KaHa has recently announced the launch of their second-generation Smart Fitness T-shirt. Launched at the COVE Technology Exhibit held at Matrix Biopolis, the company also showcased new and improved solutions for Health and Wellness within the wearables industry.
KaHa is a Singapore-based end-to-end IoT platform company for Smart Wearables. The company has customers and partners around the world spanning across high-end luxury, financial services, digital payment, jewelleries and accessories, health and wellness, OEM and smart apparel. COVE, a registered brand of KaHa, is a patented end-to-end IoT SMART wearables platform and provides a one-stop solution for brands to bring exciting smart wearables to their customers, with reduced go-to-market time and costs.
Second Generation Smart Fitness T-Shirt
Expanding on the functionalities of the first-generation Smart Fitness T-shirt, the new Smart Fitness T-shirt is spun with conductive yarn that extends the signal to varying areas of the apparel, allowing the Smart module to be placed at other places on the shirt. This provides increased flexibility and creativity when it comes to T-shirt design and convenience for the user. The new generation of Smart T-shirt comes with increased ergonomic functions, allowing wearers to feel comfortable and stylish in it not only when working out but also for everyday use.
Through our partnership with A*STAR SIMTech, we have been able to evolve our offerings with the creation of the Second-Generation Smart Fitness T-Shirt.
As a homegrown brand with a mission to transform the local smart wearables ecosystem, we are always looking for ways to improve our existing products and services and to introduce the Internet of Things to consumers that would help elevate their everyday life.
Pawan Gandhi, Founder and CEO of KaHa Pte Ltd
Growing Influence of Wearables in Healthcare and Personal Safety
In recent years, the demand for improving healthcare tracking and people taking their health more seriously have grown, with the astounding advancements in wearable technology and IoT helping to enhance the consumer’s ability to track their health, lifestyle and fitness journeys.
In Singapore, revenue in the Wearables segment amounts to US$15 million in 2019, based on a Statista report. It is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2019-2023) of 7.7%, resulting in a market volume of US$21 million by 2023. User penetration is 5.4% in 2019 and is expected to hit 5.6% by 2023. According to Singapore research institute A*STAR SIMTech, Smart wearable tech will drive innovation and productivity in all sectors of Singapore’s economy.
These products powered by Cove (registered brand of KaHa) will be made available to Singaporeans from September 2019 onwards.