2014-11-12 - 2014-11-13 Santa Clara, California Inaugural Conference and Exhibition
Worldwide wearable device trends: market drivers, demographic factors, emerging markets and applications, disruptive technologies, government policy effects.
Business aspects: competitive forces and dynamics, pricing trends, mergers and acquisitions, analyst forecasts and projections, manufacturing developments, technology transfer, regulatory compliance, ecosystems and hubs, company formation.
Technology trends and developments: wearable device architecture, sensor hubs, ultra-low power systems and components, energy harvesting, micro batteries and energy storage, supercapacitors, sensor fusion, software algorithms, context awareness, virtual sensors, connectivity with smartphones.
Emerging applications: digital health, body area networks, medical diagnostics and screening, genomics, safety and security, environmental, virtual reality, indoor navigation, quantified self, usage paid insurance.
Emerging manufacturing techniques and materials: flexible and printed electronics, smart glass, streamlined assembly techniques.
Emerging types of sensors: touch, pressure, thermal, radiation, humidity, chemical, high- performance image and IR, air and pollution, magnetic, water, radar, high performance inertial, high performance microphones, microphone arrays.
Emerging types of actuators: high performance micro speakers, optical zoom, micro shutters, energy harvesters.