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29.06.2015, 11:51   www.wearable-technologies.com

Innovations presented at WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 USA in San Francisco

Part 1

Our 16th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 USA in San Francisco on July 9-10 is approaching quickly! Within our 31,000 square feet exhibition area at Fort Mason Center – Festival Pavilion, we are enthusiastic to combine a comprehensive variety of exhibiting companies next to a state-of-the-art conference line-up. Our WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation Show represents the entire WT ecosystem; meaning companies of all sizes, from all market segments. Below a first peek at some of our exhibitors this year:

Calling all fitness fans amongst us! You should not miss market giant Polar who created the first wireless heart rate monitor back in 1982. They are joined alongside by one of their partners Clothing+. Clothing+ is a Finnish developer and manufacturer of textile-integrated biometric sensors. Firstbeat’s solution transfers heartbeat data into rich, actionable insights on personal exercise, stress, sleep, and recovery. The data collected by Fristbeat is designed for professional and hobby athletes. If you desire to push yourself to the limit, Wearable Life Sciences’ full body Electro Muscle Stimulation suit (ANTELOPE) could become your future training outfit.

ACTON’s RocketSkates are the world’s smallest transportation device. This crazy cool product will be cruising around our exhibition area, as well as present on stage. OURA, the world’s first wellness ring, measures your sleep quality. This can help improve your sleep quality, adjust activity and daily behavior. Yet, if you prefer wearing a wristband over a ring, Movo could be perfect for you. For only 29.99 USD the device tracks steps, distance, calories burnt through out a normal day.

You are a fan of swiss design watches? Then visit Mondaine which will present their first smartwatch measuring sleep quality and activity – with an impressive battery life of two years.

The health market still is one of the biggest one in the WT industry. New products are developed constantly. Cloud DX’s Pulsewave® Health Monitor (FDA-cleared) for example records a pulse wave signals from the wrist. Their necklace can continuously record movement, blood pressure, ECG, pulse oximetry, temperature, respiration, and pulse rate.

AiQ Smart Clothing is one of the key innovators in merging electronics with textiles. Their functional fashion and comfortable solutions meet your everyday needs. AiQ Smart Clothing provides solutions for all WT market segments.

Continua joins us with some of their partners and is happy to explain their services, tell you about their network and services for personal connected health.

You are more interested in enabling tech? Here you can have a look our exhibitors showcasing sensors, batteries, circuits and semiconductors at the 16th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 USA in San Francisco.


Part 2

Enabling Technologies are an indispensable part of the WT ecosystem. Without sensors, batteries, communication tools or new materials, all those cool new devices we find every day could not be realized. Like announced earlier this week, here an overview about our exhibitors at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 USA in San Francisco covering the technology behind the devices.

Let’s start with the “heart” of our wearables – batteries. The demand for eco-friendly, minimized charging tools with a long life cycle is huge. We are happy to have two leaders in this field in San Francisco – both with completely different approaches and products. Find out which meets your needs best. WT’s long term partner VARTA Microbattery is one of the world’s leading battery manufactures. They develop and produce batteries for all major electrochemical systems and cell geometries and certainly have the right product to integrate in your device. Ascent Batteries will present Lithium-Polymer rechargeable batteries, meeting the ever-growing demands for performance, energy density, safety, light-weight and longer cycle life.

To measure body vital signs, temperature or other parameters you will need sensors. Sensor = sensor? Not at all! Find out about the differences and talk to our exhibitors onsite. Shimmer design, manufacture, and transform wireless sensing systems, and won several awards for their clinical grade sensor tech. They manufacture and transfer tailor-made wireless sensing systems for all market segments. Uneo will showcase their hair-thin pressure-sensing electronic skin technology which is not only suitable for the consumer market (e.g. headphones, smartwatches, gaming devices), but also for healthcare, fitness and industrial applications. Sensirion will be demoing their chip-scale packaging technology in humidity and temperature sensors.

