Disruptive Technology – a Game Changer in Sports at the WTEU19

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The 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference will take place on February 5-6 and will once again be THE meeting point for global professionals of the entire wearable ecosystem. This year for the first time the event will be part of ISPO tradeshow located in the brand new innovation hall C6 of Messe Munich. More than 60 high-level speakers coming from Bayer, Odlo, Casio, Gore, Microsoft and STMicroelectronics will give you the latest insights into their applications and digitalization strategies via IoT and WT solutions and drive your business development. The unique agenda is covering the latest trends and developments of the tremendously growing wearables market.

Sports is probably one of the most disrupted industries. And the industry is undergoing more disruption worldwide as a result of shifts in media consumption, emergence of novel technologies and the swiftly progressing sponsorship market, according to PwC’s annual survey. Heading into 2019, disruptive technology is changing how sports are played.

At our 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference on February 5-6, we will highlight great thought leaders and innovators from all over the globe. While these innovators will be speaking at the conference, the companies themselves will showcase their breakthrough innovations. The companies and their leaders speaking at the conference are listed below. Do not miss the chance to meet and listen to them in person and join us for #WTEU19!

The Protxx wearable sensor, coupled with a powerful data analytics engine, helps trainers and sports medicine professionals monitor athlete performance and track the onset and progression of changes to both neurovestibular and musculoskeletal physiology triggered by impact exposure, enabling early intervention, reduced injury incidence and severity, improved recovery outcomes, and higher levels of performance during every game and practice.

John Ralston, Founder & CEO of Protxx will be speaking at our 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference on February 5-6. Mr. Ralston will be discussing “Wearable Sensors to Reduce Neurological and Orthopedic Impact Injury Risks.”

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With My Fitness Card the city is your gym. This new health&fitness platform – founded by Ralph Siebold and Andreas Schröder – offers a flexible subscription services to get access to a variety of handpicked studios without being  tied up to  longterm contracts.  Members enjoy more flexibility to book their desired workout and match it with their personal schedule & lifestyle. My Fitness Card promotes new fitness trends and making them easy to book & join. Studios can easily broaden the exposure of their offerings with an additional online channel. In addition, they get to extend their media coverage without additional costs. Studios get the opportunity to better manage and control the utilization and frequency of their floor and courses. The highly segmented market of outdoor fitness is also included in the My Fitness Card offerings.

Andreas Schröder, Founder & CEO of My Fitness Card will be speaking at our 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference on February 5-6. Mr. Schröder will talk about “Fitness Aggregator.”

Technical University Munich (TUM) combines top-class facilities for cutting-edge research with unique learning opportunities for students. It is committed to finding solutions to the major challenges facing society as we move forward: Health & Nutrition, Energy & Natural Resources, Environment & Climate, Information & Communications, Mobility & Infrastructure. The university thinks and acts with an entrepreneurial spirit. Its aim: to create lasting value for society. All this combines to make it one of Europe’s leading universities.

Dr. Daniel Link, Senior Lecturer at the Technical University Munich, will be speaking at our 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference on February 5-6. Dr. Link will talk about “Data Analytics in Top Level Sports.”

RideOn specializes in cutting-edge Augmented Reality. They’re good at weaving digital information into the real world, and creating new experiences in a variety of activities with their tech. RideOn’s ski goggles are just the beginning. The company has already shipped their flagship product, RideOn AR ski goggles, to hundreds of early adopters worldwide. As they continue to deliver to tech and sports enthusiasts, their team is ready to take on new frontiers.

Alon Getz, CEO of RideOn will be speaking at our 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference on February 5-6. Mr. Getz will discuss “Bringing Fun, Safety and Performance to Outdoor Activities using Head-Worn Augmented Reality.”

Elan is a Slovenian company, located in Begunje na Gorenjskem, specializing in the production of sporting goods. It is best known for its skis and snowboards. Other products include sailboats from 30 to 50 ft length, motor yachts, apparel (mostly sportswear), and equipment for sports facilities. Elan was founded in 1945 by Rudi Finžgar, a visionary and an audacious ski jumper, who jumped a world record (95 meters) in 1941. The beginning is more than promising, as after only a few years Elan is exporting to the US and rolls out 800 pairs of skis a year.

Melanja Šober, Head of product management at Elan, will be speaking at our 33rd WT | Wearable Technologies Conference on February 5-6. Ms. Sober’s topic will be “Smart Products are becoming a commodity. Is the Ski Industry ready?”

Meet those international experts at the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference at ISPO Munich in hall C6 Feb 5-6!

Join us with 20% discount by using the code WT20 Register here

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Sam Draper
Sam Draper () is Online Editor at WT | Wearable Technologies specialized in the field of sports and fitness but also passionated about any new lifestyle gadget on the market. Sam can be contacted at press(at)wearable-technologies.com.