Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Stateside Theater, 719 Congress Ave.
5:15 p.m. – Doors and Bar Open
6:00 p.m. – Presentation, Q&A
7:00 p.m. – Reception
Free and open to the public
Digital technologies are getting more powerful, smaller, and cheaper, enabling new products that change our lives. Smartphones achieved this over the past decade; will even more personal technologies change our lives in even more significant ways? ‘Wearables’ have emerged as devices for health, communications, e-commerce, and more, and integrated devices have helped save lives. Both fields are in their relative infancy—what is next? How will wearables and integrated devices provide us with new capabilities that transform our lives? Come listen to three experts on wearable tech and integrated tech discuss the present and future of ‘personal tech.’
Elegant Lifestyle Meets Relevant Technology WT3-17
David Elam & Dr. Gerald J. Wilmink, WiseWear Corporation
Tiffany Gaines, Head of Marketing, Tinsel & Aniyia Williams, CEO & Founder, Tinsel
The wearables market suffers from a lack of attractive fashion and design, particularly when it comes to wearables outside the gym. In particular, women’s jewelry presents and opportunity for integration of technology into a demand market. This session will explore the journey from tech discovery to product engineering and retail service destinations, with a focus on bridging the gap between the fashion and utility.
Sensors and Sports: What are the Possibilities? WT1-8
David Troup, Founder & CEO, Xensr
Dr. Gerald "Jerry" Wilmink, CEO/Founder, WiseWear Corporation
With the wealth of sensors and wearable products in development and already in use in the sports industry, the data available for mining and analysis is more than abundant. This session looks at not only sensor development, but the types of data they are able to collect and deliver to applications that will parse that data into actionable information to create wearable devices and systems that will bring enhance the sports experience for participants and audiences alike.
Jerry presents for the San Antonio Health Cell. The event will take place on Thursday, June 18, from 11:45am to 1:00pm at the Oak Hills Country Club. The presentation will last for 40 minutes, from 12:10pm to 12:50pm.
The audience will be a rather diverse crowd, full of hospital execs, bankers, academics, military, students, and CEOs. The focus is on the individual, so the audience will expect to hear as much about your personal story as about our product and company. Discuss your struggles, your ideas, who has helped along the way, and why you've decided to grow your entrepreneurship in San Antonio.