Samsung Semiconductor Europe GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., is joining the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup as a sponsor to seek the most innovative, cutting-edge solutions.
At the next Wearable Technologies Conference in Munich on January 27 to 28, 2014, the chosen finalists will be presenting their products and solutions, and the “WT Innovator of the Year” will be awarded.
Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup is the world’s leading innovation competition for wearables with more than 1,500 contestants since its launch in 2009. The competition is designed to inspire and stimulate the next generation of wearable technologies bound to become the next big technology trend.
“We see a huge potential in the field of wearables, and are looking forward to great new ideas. As a total component solutions provider, it is great to have the opportunity to enable and support more innovative products and technologies,” said Frank Koch, head of Strategic Business Development, Samsung Semiconductor Europe.
Christian Stammel, CEO and Founder of Wearable Technologies AG: “We are excited to have such a forward thinking company like Samsung on board. With their experience and knowledge in the wearable technologies market, Samsung will add an even greater value to the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup.”
About Wearable Technologies AG
Wearable Technologies AG is the pioneer and leading innovation and market development platform for technologies worn close to, on, and even in the body. Since 2006 the platform has successfully established a network of more than 3,000 companies, consisting of market leaders and highly innovative companies.