On last week’s episode of BNN’s The Disruptors, hosts Amber Kanwar and Bruce Croxon featured pitches from two companies that are hoping to disrupt emerging industries.
Ear-O-Smart, a wearable targeted to women that is still in the development stage, takes the form of a fashionable earring. Ashlyn Bird, co-founder of Biosensive Technologies, says the company is integrating fashion and technology with its accessory, which can monitor heart rate, calorie burn, and activity tracking.
For those who can’t stand being away from their pet while being away from home, Pawly is hoping to reduce the separation anxiety felt by pets. The company’s robot lets you interact with your pet using a smartphone app while away from home, using a built-in camera, microphone, and speakers. It even comes with a treat dispenser!