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reQall Welcomes "Godfather of Wearable Technologies" Sandy Pentland as Strategic Product Advisor; Cements Commitment to Industry Leading Context-Aware Apps

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MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asserting its commitment to designing and developing superior proactive intelligent assistant technologies for wearables and mobile devices, reQall (www.reqall.com) today announced that Professor Alex (Sandy) Pentland - the technology industry's reputed "Godfather of Wearables" - will join the company as Strategic Product Advisor. Professor Pentland will advise the company on product evolution and strategy.

reQall welcomes “Godfather of Wearable Technologies" Alex (Sandy) Pentland as Strategic Product Advisor

Professor Pentland founded MIT MediaLab's Human Dynamics Laboratory, and currently chairs the World Economic Forum's Data Driven Development council. He is the Academic Director of the MIT-Harvard-ODI Big Data and People Project, and is also a member of the Advisory Boards for Google, Nissan, Telefonica, Monument Capital and the Minerva Schools. In 2012 Forbes named him one of the "seven most powerful data scientists in the world," and in 2013 he was presented the McKinsey Award from Harvard Business Review.

"Sandy has played a pivotal role in wearables innovation over the past two decades," said Rao Machiraju, co-founder and CEO of reQall. "We are excited to have Sandy influence and contribute towards our mission to transform the wearable and mobile messaging experience -one that fundamentally improves peoples lives by contextually minimizing interruptions, saving people time & reducing the daily deluge of email and text messages."

"My research and design work focuses on integrating technology with the user's psychology and context, and the new generation of wearables provides exciting possibilities for a better user experience," said Prof. Pentland. "reQall's products are a natural, and I am looking forward to advising their thinking and the development of their product map."

reQall is an MIT Media Lab spin-off, developing technologies to help people better manage their daily activities and communications. reQall's personal inbox assistant, reqallable, distills all messages (email, text, etc.) into just what's important, based on the user's context, who the message is from, and the actionable content that merits immediate attention. reqallable is available on wearable smart devices including Google Glass, Pebble Smartwatch, Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit smartwatches, Qualcomm's Toq and the Sony SmartWatch.

About reQall
Recognized as one of the top 25 ideas from MIT Labs over the past 25 years, reQall is an award-winning developer of context-aware, proactive and intelligent assistant applications for wearable and mobile devices. reQall is a venture-backed company based in NASA's Silicon Valley research park.

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