You are more interested in semiconductors? No problem, visit the following exhibitors: MediaTek Labs is the global developer hub for device creation, application development, and related services based around MediaTek offerings. MediaTek is a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and a market leader in Systems-on-Chip for Wearables, Internet of Things (IoT), smartphones, and many more. TDK offers a wide range of semiconductor tech, like wireless charging solutions, patented SESUB technology for embedding chips in substrate, RF modules and components as well as sensors. NXP Semiconductors offers a wide range of product to create secure connections for a smarter world, e.g. for the Connected car, Cyber Security, Portable & Wearable and the Internet of Things.

We are also happy to welcome companies showing (amongst others) circuits at our event. Dialog Semiconductor will show highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated circuits optimized for personal portable, low energy short-range wireless, LED solid state lighting and automotive applications. Flexible Circuit Technologies is a leading supplier of flex circuit design, rigid flex circuits, flexible circuits and heaters, and can help you to bring your design to top quality reality.

Most of us know Gore or their waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX fabric, but the company portfolio includes much more: from high-performance fabrics and medical devices to components for electronics and wearable devices.

Backed with years of experience, US Micro Products could be your choice to design the right display that will have the key features that you need in a wearable application. Dowa develops and manufactures Infrared, Red and Deep UV LED bare dice for various sensors and healthcare applications offering high power and efficiency with low energy consumption.

Of course you also need software to run your products. Mentor Graphics solutions include Nucleus® RTOS, a proven RTOS shipping in more than 3 billion devices, reducing risk and scales to meet connectivity and feature requirements.

You miss some parts from the WT value chain? Then watch out for part 3 in which we will introduce some safety and security related companies, logistical assistants, clever coating manufacturers and many more.

Part 3

With nearly two weeks to go, WT | Wearable Technologies will spice up San Francisco, California with our international ecosystem of wearables! Late registration for the conference begins on June 26. This day is also our deadline for booking an event Demo Package. Time is now! Hurry to get on the wearable train! Not too long ago we introduced you our enabling tech, fitness, lifestyle and health related exhibitors. But of course, there are more important ingredients in store from the WT ecosystem.

Are you in search for the right partner to build your wearable tech device? Flextronics is your professional choice. This unique company has the ability to provide end-to-end solutions through their innovative and proprietary systems. Flextronics aims to enhance customer competitiveness and successful merchandise.

Product certification is a necessity for introducing technology devices to market. Choosing the appropriate certification partner has an immense influence on your customer’s or business partners’ choices. TUV SUD services include consulting, testing, certification and training.

Cognex products shift customers to a more advanced, automated-based manufacturing. They do this by using Machine Vision, Vision Guided Robots (VGR), & Industrial ID. Cognex believes in smooth production and exquisite quality all for an affordable price.

Within the Nordic countries, VTT is the leading multidisciplinary research and technology company. They have over 30 years of experience with wireless computing. VTT vision for the future incorporates wearables in internet-of-things. They achieve this by using their brainpower to provide smart technologies, profitable solutions and innovation services for businesses to build successful wellness to society.

It is no secret that safety and security – both digital and analogue – play a big role in all modern industries. Gemalto is a world leader in digital security, enables OEM, MNO, and Banks worldwide. They offer excellent trust and convenient digital services to secure their customers’ data.

If you need assistance in certifying your product, you can also talk to SGS. They are based in Switzerland, yet have one of the world’s leading operation verification, testing and certification companies.

Has your smartphone dies from a drowning in a pool of water? Soon, your smartphone will be able to survive any water damage thanks to HZO! They have set a new standard to the technology protection. HZO has developed nanotechnology liquids which shield electronics from their rival enemy, water.

We are also happy to welcome DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider making sure that you received your delivery in time.

Do you need a manufacture to produce your prototype? Jabil is an American product solutions company. They provide individualized, focused supply chain solutions, comprehensive design and manufacturing services to customers in a broad range of industries. Jabil covers the entire end-to-end service of delivering a product to market.

In order to make your passions wearable you need to chat with Sensoplex. This team works to benefit wearables by accelerating hardware, producing software platforms and enabling OEM companies focused on wireless technology.

These ten companies will share more about their company goals, and future visions at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco. During the two day conference you can learn about the entire wearable idea to finished product process.

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