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Next week we’re hosting our QS15 Conference and Expo and we’re delighted that so many great toolmakers will be joining us to show off their devices, apps, and services. We’ve asked each of our toolmakers to give us a bit more background information about their company and what they’re excited about. If you’d like to meet these innovative companies and the amazing people behind them then make sure to register today!
1. How do you describe Addapp?
Addapp is a free iPhone app that provides personalized insights into your well-being from data you already produce with wearable devices & apps. For example, Addapp can detect a relationship between your protein intake and your weight, as well as between your deep sleep and your cycling.
Addapp has made a conscious decision to focus on providing awesome insights, but it also expands on them by giving users more background info and suggestions but also calls to actions.
2. What’s the backstory? How did you get started?
Around two years ago, CEO Kouris Kalligas started using all kinds of fitness apps/devices and put all of his data into one Excel document. He wanted to understand any important correlations or other relationship types within his data. He ended up with such a big spreadsheet filled with findings and he quickly realized keeping up with it was not sustainable. He got involved in the Quantified Self community and joined the QS conference in Amsterdam. It took him only one day to realize that he was not alone in this problem. This is why he started Addapp: to make sense of the data produced by wearable devices and apps people use to track their well-being (running, cycling, sleep, biometrics, etc.).
3. What impact has it had? What have you heard from users?
Addapp is at early growth stage with thousands of signups and active users. We are learning every day what users want and optimizing insights for it. They are asking for smarter and more engaging insights, and that’s exactly what our team is doing in the background. In the fall of 2015, we plan to make an even bigger splash in the market with new functionalities, which we are currently defining based on customer research.
4. How can people find out more about you?
If you want to know more about Addapp, browse to Addapp.io, find it for free in the App Store, tweet us @addappio or mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We guarantee everyone gets a reply!
On June 20th, we are hosting the first of its kind Quantified Self Expo at the beautiful Fort Mason Center. We’re excited to bring toolmakers from all over the world to showcase their devices and apps. To learn from leading users and experts through hands-on workshops and how-to sessions. And to engage with the ideas and breakthroughs that are helping us understand ourselves, our families, and our communities in new and exciting ways. This exposition is your chance to take part and experience first-hand how Quantified Self and personal data will impact your life now, and into the future.
Join us. Tickets for the exposition are on sale now. We hope to see you there!
If you’re interested in the full conference experience we invite you to explore the program for the QS15 Conference. It’s an amazing two-day event leading up the Expo where you can take a deep dive into the fascinating self-tracking experiences, ideas, and insights from amazing individuals from around the world. Your QS15 Conference ticket includes an Expo pass. Register now!
Seven years ago, about 30 people gathered for the first Quantified Self show&tell in Pacifica, California. Today there are more than 110 independent Quantified Self groups in more than 30 countries around the world. (Our Bay Area group alone has nearly 4000 members.) Nearly everywhere you go you can find people counting their steps, recording their meals, tracking their location, and using data to learn about themselves.
We believe there is still much work ahead, but in celebration of the growth of the QS movement, and in honor of the pioneering self-trackers and toolmakers who have contributed so much to the QS community, we’ve decided to hold a very special event next year. To our regular two-day global conference we are adding a third day for a GRAND PUBLIC EXPOSITION in San Francisco’s most beautiful waterfront pavilion, where toolmakers, artists, designers, pioneering self-trackers will be sharing their amazing work with the general public.
On Thursday and Friday, June 18/19, we’ll have our QS global conference, with working sessions, show&tell talks, office hours, and face-to-face collaboration, all handcrafted out of personal interaction with registrants. And then, on Saturday June 20, we open the doors of the Herbst Festival Pavilion to the general public, so that self-trackers and toolmakers can share their projects and knowledge with everybody.
If you are a self-tracker, advanced user, designer, tech inventor, entrepreneur, journalist, scientist, health professional, or just interested in Quantified Self, please join us for a weekend of learning, collaboration and inspiration. As always, conference registrations will sell out in advance, so please sign up right away if you intend to come.
Our small QS Labs team has been working for more than year to bring a Conference and Exposition to the San Francisco waterfront, and we couldn’t be happier to finally be able to invite you. Let us know what you think. We hope to see you there!