Brio Perpective

2018 at Briometrix HQ has begun with the speed of Madeline Rozario and Louise Suavage combined. Well, it feels like that anyway. We’re bringing the wheelchair fitness and navigation revolution far and wide. Today, we thought we’d take a moment to reflect on some fun 2017 highlights as well as some super-duper plans. Strap in for a wheelie good time! Beta Pilots, suit up You can hear...

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disability community

Make no mistake about it, the disability community is our strongest ally. Whenever we need testers, honest feedback, introductions and feet through the door, the disability community is there. We’re also lucky in a lot of respects to have found pockets of appeal within the disability community and other communities of a forward-thinking nature.   Today, we pay homage to the many communities that have adopted us,...

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ian schneider - disability innovation

Disability innovation should be a growth area of interest for startups. There's plenty of opportunity, after all. It’s been interesting to see how many key companies and individual startups and innovators are taking notice of the wheelchair user space. We’ve of course talked about the tremendous efforts made by Google both in the Google Maps arena as well as further innovation through direct hiring. Creating...

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wheelchair accessibility

The strangest thing about wheelchair accessibility is that it is overlooked. Not only is it bad to leave out wheelchair accessibility out of the town planning, mapping and fitness equation, it has some genuine ramifications for community and business as well.   Briometrix is going to need to bridge the gap between our wheelchair community and the rest of the community, investors, startup and government funding bodies,...

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wheelchair fitness tracker

Fitness tracker apps are nothing new nor are using app technology to aid in navigation. We use all manner of app to help keep our fitness on track and to ensure we know the clear path to the places we want to go. GPS tracking helps us in our daily life and watching our progress unfold any time helps with motivation.   However, using these common kinds...

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You will come to learn there are a lot of interesting stories about Eckhard. For starters, he was a choir master for years and sung with the Philharmonic Choir, and over the past four years has taken up paragliding.  And those aspects of his life are behind our business and product names.   Eckhard had been paragliding and his instructor shared a story ...

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