With a background in system design engineering, Eric Migicovsky founded Pebble Technologies, the company behind the Pebble smartwatch. Pebble connects to your iPhone or Android and puts much of the technology of your phone, onto your wrist—liberating your hands to do other things than holding your phone.
Being a pioneer in "wearable tech," Eric's believes that technology should be unintrusive, well designed and should seamlessly integrate into your daily life - adding rather than distracting.
The idea for the Pebble came as Eric was biking around Amsterdam. He realized that during many activities the best place for necessary information is your wrist. Alongside a group of friends Eric started building their first smartwatch called InPulse, and in April 2012, Eric and his team launched their second version, Pebble.
Crowdfunded on Kickstarter
In 2013, Pebble launched a campaign on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Within two hours of going live the company's initial goal of $100,000 had been reached. After six days the project had become the most successful Kickstarter project in history, reaching over $4.7 million with 30 days still left in the campaign.
Meet Pebble. A highly customizable piece of wearable technology.
Pebble App Store
Pebble recently announced the launch of the Pebble App Store, the first open platform for sharing apps optimized for wearable technology.
The Pebble Steel was recently named Best Wearable Tech at International CES.