The Broader Wearable Ecosystem in the Spotlight

The countdown runs up until the 11th Wearable Technologies Conference Europe 2017 in Munich. The conference will take place on February 7th and 8th and will focus on wearable tools and boosting everyday experiences, from areas such as medicine, sports and lifestyle. Numerous additional novelties and innovations, including the WT Innovation World Cup winners, can be seen at WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 EUROPE. In this article we would like to introduce you to our exhibitors TÜVSüd, Lopec and EBV Elektronik.


TÜV SÜD is an international leading technical service. The experts are dedicated partners in their clients’ processes, offering industry expertise throughout the entire value chain. They focus their services on their core competencies of consulting, testing, certification and training. Beyond solving problems, TÜV SÜD is dedicated to adding tangible economic value to our customers. That is why “Choose certainty. Add value.” is the core philosophy behind everything that we do. We partner our customers with early consultation and continuous guidance to make sustainable progress a reality. United by the belief that technology should better people’s lives, we work alongside our customers to optimize their operations, enable them to access global markets and enhance their competitiveness.


LOPEC is the leading international event for printed electronics. The combination of an exhibition and a conference is the perfect way to depict the complex and dynamic nature of this new industry. About 148 exhibitors and 2,100 participants attended the event in 2016. LOPEC 2017 takes place from March 28 to 30 in Munich, Germany. As a leading trade fair for printed electronics, LOPEC encompasses all aspects of the value chain: Research, development and application. No other trade fair in the field of printed electronics offers such a broad range of exhibition areas and relevant content. LOPEC is the key meeting point for the printed electronics industry, up-and-coming sector that is turning pioneering technology into marketable products.

EBV Elektronik

EBV Elektronik, was founded in 1969 and is the leading specialist in EMEA semiconductor distribution. EBV maintains its successful strategy of personal commitment to customers and excellent services. 226 Technical Sales Specialists provide a strong focus on a selected group of long-term manufacturing partners. 112 continuously trained Application Specialists offer extensive application know-how and design expertise. Warehouse operations, complete logistics solutions and value-added services such as programming, taping & reeling and laser marking are fulfilled by Avnet Logistics, EBV’s logistical backbone and Europe’s largest service centre. EBV operates from 62 offices in 28 countries throughout Europe as well as in Israel and South Africa.

The 11th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Europe will be introduced by CEO Christian Stammel on February 7th. Andi Gall, CTO from Red Bull Media House will hold a keynote with the topic “Let’s Give Wings to Wearables and Activate emotions”. Additionally, all winners of the Innovation World Cup will be presented at the Innovation Wild Fire Session on the first day of the conference (February 7., 3:40pm). Tomorrow we will publish two articles about technologies and components for Wearables on displays at WTEU17.