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intelliWEAR One-Day Course Montreal: Smart Textiles and Wearable Tech
August 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDTFree
intelliFLEX delivers this course in partnership with CTT Group, a technology transfer center specializing in the research, development and testing of technical textiles, advanced textile-based materials and geosynthetics. Beyond CTT, the third partner in the course development was NEXTEX, NSERC funded Research Initiative with a focus on Smart Textiles & 3D Textiles with over 20 industrial members.
Wearable technology has far reaching implications for a host of industries, including first responders, military personnel, and health and wellness. From devices worn on the arm or wrist, to eye wear, footwear, exoskeletons and functionality embedded into fabrics, wearable technology will impact every individual in the course of their daily lives.
FHE is a key enabling technology for all these devices and applications due to its advantages over conventional electronic components.
What you will learn:
- Technology building blocks, components and the key players in the supply chain
- Data analytics and information flow, from the types of sensors used to collect specific types of data, to how that data is managed on device and in the cloud
- Key end-use applications and use case examples for healthcare, fitness and sports performance, industrial, first responders and others
- Other applications for visibility, sensing, thermo-regulation and fashion
- The business case and solutions that you could develop and implement
- Lessons learned from the market’s early movers
Who should attend
- Companies involved in the apparel, fashion and textile industry supply chain
- Consumer electronics companies that are or wish to develop wearable technology
- Brand owners of leading fitness and apparel labels
- Consultants and analysts
- Technology companies and government organizations interested in developing better insight into applications for this market
- Research organizations planning to develop solutions for this market