Thalmic Labs has filed a patent as it continues to work heads-down on its next product.
By year's end, fast-growing startup Thalmic Labs will expand into a former furniture store at Gaukel and Charles streets.
The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto has released a report that highlights Canada’s 50 most financially attractive tech companies.
Thalmic Labs CEO Stephen Lake explains how the company is trying to reinvent the notion of the computer interface.
Kitchener-based Thalmic Labs has hired Abhi Bhatt, a former executive with Under Armour, as its vice president of product experience.
In September, Thalmic Labs, another Kitchener company, announced a very impressive funding round, especially by Canadian standards: a US$120-million Series B round led by Intel and Amazon.
Forbes impressed with venture capital raised and wearable technology
No one knows exactly what this product is but a patent filing last year and an analysis of the company's investors throws up some tantalising possibilities.
After announcing a $158 million Series B for its next product’s development, Thalmic Labs has begun its search for talent.
Thalmic Labs, maker of the Myo armband that is used to control computers, is opening a 50,000-square-foot factory in Waterloo to make the company's new wearable technology for consumers.
A Canadian startup that lets people use gestures instead of a mouse or keyboard to interact with computers scored major funding from Amazon.com Inc., Intel Corp. and Fidelity Investments.
Thalmic Labs, the wearable company most well-known for its Myo armband, has announced the opening of its San Francisco office as well as a new chief marketing officer.
Using Thalmic Labs’ Myo armband, a wearable that uses muscular activity to control electronic devices via Bluetooth, the researchers found a way to help one man who lost his arm to cancer wirelessly control his prosthetic arm.
Thalmic Labs has launched an online marketplace where users of its Myo armband can choose from more than 100 applications for the device that reads electrical signals in arm muscles to control digital technology.
Thalmic Lab's Myo wearable gesture control device enables users to manipulate digital technologies using hand movements.
Thalmic Lab's gesture control Myo-armband has partnered with its first musician, Grammy-nomianted DJ Armin Van Buuren, to bring gesture control to his live performances -- potentially using the armband to control lights, video, effects and even sound, using a custom integration built especially for Van Buuren by Haute Technique.
Thalmic Labs, the Canadian startup behind Myo, an armband which lets a wearer control movements on a screen with a flick of the wrist has announced a slew of partnerships with developers to make it easier for people in industries like healthcare and construction to use Google Glass as they go about their workday.
Lance Ulanoff, Chief Correspondent and Editor-at-Large of Mashable reviews Myo from Thalmic Labs as one of "those smart and deceptively simple-looking inventions that has the potential to change the way we work and live”.
Thalmic Labs, a startup in Kitchener, Ontario, is shipping pre-orders of its highly anticipated Myo armband, the latest innovation in the burgeoning field of wearable tech. The device allows users to control and manipulate computers, video games, smartphones, robotic devices, drones, and other technology with arm gestures and movements. The company says Myo uses a new type of biosensor, which can pick up electrical impulses in a person's arm muscles.
Causing a stir on the internet is a new wearable device known as the Myo. Coming from startup Thalmic Labs the Myo is a one-size-fits-all armband that can be used to interact with your computer by simply moving your arm around.
A startup called Thalmic Labs is on the verge of releasing the Myo, an armband that allows you to interact with a computer through motion commands. Sensors in the device measure the motion and electrical activity of a person's arm, allowing it to figure out the specific hand gesture someone is making.
After years of tweaking, the technology that will make you think you’re a Jedi — or maybe Tom Cruise inMinority Report — is gearing up for its launch later this year.
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Waterloo-based Thalmic Labs has revealed the final design for its gesture control device, the Myo armband. The state-of-the-art industrial design is a thin, expandable band, which is nearly half the thickness of the Myo Alpha units that were given to select developers and partners over the past six months.
Last year, a Canadian startup called Thalmic Labs showed off the Myo motion-sensing, muscle-reading armband, which gets us one step closer to the VR of our dreams—by freeing up our hands. Now the company has a final hardware design for the $149 Myo, and says that it will begin shipping in September.
Thalmic Labs' Myo device is more sophisticated than Kinect, and is built to read the smallest activity in your muscle. You can take it with your wherever you go, and this portability makes it the unanimous choice over Kinect. The device defines the future of air gesture control.
Interview with Thalmic Labs' CEO Aaron Grant on the company's stellar year and why they stayed in Kitchener (Ontario, Canada).
Oculus Rift and Myo are such a natural fit that it hasn’t escaped the notice of its investors. Spark Capital has a stake in both companies, and that may not be a coincidence.
After revealing the nominees in 15 different categories on day one of the tradeshow, Digital Trends awarded the "Best of CES 2014 in the Cool Tech Category" to Thalmic Labs.
Thalmic Labs is one of rapidly growing startups in Canada. It is dedicated to develop various wearable gadgets for gesture controlling and human computer interaction. The Waterloo, Ontario-based firm is recognized as one of the hottest startups in Canada, a country always known for impressive small businesses.
Thalmic Labs speaks about the Future of Gesture Control -- Introducing Myo.
If you haven’t already heard about wearable technology, it won't be long before you do. Devices like Google Glass and Jawbone are already nearly household names, but soon, a new gesture control armband, called MYO, will be in the ranks of recognizable wearable tech brands.
Thalmic Labs has picked up some heavyweight senior talent in its quest to bring the MYO gesture control armband device to market. Both are ex-BlackBerry, and both bring a lot of experience in the management of a consumer devices company, and in the supply chain for producing said devices.
It seems like every month there’s a new update about the Waterloo-based Thalmic Labs. First there was its $14.5 million Series A announcement, and then the launch of the startup’s developer program. And, what do you know, it’s August and they have yet another piece of news: Two new executives are joining the fledgling company’s ranks.
Thalmic Labs confirmed today that MYO, an armband peripheral that lets users control their favorite gadgets with finger and hand-based gestures, can be paired with a second armband for more expansive and intricate functionality.
The next wave of computing will require new user interfaces, and gesture has proven to be a hot bet. Thalmic Labs, a Canadian startup, just scored $14.5M for its Myo armband.
Created by the newly formed Thalmic Labs, the MYO armband reads electromyography signals from your forearm and uses it to control your computer via Bluetooth connection. It’s gesture control with a more exacting, scientific twist.
Thalmic Labs, the Waterloo-based startup working on an all new form of user input for computing devices with the MYO amrband, today announced the close of its $14.5 million Series A funding round, led by Spark Capital and Intel Capital. The round boasts a lot of others besides, including Formation 8, First Round Capital, FundersClub, and individual investors like Paul Graham, Garry Tan, Marc Benioff and more, and will be used to help spur product development of the MYO, and of other forthcoming Thalmic technologies.
By this time next year, some of us will be unlocking our front doors without keys and changing TV channels with the flick of our wrists. Behind these futuristic-sounding innovations are two Canadian startups, Bionym and Thalmic Labs, whose wearable tech recently put them on PwC’s list of top ten up-and-coming technology companies in Canada.