Electronics

NBA's Disney Plan Includes Wearable Tech 'Smart Rings' to Monitor Players' Health
June 17, 2020 at 11:41 am

Aside from the perks of Disney life, the league is using a lot of wearable tech to constantly keep up with the ever-present risk of COVID-19. This will include a wearable ring that tracks temperature, heart rate, respiration rate and other vital data that could indicate illness. According to Axios, the rings also show an “illness probability score.”...

BIC Graphic Donates $10,000 Worth of Promo Products for Teachers
April 20, 2020 at 11:13 am

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., has donated $10,000 worth of promotional products to the Marjorie’s Hope Back to School program in support of teachers in Pasco County, Fla. This is the second year the promotional supplier has supported Marjorie’s Hope through product donations...

Proforma Hosts Promo Standards Meeting
February 21, 2020 at 11:38 am

Proforma, Cleveland, hosted a meeting last week for PromoStandards. “The Standards Committee is an important part of the continual advancement of technology within our industry,” said Brian Carothers, Proforma’s chief technology officer. “By collaborating with other distributors, suppliers and service providers, it defines what standards need to be updated or created to improve and simplify…

KTI Networks/KTI Promo Partners With Incentives West
February 19, 2020 at 2:49 pm

KTI Networks/KTI Promo, Houston, has partnered with Incentives West to expand its reach over on the West Coast to build success in the West. KTI specializes in all things tech, from flash drives to power banks, charging cables to wireless earbuds, and a variety of other tech products. KTI has also started to expand its…

Operation Team Player Nets $123 Million in Counterfeit Super Bowl Merch
January 31, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Operation Team Player announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations nabbed $123 million in bogus merchandise since last year’s Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams...

Louis Vuitton Joins the E-Sports Hype for Tournament Championship Gear
November 13, 2019 at 1:45 pm

We've been harping on the fact that e-sports are becoming more and more legitimate all over the world, and therefore more and more worthy of your attention as a promotional products distributor. A good indicator of that legitimacy is the presence of brands with strong reputations. In that regard, there aren't many bigger than Louis…