A Press Release On Behalf Of The Wearable Technology Show 2014
As the excitement of CES begins to fade, the hottest trend at the show – wearable technology – gets its own dedicated event in London -The Wearable Technology Show. Taking place on the 18th and 19th March at the Olympia Conference Centre, London – it brings together the latest innovations and leading names from around the world.
The market is set to be worth $19 billion by 2018; and for both consumers and businesses alike wearable technology presents an opportunity to find exciting ways to integrate technologies with our entire bodies not just our fingertips, personalising our relationship with technology more than ever before.
For the first time, established companies like Misfit Wearables, Basis, Glass Up, Kreyos, Orsto and Fitbit will parade their latest technology plus a number of entrepreneurs and developers will be demoing or launching new products including;
- Instabeat, winner of several innovation awards, have developed a performance monitoring tool for swimmers, which is simply clipped onto a pair of goggles.
- UK startup SmartLife have a number of new announcements in the sports and wellbeing field.
- Sunfriend will be launching their new wristband at the show, which tracks daily vitamin D intake and heightens awareness of skin cancer.
- Sunnycam will be demonstrating their updated product range of head mounted videos.
- Product demonstrations will include Google Glass, as well as over a dozen other key companies.
As well as the host of products on the show floor, the Wearable Technology Show will also feature a unique developer hackfest, and offer start-ups an opportunity to pitch their businesses in front of venture capitalists and the press. Alongside the event, The Wearable Awards will recognise the best innovations and leading products from around the globe.
The centrepiece of the Wearable Technology Show will be the conference programme, featuring over 70 speakers and more than 50 seminar tracks covering wearable innovation, sensor technology, fitness and wellbeing, digital healthcare, smart textiles, M2M and IOE, enterprise applications and the connected car. Over the course of 2 days, the event will attract key decision makers, start ups, venture firms and a host of other delegates eager to learn more about the latest technologies.
The conference programme will give anyone attending the latest on wearable technology ; explaining the latest thinking, debunking some of the myths, and giving delegates a unique insight into where the current and future opportunities lie. Most importantly it will enable delegates to see what works commercially. Featuring one to one interviews, compelling panel discussions and some of the leading thinkers on every aspect of wearable technology, including Sonny Vu, CEO of Misfit, Dave Evans, chief futurist of Cisco, and Dan Cui of augmented reality specialist Vuzix. David Rowan, editor of Wired UK will keynote the event. Delegates will also hear from smartwatch firms, some of the leading lights in wristband technology, smart textiles and sensors.
Tickets for the conference are priced at £800 for a two day pass, and £495 for one day. Discounts are available for groups, educational establishments and other qualifying organisations. Entry to the expo and to the developer hackfest is free, but tickets are strictly limited.
For further information, visit www.wearabletechnologyshow.net or call +44 (0) 1179 323586.
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