It seems every other day we read about a new wearable coming to market, not to mention all the bullish research reports about the expected enormous market growth of wearables. These are exciting times. But, are wearables at the peak of the “Hype Cycle”?
About Lars Oddsson
Lars Oddsson, PhD, is President and Co-founder of RxFunction Inc., a medical device start-up company based on Dr. Oddsson’s invention that commercializes Walkasins, a wearable sensory prosthesis to help improve balance function. Dr. Oddsson is an internationally recognized scientist, inventor, a visionary leader and entrepreneur with a broad background in neurophysiology, engineering, rehabilitation sciences and technology development. He has authored numerous research articles in the areas of biomedical engineering, neuromotor control and rehabilitation science. He is a Senior Fellow of the IEEE and holds several patents. Dr. Oddsson holds academic appointments at the University of Minnesota, Ben-Gurion University in Israel and previously at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, Boston University, MIT and Harvard Medical School.