In addition to health and fitness-conscious consumers pursuing the "quantified self" vision, wearable devices are also increasingly marketed to people with health conditions, to caregivers monitoring the elderly and ill, and to doctors, hospitals and medical professionals
Turning Science Fiction Into Fact
While health and fitness are often the first things that come to mind when we hear about “wearable technology”, these are by no means the only domains. In the business world, HR departments and managers seeking to improve employee safety, wellness and organizational efficiency are increasingly turning to wearables. Not surprisingly, industry analysts expect the worldwide revenue from wearable electronic devices, apps and services for fitness and personal health to grow by 200% in the next couple of years.
First Line Software and Your Wearable Product Idea
Based on our experience working with some of the most exciting wearable tech companies in the world, we know how to tie together hardware, low-level embedded software, cloud architecture, analytics, data visualization, and mobile applications to deliver a winning wearable product package that will capture the minds of investors and customers alike.
First Line Software’s expert team of hardware and software engineers and designers will work with your wearable product development team to architect the software back end for your wearable device, for speed and scalability. Our UX team will help to optimize the on-device and web interfaces for your users, to deliver appealing and easy to use companion applications for the leading mobile platforms.
We also help wearable technology companies perform technology research and feasibility studies to optimize their product backlogs and shorten their time-to-market by providing them with teams of extremely bright and savvy product managers, engineers and software developers.
First Line Software wearable technology development services fall into three main areas: software development, hardware engineering, and rapid prototyping.
- Embedded software for microcontrollers: ARM7, ARM9, ARM11, Cortex-M0..Cortex-M4, RTOS, Linux
- Drivers for Linux devices, power management
- Server-side distributed data collection and storage
- Cloud computing, big data analytics
- Data visualization, web applications
- Social integration
- Mobile application development: iOS, Android, Windows Phone
- Industrial electronics and compact devices
- Telemetry/biotelemetry and telemechanics
- Ultra-low voltage devices
- Ruggedized electronics
- Rapid prototyping
- 3D printing
- CNC mills
I want to express my gratitude for all of your team’s hard work, support and extra help. We are very grateful for all that you have done for us.Senior Project Manager, a U.S. specialty digital design and web development agency
Your quality of work is exceptional, and your flexible approach has allowed us to build and deploy a large amount of complex functionality in a very short space of time. Kudos to everyone for their professionalism and for delivering results that exceeded our expectations.CEO, leading social media analytics provider
We have never had a better release that we can think of. And that is all because of your hard and dedicated work. So here is a big THANK YOU to everyone from all of us!Editor, leading Scandinavian newspaper
For a software vendor like ourselves, picking the right development partner is crucial. First Line’s technical expertise and solid project management, coupled with their proficiency in Agile methodologies, have made them an integral part of our product development group.VP Product Development, leading enterprise software vendor
Our First Line Team has been doing a great job. All of the guys check in great code, and they have a forward thinking mindset, not a feature-to-feature approach. They are also very open in terms of sharing knowledge, which is critical to running productive distributed teams.Application Development Director, global marketing company
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The team we put together in the last half of this year is one of the most productive, skilled and enjoyable I’ve ever worked on. It’s great to see the product brought to life, and I’m proud to work with all you folks.Senior Architect, Fortune 100 company
The First Line Software team is professional, results driven, and proactive. I know that when we provide requirements for new functionality, they will not only deliver on the scope of what has been asked but will look beyond and give insight into how we can make our product even better. It has been a privilege to work with First Line Software, and I look forward to continuing our partnership in future.VP, global marketing company
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We discuss: project and business objectives
We provide: business analysts who assess current business processes and systems to identify specific gaps and areas for improvement
You provide: critical knowledge of your tasks and objectives
Gather requirements2 days - 1 week
We discuss: general requirements of IT solution
We apply: proven methodologies and expertise for collecting requirements
You provide: subject matter experts on key issues
Brainstorm and select best potential solutionsTimeframe - individual
We present: potential solutions for your IT project
We provide: expertise in available technologies and recommendations for solutions and define implementation costs
You decide: which solution First Line will build and deliver
Define cooperation model + agreement on contract terms1-2 weeks
We explore: cooperation models most suitable for you
We offer: proposals for various options
You choose: the most comfortable model for your company
We discuss: detailed requirements for implementation
We activate: a team of exceptional developers and testers who use best-in-class methodologies
You receive: process transparency, regular demo versions, solution that meets your business objectives
Project acceptance, testingindividual
We review: whether the end deliverable meets the business
We provide: solution release version, installation and configuration management services, staff training
You receive: IT-solution that achieves your business objective
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David Tedford has over 20 years of sales experience within the IT/software industry. He excels at sales, business development, channel development, sales cycle management, negotiations, and sales team management.
Senior Vice President
As the head of business development for First Line Software, Vladimir heads up business development in Western Europe and Russia.
Vladimir began his career in IT in 2002, when, as a student of Faculty of Automation of Computer Science of the First Electrotechnical University (ETU “LETI”), he began his work at The Morfizpribor Central Research Institute (CRI). Vladimir joined the StarSoft team (predecessor of First Line Software) in 2004 as a Junior Software Developer. As he gained experience with more and more projects, he was promoted to leadership roles.
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UK Business Development
Richard has over 15 years of sales and account management expertise in the IT and Tech sector. He has worked on many outsourcing engagements with global companies.
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David Fien is recognized as one of Australia’s foremost partnership acquisition professionals.
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