Fortune Global Forum

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Reimagine, Rewire, Renew: Winning in the Disruptive Century Since 1995, the FORTUNE Global Forum has convened the CEOs of the world’s biggest companies on the emerging frontiers of global business. At a time when new technologies are disrupting every industry and creating new opportunities for innovation, there could be no better setting for our 2015 meeting than San Francisco. Our program will...

Wearables Technology Conference USA 2015

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The 16th WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 I will be hosted in the beautiful San Francisco, USA this July. We will showcase the entire Wearable Technologies ecosystem. This includes chip vendors, integrators, distributed networks; as well as network, product, and service solutions providers. Join us along with 1000 other delegates and visit our 31,000 square feet conference exhibition. For...

Wearable Technologies Conference 2015 Canada

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WT | Wearable Technologies will finally be coming to Canada with the WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Series. We already look forward to meeting old and new friends in Toronto – one of the most vibrant cities for wearables right now. Registration will open shortly. In the meantime you can pre-register here to get notified as soon as registration is open. Interested in becoming a speaker? Send...

Breaking the Sound Barrier for Hearing and Gesture

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Bone conduction has fascinated me as a way to transmit sound since I first interviewed Max Virtual in 2013 (see a prepost of the interview below). What is interesting today is the news that AT&T has released a series of 7 patent filings for bone conduction technology. As reported by FierceWirelessTech and the Atlanta Business Chronicle, these patents cover two areas: 1. Hearing enhancement:...

Wearables: Can They be Practical & Look Good?

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I had the privilege and great fun this past CES to join Joanna Stern personal technology columnist at the Wall St. Journal, Michael Bell – GM New Devices Group at Intel, Chris Glode – GM for Connected Devices at Under Armour, and Carmichael Roberts – partner North Bridge Venture Partners and MC10, in a discussion of wearables today and in the near future. In the advent of #AWE2015,...