Quick update No.5 to agenda
We have finalised the list of speakers, Monday 19th you will see some awesome talks and cool wearable tech stuff, plus you get to try Google glass.
Autographer - A quick chat about Autography
Speaker: Toby Martin Hughes
About Martin: Toby Martin Hughes is the Content and Partnership Manager at Autographer. After spending sometime in adland and achieving some success in the field of photography, with his work exhibited at Somerset House, he is now a wearable tech convert. He is passionate about the Autographer product and its potential to change the way people experience and document their lives.
PCH – How PCH can help you take a napkin sketch idea to the consumer!
Speakers: Joe Perrott (specially flying from China to join us)
About Joe: I'm Irish, I have a Mechanical Engineering Degree. After graduating, I moved to China and lived there for 8 years. I started with PCH in 2005, and products I have worked on over the years have shipped more that 10 million parts! I currently work on the PCH startup platform - and I currently split my time between San Francisco, Shenzhen and Europe.
If you have ever thought how to kickstart or indiegogo your hardward project then make sure you join us to find the answer to all these question and more.
BLOCKS - a modular smartwatch
Speakers: Serge Vasylechko (co-founder)
About Blocks: BLOCKS is the world's first modular smartwatch. We believe that people's needs don't necessarily fit into a single category - everyone should have the freedom to pick and mix functions and style that they like. So we decided to make a modular smartwatch. Each band of BLOCKS can be a sensor, a display, a processor or a battery that you choose. The greatest thing about BLOCKS is its open platform - any company or an individual can not only develop apps but also build their own BLOCKS.
Taiken Lab - Wearables, Behaviours and Fashion
Speaker: Gianfranco Chicco
About Gianfranco: Gianfranco Chicco is a marketer and digital strategist who focuses on creating people-centered experiences to tie together the physical and the digital world. He's passionate about innovative technology and design applied to brands, products, services and cities, and how they can provide value to users. A professional nomad, his work and personal interests keep him traveling around the globe. Gianfranco is the founder and Chief Dreamer officer of Taiken Lab Ltd.
Wearscript – Rapid Prototyping the internet of things with Wearscript
Speaker: Kurt Nelson
About Openshades: The guys at Openshades have given a masterclass in how to innovate around a new technology. They have demonstrated huge energy and creativity over the last year around wearable technology and the internet of things.
One of their products is Wearscript. Wearscript is perhaps the Phonegap for the “Internet of things”. Kurt Nelson is one of the core developers on this project. Kurt will be giving us a talk on rapid prototyping the internet of things using Wearscript.
Cheers, See you all Monday
Salman & Dave & Jet