SVHealth August Agenda:
Join us for an insightful and provocative discussion on what it takes to build successful wearables. Our panelists represent three leaders whose technologies make it possible for our devices do all the cool stuff we love.
Karl Etzel, Business Development Consultant, Firstbeat: the leader in heart-rate algorithms. Got a Garmin that tells you when to train hard and when to recover? Thank Firstbeat! In understanding fitness metrics, VO2max is a great place to start. Learn more at https://www.firstbeat.com/en/blog/vo2mx-ultimate-resource/
Ryan Kraudel, VP Marketing, Valencell: creator of the world's most accurate biosensor systems, found in leading brands including Jabra, Bose and Suunto. Here's a great webinar on Valencell's work in the fast-growing hearable product category: https://valencell.com/blog/2018/06/making-biometrics-universal-in-hearables-and-hearing-health/
Yao Lu, Americas Sales Director, Ambiq Micro: their low-power semiconductors help companies like Spire, Huawei and Misfit (Fossil) reduce or eliminate the need for batteries, reduce overall system power and maximize industrial design flexibility. Here's a webinar from Ambiq CTO Scott Hanson on low power consumption and its impact on wearables and use cases: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8pANa85WQM
SVHealth.co is the largest health tech innovation group in the SF bay area. Welcome to our monthly event!
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6:45-7:00 Startup Spotlight.
One health startup will have five minutes to present and five minutes for Q&A and resource sharing from the audience.
-LifePlus Inc.: LifeLeaf by LifePlus is a multi-sensor wearable smartwatch that continuously and non-invasively monitors and tracks major chronic health risks such as diabetes, cardiac arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, COPD, sleep apnea and hypertension.
7:00-8:00 Wearables Panel
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