Light Flex Technology – Chosen as finalist of the WT Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup 2016/17

LightFlex Press, Wearable Technology

Press release from The Innovation World Cup Series / Navispace AG:

The 2017 WT Wearable Technologies Heroes are here!

8th WT Innovation World Cup Finalists Announced

Munich, 13 December 2016

Over the last two weeks our panel of industry experts have had the difficult task of selecting the Top 5 most innovative wearable technology solutions in each of the six categories featured in the 8th WT | Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup. The 2016/17 competition has seen more than 400 techpreneurs from around the globe submit their wearable solution in the categories Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Wellness, Gaming & Lifestyle, Safety & Security, Smart Clothing, and Smart Jewelry. These are the rising stars of wearable technologies and we are looking forward to showcasing their innovative talent at the official pitch and award ceremony to be held in Munich on February 7th at the 20th WT |Wearable Technologies Conference. There we will announce the 2016/17 Winners in front of a large audience of wearables experts, investors, industry players and enthusiasts.

Andrea Onetti, Group Vice President and General Manager MEMS Sensors Division, STMicroelectronics said, “While continuing to push the boundaries on fun and cool stuff, the incredible Innovation on display in this year’s WT Innovation World Cup demonstrates how Wearable Technology makers and entrepreneurs are also moving up the ladder to life-sustaining wearables suited to medically-approved treatment and wellness. We’re looking forward to meeting the winners.”

The 29 nominated finalists will present their solutions at the Innovation Wildfire sessions during the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference EUROPE, but only six will be awarded as WT Innovators of the Year 2017.

The 29 WT finalists across the six categories are (in alphabetical order):

Sports & Fitness:

  • AIO Sleeve by KOMODO Technologies Inc.
  • Buddy-Watcher by Free-Linked GmbH
  • clim8 by clim8
  • PomocUp by Gait Up SA
  • Seaver by Seaver

Healthcare & Wellness:

  • Carin by LifeSense Group
  • Lab-on-Skin(TM) by Xsensio
  • Shortcut by Academy of Arts Berlin
  • QuietOn by QuietOn Ltd.
  • Wearable Vital Signs Monitor for Newborns in Low-Resource Settings by Neopenda

Gaming & Lifestyle:

  • AUUG Motion Synth by AUUG
  • BLINCAM by Blincam Inc.
  • Companion by Neofuturism
  • UnlimitedHand by H2L
  • Wanderwatch by Wanderwatch

Safety & Security:

  • Life by SmartCap by SmartCap Technologies
  • Light Flex Technology by Light Flex Sweden AB
  • PYTHON THERMAL MASK by NEXO Group SA
  • The Zembro Bracelet by UEST NV
  • Vevios by Stylos

Special Prize Smart Clothing:

  • Smart clothes powered by graphene sensor by Bonbouton
  • FORCIOT by Forciot Oy
  • Life by SmartCap by SmartCap Technologies
  • Sleep ai. by AI
  • WeavAir by Cleanopy

Special Prize Smart Jewelry:

  • Bisou by Bisou
  • EJOY_emotion jewelry on you by EJOY
  • Fibo by Copenhagen School of Design and Technology
  • Looper: Fashion Meets Technology by IDIOCreativeWorks
  • Wotch by Wotch

Be sure to join us on February 7th at the 2016/17 WT Innovation World Cup where our finalists will present their solutions live on stage at the world´s biggest gathering for wearables: the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference EUROPE. For more information about the conference visit: www.wearable-technologies.com/events/wt-wearable-technologies-conference-2017-europe  


Full press release and info:
http://www.innovationworldcup.com/2016/12/8192/

 

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