Wearable Technologies: Sport meets new technology on ispo winter 2008

ispo_2008_logo.gifThe 2008 Wearable Electronic event calendar kicks off next weekend (Jan 27-30) with the ispo winter 08 in Munich, Germany.

About 20 exhibitors will present their textile technological product innovations on 250 square meters in hall A6.118. As in the previous years, the winter ispo event is a good indicator on what is coming up next in Wearable Electronic products.

This years theme is ‘Wearable Technologies: Sport meets new technology‘.

Looking though the exhibitor list for the Wearable Electronic part we see once more the recent trend of solar charging bags. SolarShopper and Sunload will show their latest products.

Very interesting is the pre-information from Texsys GmbH which works on a project called G-CELL – Free Motion Communication integrated into hi-tech gloves. I am looking forward to see more of this gloves.

Heated clothing is gaining momentum as well with exhibitor Pensonic (HK) Corp.Ltd showing another interesting (and warm) range of heated clothing to stay warm next winter as well.

All in all a very interesting mix off companies. But there is more to see and hear on the ispo winter 2008. A high-caliber group of panel discussion participants will provide you with a glimpse into the future of wearable technologies. WT Panel Discussions, at noon, hall A6 / booth 118:

  • Sunday, 1/27/08: Wearable Technologies & Motion Sensors – New trends in the use of motion sensors in sports
  • Monday, 1/28/08: Mobile entertainment and sports meet wearable technology (in cooperation with Bluetooth SIG)
  • Tuesday, 1/29/08: The navigation trend in the WT market – A must for retail
  • Wednesday, 1/30/08: Green WT – ecologically-correct WT products

Four exiting days and we are looking forward to learn more about next seasons Interactive Sports Fashion.


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