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Industry Leaders to Headline Bluetooth World Keynotes
|By Business Wire
|March 27, 2014 11:32 AM EDT
Today the Bluetooth SIG announced PayPal
Armour’s recently acquired, MapMyFitness,
will be among the industry leaders keynoting Bluetooth
World 2014 in San Jose, California on April 8 – 9, 2014. Bluetooth
World is the only connectivity conference in North America to provide an
in-depth exploration of how Bluetooth technology is transforming the
connected world. Bluetooth World is all about helping start-ups and
established companies share, learn and profit from the Internet of
Things boom Bluetooth technology is powering today.
“If you’re even thinking about a wireless idea, Bluetooth World is the
place to be – from beacons to wearables and everything in between. If it
is hot in wireless technology right now, it is being covered at
Bluetooth World,” said Suke Jawanda, Bluetooth SIG CMO. “Bluetooth Smart
is bringing new products to life for companies like PayPal, MetaWatch
and Under Armour, allowing them to expand their product offering and
reach customers in completely new ways. These companies are on the
cutting edge of a new age of connectivity and we are excited to have
them share their experience and knowledge with conference attendees.”
The two-day conference consists of keynotes and panel discussions along
with technology, market, and developer
tracks that provide hands-on training and more. Additional speakers from Dropcam,
as well as industry analysts and student innovators will further the
conversation on Bluetooth Smart and the future of wireless connectivity.
The Garment is the Computer: Sensoria Smart Garments
by Maurizio Macagno, Heapsylon)
How We Did It: Kiss to Pair for Pencil by FiftyThree
presentation by Ian Macduff and Hauke Gentzkow, FiftyThree Inc.)
Controlling Bluetooth Smart Devices Using Raspberry Pi
by Nahid Alam, Lithouse)
Gaming Robots – The Use of Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart for Real-time
(Presentation by Ian Bernstein, Orbotix)
Practical Remote Patient Monitoring with Bluetooth – Choose the Right Way
by Denish Khitrov, MedM)
Making Smart Charging a Reality
(Presentation by Kamil Grajski,
Alliance for Wireless Power)
Could It Be My Next Product, or Is It Just a Nice Sketch?
Milner and Tim Esnor, Cambridge Consultants)
Startup Innovation Sessions by Indiegogo
presentation and pitch)
Evaluating the Role of Bluetooth in the Smart Home
Bestard, Goji and Matthew Phillips, Dialog Semiconductor)
Complete Bluetooth Protocol Analysis
(Led by Chuck Trefts,
Test, Qualify and Declare Your Product – Working with the Bluetooth SIG
Creating Hardware: Sourcing & Manufacturing
(Led by Chris
Herbert, Phone Halo)
You can find the full conference program at http://bluetoothworldevent.com/agenda/.
Registration is open at http://bluetoothworldevent.com/register/
with special rates for SIG Promoters and Associate members, startup
companies, developers and students.
The Bluetooth SIG, along with event partner Informa, will also be
hosting Bluetooth Asia in Shanghai, China, August 19 – 20, 2014 and
Bluetooth Europe in Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 16 – 17, 2014.
About Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
Bluetooth wireless technology is the global wireless standard enabling
simple, secure connectivity for an expanding range of devices and serves
as the backbone of the connected world. Bluetooth Smart technology,
through an updatable platform and low power consumption, creates new
application opportunities for the mobile phone, consumer electronics,
PC, automotive, health & fitness and smart home industries. With over
two billion devices shipping annually, Bluetooth is the wireless
technology of choice for developers, product manufacturers, and
consumers worldwide. Backed by industry leading companies, the Bluetooth
SIG empowers over 20,000 member companies to collaborate, innovate and
guide Bluetooth wireless technology. For more information, please visit www.bluetooth.com.
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