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July 26, 2014

Wearable Technology — Seminar and Tabletop Exposition

by @ 3:40 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY August 20, 2014
SCV Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, with Consumer Electronics Chapter
– building blocks, processors, radio, energy, OS …
Speakers: 7 talks by domain experts from Samsung, Kionix, Imagination Technologies, Wearable Technologies, Materials and Systems, Nano-Bio Manufacturing Consortium, and Argus Insights
Time: Registration and breakfast at 8:30 AM; Presentations from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Cost: $35 for IEEE Members, $45 for non-members ($10 more, after Aug.8th); includes lunch; tabletop exhibits available
Place: Texas Instruments Building E Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Dr. Santa Clara
RSVP: from website

This seminar is for an audience that is contemplating entry into the Wearables Market.  It introduces the basic building blocks required for developing a device for this market.  Experts will provide an overview of sensors, processors, radio (Bluetooth Low-Energy), energy sources and OS. The seminar will also cover developments in the exciting field of flexible electronics, and an enlightening Wearbles market survey based on Twitter traffic.
Expo: Representatives from a cross-section of the wearables ecosystem, as well as the platform developer community, will be at our tabletop expo, open during breaks and lunch. (You can become an exhibitor …)
8:30-9:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast
Introduction: Shomir Dighe/ Luu Nguyen
Selecting Sensors for Wearables: John Chong, ROHM/Kionix
A Balancing Act: CPU Selection in Wearable Device Design: John Min, Director Solutions Engineering Imagination
How Wearables Intersect with the Cloud and IoT: Joseph Wei, Chair IEEE CES SV Chapter
10:45 Break
Survey of Energy Sources: Jay Ha, CEO Materials and System Inc
Picking an OS and Interoperability challenges: Intel
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Expo
Developments in Flexible Electronics: Malcolm Thompson, CEO FlexTech Alliance
Market Survey on Wearables: John Feland, CEO Argus Insights
1:45 – 2:00 Wrap up and Raffle


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