BodyMedia (a Jawbone company) ranked #7 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

bodymedia logoBody­Media was found­ed in 1999 to pio­neer tech­nol­o­gy in wear­able devices for health and well­ness mon­i­tor­ing. Their 24-hour mon­i­tor­ing devices were pri­mar­i­ly intend­ed to help con­sumers make behav­ioral changes so as to man­age weight and activ­i­ty lev­els, but they have also been used to gath­er infor­ma­tion on obe­si­ty, can­cer, COPD, cys­tic fibro­sis, dia­betes, and sleep, among oth­er con­di­tions. Body­Media was acquired in 2013 by Jawbone.

  • Loca­tion: San Fran­cis­co, CA
  • Num­ber of employ­ees: 100–999
  • Per­va­sive neu­rotech US patent grants: 4
  • Per­va­sive neu­rotech US pend­ing appli­ca­tions: 5

*Body­Media ranked #7 in Sharp­Brains’ Per­va­sive Neu­rotech IP Strength Index, thanks to patents such as:

  • US7261690: Appa­ra­tus for mon­i­tor­ing health, well­ness and fitness
  • US7285090: Appa­ra­tus for detect­ing, receiv­ing, deriv­ing and dis­play­ing human phys­i­o­log­i­cal and con­tex­tu­al information
  • US6595929: Sys­tem for mon­i­tor­ing health, well­ness and fit­ness hav­ing a method and appa­ra­tus for improved mea­sure­ment of heat flow
  • US8073707: Sys­tem for detect­ing, mon­i­tor­ing, and report­ing an indi­vid­u­al’s phys­i­o­log­i­cal or con­tex­tu­al status

To learn more about Sharp­Brains’ take on the orga­ni­za­tion’s #Per­va­siveNeu­rotech IP port­fo­lio, and over­all data and trends, click on Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy: A Ground­break­ing Analy­sis of 10,000+ Patent Fil­ings Trans­form­ing Med­i­cine, Health, Enter­tain­ment, and Busi­ness.

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