Ten reasons to be at the world’s biggest event for wearables

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1. The biggest wearables event in the world
The Wearable Technology Show is the biggest dedicated wearable technology event in the world with over 100 exhibitors and 200 speakers taking part in the conference and expo over two days – 10-11 March 2015, at ExCeL, London.

2. See the future of the wearables industry
WTS 2015 will feature innovators large and small, from technology giants Microsoft, Samsung, Intel, Jawbone and Misfit, to start-ups Ambiotex, MyBrain, Nuvo and Made with Glove, funding supremo IndieGoGo, and students from the University of London. Exhibitors will be using WTS 2015 as the European launchpad for groundbreaking devices across a wide range of applications, including sports and fitness, healthcare and lifestyle.

3. Hear from the biggest names in the industry…
This year’s keynotes include:
• Jorgen Nordin, Head of International Partner & Product Development, Jawbone
• Justin Jungsup Lee, Wearable & Smartwatch Lead at LG Electronics
• Itai Vonshak, Head of Product & UX Design at Pebble
• Marco Della Torre, Co-Founder, VP (Product Science), Basis

Also speaking:
• Liz Dickinson, Mio. wareable.com named Liz one of the most important wearables visionaries to watch in 2015
• Rene Bastijans, Head of Future Tech, Pearsons
• Nadia Kang, wearables visionary at AIQ. Nadia was inventing wearable technology before the term even existed

4. Learn about the biggest issues in the industry…
• How e-textiles can be used for soldier systems were cables were previously too bulky
• Whether wearables can also be fashionable
• Whether e-payments using wearables are disruptive or distrusted
• The privacy issues of the cloud and wearables vs the benefits of rich data to government and enterprise

5 Find out what the future holds for AR…
Discover what the future holds for AR – augemented reality – as the sales of smart glasses near 1 billion in the AR conference track. http://www.wearabletechnologyshow.net/augmented-reality-theatre

6 …and the Internet of Things
How will the promise of the ‘always on’ society be realised. Find out more in the free Internet of Things conference track: http://www.wearabletechnologyshow.net/innovation-iot-main-stage

7 Wearables are not a fad – what’s next for watches, glasses…
The wearable technology market is estimated to be worth $173bn.

8 The perfect combination of sports and wearables
Find out how wearables can be used to monitor extreme sport performance and much, much more in the Performance Sports conference track http://www.wearabletechnologyshow.net/sport-fitness-track and discover some amazing sports monitoring and motivating devices in the expo.

9 How wearables are shining with amazing medical applications
Find out how wearables can enhance quality of life for patients and see some of the latest devices to hit the market, including Activinsights’s band that allows healthcare professionals to monitor patients, Nuvo’s wearable device that alerts patients to potential early warning signs of foetal issues and Bainisha’s sensor that can detect signs of early onset Alzheimer’s. http://www.wearabletechnologyshow.net/medical

10 Applaud the future of the Wearables industry
At the second Wearables Awards, which will be announced after the show on Tuesday 10th March. http://www.wearabletechnologyshow.net/awards