by Johanna Mischke

February 12, 2013

A unique sensor solution for a growing need

Alan Poole is an applications specialist for Danfoss PolyPower A/S. He has a background in Research and Development, Mechanical Engineering and Product Design together with six years’ experience working with electroactive polymers. His current customer facing role at Danfoss PolyPower is focused on finding new applications for electroactive polymer sensors. Alan just spoke at our […]

by Johanna Mischke

February 4, 2013

Winner of the WT Innovation World Cup 2012 revealed

The panel judging the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup competition has chosen the best from 300 participants world-wide. The Winner Recon Instruments was announced at the WTconference 2013 Europe. And here is a full list of the Finalists of the WT Innovation World Cup 2012: Sports & Fitness . Mio Alpha by Physical Enterprises . Sensoria by […]

by Johanna Mischke

January 12, 2013

Activity trackers – the next generation

Watch this space for a new wave of wearable gadgets for tracking activity. Flushed with earlier successes, the new generation of activity trackers looks even better! Withings have expanded their product range with a smart activity tracker – an everyday companion to track activity level and monitor heart rate. Jawbone have finally launched their activity […]

by Johanna Mischke

December 5, 2012

Wearable Technologies show at ISPO 2013

In 2013 the WTshow will be part of the ISPO for the 7th year in a row and looking back it is great to see how the products and projects of our exhibitors developed over the last few years. This year, the following companies and organizations will be part of our booth at ISPO 2013: […]

by Johanna Mischke

December 5, 2012

Martin Weigert on Optoelectronics

Martin Weigert is General Manager Industrial Fiber Optics at Avago Technologies. There have been quite a lot of optical sensor technologies popping up on the Wearable Technologies market lately. Avago offers sophisticated solutions in this area. Learn more about the technology below in our interview with Mr Weigert. 1. Optical sensors – what are they, […]

by Johanna Mischke

December 5, 2012

WT to play an important role in improving health in developing countries

According to a recent study by GSMA and PwC called “Touching Lives through Mobile Health: Assessment of the Global Market Opportunity” it is likely that mobile health will make a significant difference in Africa in terms of bridging the healthcare access gap. Until 2017 Diagnosis (60%market share) and monitoring services (29% market share) are expected […]