Top Wearable Innovators We Will Talk About In 2018

This year`s IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 2017/18 was an extraordinary edition, 33 finalists have been selected out of 940 contestants and will become the next rising stars of the wearable technologies industry. These Techpreneurs will be showcasing their innovative talent at the official “Innovation Wildfire” pitch and award ceremony at our 12th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2018 EUROPE which will be taking place on January 30-31 in Munich. Ground-breaking projects in different categories (lifestyle, sports & fitness, healthcare and industrial) will be presented and additionally 3 special prizes will be awarded on January 30 at THE global meeting point for the entire wearables ecosystem.

The 33 finalists across four categories and 3 special prizes of partners EBV Elektronik, AIQ Smart Clothing, and Geeny by Telefónica NEXT are (in alphabetical order!):

Lifestyle:

  • HUG Gesture Control technology by HUG Innovations (India)
  • Kiddoo by Kiddoo Smartwatch for kids (Hong Kong)
  • ORA-X by Optinvent (France)
  • SimyBall by SimyLife Gamification (Austria)
  • The World’s First Hearable by Bragi (Germany)

Sports & Fitness:

  • K-FORCE by KINVENT BIOMECANIQUE (France)
  • Lumafit by Lumafit (Ireland)
  • Providing amateur athletes with affordable GPS technology by SportsPerformance Tracking (Australia)
  • SUPA by SUPA (United States)
  • TRACKTICS football performance device by Tracktics (Germany)

Healthcare:

  • Breaking the Traditional Model of ECG Monitoring by HealthWatch Technologies (Israel)
  • iBreve by iBreve (Spain)
  • TracPatch by Consensus Orthopedics (United States)
  • ViShruti by Ayata Intelligence (India)
  • Wearable and Treatable by WAT Medical Enterprise Ltd. (Canada)

Industrial:

  • Global Environmental Monitoring Network by MagnaSCI SRL (Romania)
  • IO, the first smart & connected industry 4.0 safety shoes by Intellinium (France)
  • TABS by TrackNet (United States)
  • TomTrack by Tomcoms (France)
  • WORKERBASE by Workerbase (Germany)

Smart Clothing Challenge powered by AiQ Smart Clothing:

  • CISM – CardioID Smart Monitoring by CardioID Technologies (Portugal)
  • HeartIn fit by HEARTIN INC. (United States)
  • SUPA by SUPA (United States)

EBV Elektronik’s IOT HERO finalists:

  • Hawa Dawa by Hawa Dawa (Germany)
  • MyClose, the first motorbike lock that calls you on your smartphone! By MYCLOSE (Italy)
  • Smart Lamp by Luke Roberts GmbH (Austria)
  • StethoMe™ – Home Stethoscope. A smart way to keep your child’s health in check by com Sp z.o.o. (Poland)
  • TipCrop Oasis by IoT Stars (United Kingdom)

The winner of the EBV IOT Hero 2018 will be awarded a cash prize of 10,000 Euro.

Geeny Connected Living Challenge by Telefónica NEXT:

  • Al Bicchiere by beexlab srl (Italy)
  • BrighTap by BrighTap/Bwareit (Israel)
  • Neurotech Fashion Project by 4-D Sp z.o.o. (Poland)
  • Smart Lamp by Luke Roberts GmbH (Austria)
  • TipCrop Oasis by IoT Stars (United Kingdom)

The Innovation Wildfire Pitch is only one highlight of WTEU18! Further topics on the agenda will show you innovative angles on wearables and IoT and how they disrupt the digital landscape. You can look forward to inspiring talks from FIFA, Lufthansa, Total, Deutsche Telekom, Dainese, E Ink, EKSO Bionics, Vexatec, MindMaze & GaitUp and many more. Join us for two days of innovation and excitement with breakthrough technology leaders, disrupters and worldwide leading start-ups. You can register here.