by John Weir
L’Oreal Global Brand President Vincent Nida confirmed as keynote
The Wearable Technology Show returns to London in March for its fourth outing with a strengthened focus on digital health, 6,000 attendees in its sights, global leaders and influencers on its 200-speaker strong conference programme and over 100 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in smart technology.
The fourth Wearable Technology Show takes place 7-8 March at ExCeL and is co-located with the AR, VR & MXR Show, IOT Connect and the brand new Digital Health Technology Show, making it Europe’s biggest event for wearables, AR & VR, IOT and connected technology.
Speakers already confirmed for 2017 include the following keynotes:
- Vincent Nida, Global Brand President, L’Oreal
- Greg Ivanov, Business Head, Google Daydream
- Rachel Murphy, Digital Delivery Director, NHS Digital
- Steve Moore, Director of Connected Home, Dixons Carphone
100 exhibitors from more than 20 countries will be on the show floor unveiling brand new products and prototypes, many of which will never have been seen before in Europe. For example:
Fronted by former Apprentice candidate, Tre Azam, MyndPlay is behind the revolutionary VR-ready MyndBand EEG Brainwave headset and the MyndPlayer interactive mind controlled video platform which allows users to control, influence and interact with videogames, apps and movies using their mind and emotions.
The Navdy Head-Up Display integrates AR with driving, to give you access to distraction-free information on a transparent screen as you drive
The leading supplier of smart stretch sensors, Stretchsense’s lightweight, flexible fabric stretch sensors and low-powered circuits can be integrated into garments to feed back precise, real-time motion data to the user’s portable device.
- Glass Up
GlassUp are the brains behind the UNO smart eyewear, which use AR to give the wearer access to incoming e-mails, texts and social media updates.
And in the Digital Health Technology Show:
- Touch Surgery
Straight from rave reviews at CES, Touch Surgery is the leading mobile surgical simulation platform with amazing new surgical training capabilities, allowing people to perform next to ‘real-life’ surgical procedures.
Also previewed at CES, E-Sense’s Helios Smart Ring has three smart coaches to monitor and coach our Vitamin D, sunlight and daylight intake and exposure
A revolutionary application transforming the way surgeons work and teach, using an interactive AR platform that gives surgical support seamlessly from anywhere in the world, resulting in better patient care, reduced costs and a highly engaging training experience.
UK launch of Activ5 wellbeing tool, a wireless-enabled, handheld isometric-based strength training device that, along with the Activ5 Companion App, coaches users through five-minute full body workouts and measures data such as strength, precision and other personal metrics.
“The Wearable Technology Show continues to grow from strength to strength, breaking new boundaries in terms of our global audience, reach and content each year,” commented COO John Weir.
“The launch of the Digital Health Technology Show for 2017 is particularly exciting for visitors: digital health is one of the most innovative, ground-breaking and, literally, life-changing areas of smart technology.”
Registration is open now at http://ift.tt/1PcTADG