by Johanna Mischke

June 6, 2013

Your way to success doesn’t have to be this steep – get on top with the Original

Less than two months to go to our next big event. You’ve probably included these dates in your diary by now, but just in case, we will be back in San Francisco on July 22/23. Have you saved your spot and registered yet? Our presentations will be packed with interesting new ideas, products, technologies and […]

by Johanna Mischke

June 5, 2013

Interview with Stephen Lake, CEO of Thalmic Labs

We had the chance to interview Stephen Lake who was named one of Canada’s Top 20 under 20 in 2007 and one of the Next 36 entrepreneurial leaders of Canada in 2011. He has a degree in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a certificate in Entrepreneurship from the University of Toronto, and has […]

by Zuriñe Dopacio González

June 5, 2013

5th WT Innovation World Cup Kicked-Off June 1, 2013

Wearable technologies are becoming more prominent and useful every day. Start-ups and big companies alike are jumping on the wearable technologies bandwagon by announcing or releasing wearable devices. Who hasn’t heard about Google Glass, Apple’s plans to “explore” the wearable tech market, or seen the smart watches from Pebble? The potential for wearable computers and […]

Wearable Technologies Conference EU 13

by Florian Schumacher

May 31, 2013

The 2013 Wearable Technologies Europe Conference

On the 4th of February, the annual Wearable Technologies Europe Conference took place in Munich. Christian Stammel, CEO of the Wearable Technologies Corporation, opened with a keynote address and gave an overview of the wearable –tech markets of the future. According to projections, an enormous economic potential with an average annual growth rate of 37% […]

by Johanna Mischke

May 8, 2013

Bras with Superpowers

Bras that can measure your heart rate are nothing new in the wearable technologies market. Apart from Clothing+ who is partnering with underwear manufacturer Pure Lime other companies like nuubo, numetrex, lululemon, and Gow trainer offer bras with cardiac monitoring capabilities. These bras were all designed for women practicing some kind of exercise or sports. […]

by Johanna Mischke

May 8, 2013

Tech for Kids

Kids love tech especially if it blinks or comes in form of a videogame. We searched the WT market for wearable technologies products specially built for children. Some of them bring a fun aspect to rather dull but practical products, some can even improve the quality of life for children with serious illnesses. Fighting Obesity […]