The fourth annual Wearable Technology Show is set to take place in London, UK, on March 7-8. According to recent news, this year’s event will be led by a keynote from Greg Ivanov, Business Head of Google’s VR (virtual reality) division ‘Daydream’. In addition, this year’s event for wearables will be co-located with IoT Connect as well as the AR, VR & MXR Show, which is Europe’s largest independent event for augmented reality, virtual reality, and mixed reality technologies.
The Wearable Technology Show will take place at London’s ExCel conference center, where more than 200 speakers will attend the conference, and over 100 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest advancements in smart wearable technology. Furthermore, this year’s Wearable Technology Show will coincide with the launch of the Digital Health Technology Show, where attendees will get a glimpse of future smart technologies for healthcare, as well as current advancements in the medical field. With that being said, there will be 6 different conference tracks at this year’s Wearable Technology Show, including exhibitions for smart health wearables, smart textiles & sensors, smart home & connected living, as well as IoT (Internet of Things). Visitors will be able to check the Crunchwear Zone in the expo hall for a look at smart gadgets and wearable technologies from “some of the biggest names” in the industry.
It’s also worth noting that aside from Google’s Greg Ivanov, the list of speakers confirmed for the 2017 event includes Rachel Murphy, Digital Delivery Director at NHS Digital; Steve Moore, Director of Connected Home for Dixons Carphone; and Vincent Nida, Global Brand President at L’Oreal. As far as the list of exhibitors is concerned, there are names such as ActivBody (formerly known as TAO-Wellness) which were the creators of the Activ5TM exercise device, AiO Smart Clothing, Activinsights, Alango, Amplified Robot, Aparito, Candy Lab (creators of an Augmented Reality engine and toolset), e-Senses which will present the Helios smart ring, DigiSEq whose technologies promise to transform consumer wearable and IoT products into contactless payment devices, and the list goes on. You can check the source link below for additional information regarding the upcoming Wearable Technology Show in London and the list of participants this year, as well as an overview of the previous (3rd) event held in 2016.