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Company Overview of Basis Science, Inc.

Company Overview

Basis Science, Inc. develops health and heart rate monitors for fitness and wellness needs. It offers a wrist-based health tracker that helps people to incorporate healthy habits into their daily routines. The company’s tracker captures various data, including heart rate patterns, motion, calorie expenditure by activity, and multiple sleep stages, as well as perspiration and skin temperature. It sells its products through online store; and online retailers. Basis, Inc. was formerly known as Pulsetracer, Inc. and changed its name to Basis Science, Inc. in September 2011. The company was incorporated in 1998 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of March 25, 2014, Basis Science, Inc. o...

842 Folsom Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

United States

Founded in 1998

Key Executives for Basis Science, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Founder and Director
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Product Science
Vice President of Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Basis Science, Inc. Key Developments

Basis Science, Inc. Unveil Advanced Sleep Analysis and New 2014 Carbon Steel Edition

BASIS Science, Inc. unveiled Advanced Sleep Analysis, as well as their new Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition band. Advanced Sleep Analysis will be available on January 21 with the release of version 2.0 of the Basis app for iOS, Android and Web. Leveraging the Body IQ(TM) technology, Basis' multi-sensor approach enables Advanced Sleep Analysis to accurately identify users' sleep phases - REM Sleep, Deep Sleep and Light Sleep - as well as Toss-and-Turn, Interruptions and Duration. Basis also provides personalised sleep analysis with daily and average sleep scores so users can track their progress over time. All of this information is displayed in their web and mobile dashboards, along with activity tracking and physiological metrics like continuous heart rate to track stress, to provide users with the most comprehensive picture of their health. With Advanced Sleep Analysis the company striving to provide users with the most comprehensive sleep metrics that can empower real habit change and improve overall health. No other tracker is able to provide this level of insight.

Basis Science, Inc Appoints Ethan Fassett as Vice President of Product

BASIS Science, Inc. announced the expansion of its product team with the hire of Vice President of Product, Ethan Fassett. Most recently, Fassett was an entrepreneur in residence at Trinity Ventures. Previously, he served as senior vice president of product for GREE International. In his role, Ethan will leverage his extensive technology experience to drive Basis' product development, with a focus on the convergence of contextual data and wearable technology. Building on Basis' biosensor approach to physiology and behavior change, Ethan and the team will continue to make the Basis system more intelligent through an enhanced understanding of user behavior patterns and intention, sensor-captured information and other data-based insights.

BASIS Science, Inc. Announces Board Changes

BASIS Science, Inc. announced that Tim Chang, Managing Director at Mayfield, and long-time supporter of Basis, joins Basis' board of directors. Basis also announced that it has expanded its diverse board of preeminent advisors with the addition of Deepak Chopra, and innovator and technology analyst, Esther Dyson. Tim Chang was an initial investor in Basis during his time at Norwest Venture Partners, and has long been an advocate for the wearable health category. Joining Basis' advisory board is Deepak Chopra, M.D., the author of more than 65 books including numerous New York Times bestsellers. Esther Dyson is a well-known angel investor, entrepreneur and highly regarded commentator especially on health care and health technology.

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