28 Wearable Innovations That Might Change The Future

Posted: Dec 21 2015, 11:17am CST | by , Updated: Jan 27 2016, 5:19am CST, in News | Technology News

28 Wearable Innovations that Might Change the Future
Photo Credit: Antelope Club

Wearable Technologies announced the finalists in their annual wearable innovations competition.

Wearable Technologies announced the finalists of their annual Innovation World Cup. More than 450 wearable technology innovations have been submitted this year. The competition is accepting market-ready and almost market-ready wearable solutions in the categories Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Wellness, Gaming & Lifestyle, Safety & Security, Smart Clothing, and Smart Jewelry.

Update 01/27: The winners of the Wearable Technologies World Cup 2016 are announced.

The list of the 28 finalists in the 7th WT Innovation World Cup could contain the next big thing. The 6 winners will be announced at the official award ceremony on January 26th at the 19th WT Wearable Technologies Conference in Munich, Germany.

“This year’s WT Innovation World Cup was inspiring with more than 450 impressive nominations from 60 countries. This proves once again that the WT Innovation World Cup is the leading innovation competition in wearables,” said Andrea Onetti, General Manager, Volume MEMS & Analog Division, STMicroelectronics. “Browsing through the innovative ideas and seeing how creative human minds can be is, for us at ST, a great way to see the future of wearable Smart Things."

The list of finalists include Antelope Club, developer of sport garments with with embedded EMS (electro muscle stimulation), Kokoon's sleep sensing headphones, Kingii anti-drowning gadget and ADAMM (Automated Device for Asthma Monitoring and Management) by Health Care Originals, which is a wearable technology that provides a complete solution for managing your asthma.

The WT Innovation World Cup Finalists:

(in alphabetical order)

Sports & Fitness:

ANTELOPE SERIES by Antelope Club

FITGuard by Force Impact Technologies

Hykso wrist sensors by Hykso

Run Up by Gait Up

TUNE by Kinematix

Healthcare & Wellness:

ADAMM – intelligent asthma management by Health Care Originals

Home-use cancer detecting plaster by Zeev Zalevsky

Leveraging the power of wearables for hospitalized patients by Leaf Healthcare

OvulaRing by VivoSense Medical

VITALITI Health Platform by clouddx

Gaming & Lifestyle:

Kokoon by Kokoontech

RippleBuds by RippleBuds

SKUGGA by Skuggaeyewear

Space Lumina SmartGlasses by Worldgn

Tinitell by Tinitell

Safety & Security:

Avanto by Aino Aarino-Juurinen

Cardio First Angel by Cardio First Angel

i-Lume by i-Lume

Kingii Wearable by Kingii

LUPO by Connect-In

Special Prize Smart Clothing:

ANTELOPE SERIES by Antelope Club

Avanto by Aino Aarino-Juurinen

Dshirt by Cityzen Sciences

Special Prize Smart Jewelry:

Athena by ROAR

Helix Cuff by Ashley Chloe

Pins Collective by Olof Sjöstedt

Solar technology for smart jewelry by Lisa Lang

Tago Arc by L!Ber8 Technology

The overall winner of last year's Innovation World Cup was Sendrato, a hard- and software company that designs and builds wireless wearable technology for enabling the Internet Of Things and People.

The Wearable Technologies Conference in Munich, Jan 26-27, will mark its 10th anniversary. Tickets are still available on wearables-technologies.com.

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