Chip Shot: Intel Capital Invests in Wearable Technology Company Basis

Intel Capital has invested in Basis Science, the maker of an innovative health tracker designed to improve fitness and sleep. The Basis band contains advanced sensors that continuously capture heart rate patterns, motion, perspiration and skin temperature throughout the day and night, providing deeper insights into health and personal behavior. Wearable computing enables a data-driven approach to managing healthcare and fitness and is an important focus area for Intel Capital. The investment in Basis follows Intel Capital’s recent investment in wearable computing company Recon Instruments. Get more information here.