In the News

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

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

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

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

Fitness Foresight| July 23, 2015

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:  http://www.businessinsider.com/lumo-lift-posture-coach-and-activity-tracker-2015-7#ixzz3hDAF9Y2F” – Read more

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 develops smart sensors and software to optimize human potential and empower you to be the best version of yourself. The Lumo Lift and Lumo Back posture and activity trackers provide actionable feedback to encourage you to stand tall and move more to promote a healthier, active lifestyle. Lumo BodyTech is privately-held and headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.