being human.” – Read more

The future of preventive care: How 7 startups are making an impact

Mashable | April 15, 2015 | Rachel Graf

“Wearable technology is having a moment. Companies like Fitbit, Jawbone, Misfit and even Apple are producing their own versions of activity trackers. Lumo goes one step beyond this, though, and not only tracks activity but also corrects people’s posture and alleviates back pain with its most recent product, the Lumo Lift.” – Read more

21 shortcuts to health

Business Traveler | March 31, 2015

“Walk with your head up and a spring in your step and, before long, your mood will lift, says a new study from Canadian researchers. They also found the opposite was true – walk with slumped shoulders, looking down, and your mood will dip.” – Read more

Brooch to banish back pain

Daily Mail | March 9, 2015 | Jennie Agg

“Maintaining good posture can be a key step in preventing back pain, according to the British Chiropractic Association. Correct posture keeps your joints aligned, helping to avoid straining your muscles.” – Read more

Canada AM: Popular wearable technology

CTV News | March 2, 2015

“The nagging mom of wearable tech…we all need that because we are on our computers on a constant basis.” – Tom Emrich, WeAreWearables  Watch

Lose 10lb and look a decade younger in ONE WEEK — by perking up your posture

Daily Mail | February 22, 2015 | Mandy Francis

“What’s the quickest and easiest way to look more beautiful? Simple: stand up straight, pull your shoulders back and hold your tummy muscles in.” – Read more

Health: No more fear of flying, plus tackling childhood eczema

Daily Mail | February 21, 2015 | Sarah Stacey

“Human beings were not designed to sit for long periods, as many of us do, and few of us sit well: we slouch or let our heads poke forwards, causing neck, shoulder and backache.” – Read more

Vogue’s Guide To Hunky Guys (and What to Get them For Valentine’s Day)

Vogue | February 11, 2015

“For reference, we compiled a list of the biggest heartthrobs on the planet, from the funny guy to the brooding types, from the sunny to the tall, dark, and handsome—and the special gifts guaranteed to make them light up on Valentine’s Day…The Athletic Sort – Roger Federer.”  Read more

Twin Test: Creative ideas for fun stuff

KUTV | February 5, 2015

“Skymall is dead, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still find fun products out there waiting for you to find them.” – Watch

Your smartphone is wrecking your posture — and maybe your health

Washington Post | January 23, 2015

“Check yourself right now — are you thrusting your neck forward to read the screen? Are you hunched over a device in your hand? Curled up in bed with a laptop? Then you, too, may have a problem.” – Read more

Zell Or Zilch: Perfect Posture

WCCB | January 23, 2015

“Lumo Lift is a posture corrector and activity tracking device all in one. To use, place a magnet on your clothes which will sync to the app.” – Watch

Stick To Your Resolutions In Style With Tips From Fitness & Lifestyle Expert Christine Lusita

KCAL | January 23, 2015

” Stick to your resolutions in style! Fitness and Lifestyle Expert Christine Lusita stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to share ways to do just that.” – Watch

Lumo Lift put to the Deal or Dud test

Fox 8 | January 20, 2015

” FOX8 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Melissa Painter puts the Lumo Lift to the Deal or Dud test.” – Watch

Women in Business Q&A: Monisha Perkash, CEO & Co-founder, Lumo BodyTech

Fox 8 | January 20, 2015

” Go for it! Play to your strengths, which include turning differences into strengths. For example, know that as a woman in a traditionally male-dominated field, you’ll be more memorable. Also, your female perspective may help to inform product design and marketing, thereby making your solution more relevant to the roughly 50% of our female population which is oftentimes underserved by other companies. Finally, you may be able to tap into a broader talent pool and attract a more diverse team.” – Read more

Bobbie’s Buzz: Solutions to keep those resolutions all year long

Today Show | January 9, 2015

” Making a resolution is easy, but keeping one is another story. TODAY Style Editor and all-around Professional Girlfriend Bobbie Thomas shares ways to help you stay on track. Parents have been reminding children not to slouch for generations. After all, standing taller and sitting up straight exudes a strong self-confidence. But if you’ve happened to let your posture slide over the years, the Lumo Lift can help you get back on track.” – Watch

Big Mother is Watching You

Buzz Feed | January 1, 2015

“For most of the last 25 years, the internet concerned itself with taking existing information and organizing it in a way that made it instantly accessible; these new devices are capturing data that used to be inaccessible and turning it into something knowable.” – Read more

The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Richard Hendriks in Your Life

The Daily Beast | January 1, 2015

“In the race to make the perfect wearable, the Lumo Lift stands out. With the look of a lapel pin, this gadget’s main purpose is simple: to help you stand up a little straighter.” – Read more


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About Lumo Bodytech

Lumo Bodytech has developed a technology platform that leverages algorithms, software and smart sensors to optimize performance and address human biomechanics through the real-time tracking of body movement. Lumo’s products empower you to be the best version of yourself. Current Lumo Bodytech products include the Lumo Lift and Lumo Back posture coaches and activity trackers, as well as the Lumo Run smart running shorts. Lumo Bodytech is privately-held and headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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Press Releases

> Lumo Bodytech Closes $10 Million in Financing to Launch Wearables Platform for Measuring Biomechanics | November 3, 2015

Lumo Bodytech, the makers of the Lumo Lift posture coach and Lumo Run smart shorts, announced today that is has raised $10 million in Series B funding to launch the first wearables biomechanics platform. The Lumo Bodytech Biomechanics Wearables platform is a combination of hardware, software, and data that will enable companies to integrate human body movements into the next generation of wearables technology. The Lumo Platform will be available to partners in the apparel, fitness, health, and workplace safety industries who seek to incorporate real-time motion tracking into their product offerings. – Read more

> Lumo Launches New Smart Garment to Help Runners Improve Their Running Efficiency and Performance | October 7, 2015

Lumo BodyTech announced an innovative new garment that will provide runners with real-time feedback on their performance. – Read more

> Lumo Lift Posture Coach Is Now Available on Android | June 4, 2015

Lumo BodyTech announced the availability of the much anticipated Android app for the world’s first digital posture coach and activity tracker: Lumo Lift – Read more

> Lumo Lift Posture Coach Is the Hot New Wearable for Corporate Wellness | May 28, 2015

Lumo BodyTech announced its integration with Validic, the healthcare industry’s leading digital health platform. – Read more

> Lumo Bodytech Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Produce Wearable Device That Helps Users Stand Taller | January 7, 2014

Lumo Bodytech today announced its crowdfunding campaign to produce its second product, a tiny wearable device that tracks activity and critical movement metrics on the world’s most sensitive single-sensor biomechanical model. – Read more

> Lumo Bodytech Closes $5 Million Series A Funding Round Led By Madrona Venture Group | December 19, 2012

Lumo Bodytech today announced that it has closed a $5 million Series A round led by Madrona Venture Group. – Read more

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