Ear-O-Smart wants to turn your dumb earrings into fitness trackers

When Ashlyn Bird met Ravinder Singh, she had no idea she was about to become a wearable tech entrepreneur. It was autumn 2014, and Bird was a newly minted alumni from the University of Windsor’s MBA program in Ontario, Canada. She was working as an advisor at a local tech and innovation centre, and one of her regular clients was an industrial engineer with a penchant for electronics.

Singh had come to her with an idea for an earring that could capture biodata. In a market crowded with wrist-based devices that were often clunky and unattractive, Singh saw an opportunity to create something especially for the ear. He had the technology and an algorithm, but nothing tangible yet.


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Amanda Cosco
Amanda Cosco is a Fashion Futurist and the founder of Electric Runway

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