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Techtoberfest: A Wearable Technology Mixer

It seems as though every company is trying to create some sort of wearable tech whether it's with a device, fabric, or accessory to make our lives easier. Here at Tech in Motion we think these new innovations are fascinating so we've decided to invite some local wearable tech companies to come and showcase their products. 

Come grab after work drinks and appetizers at The Baseball Tavern for a night of networking and tech talk with the Boston Tech Community! 

Because this event is happening close to Halloween we are inviting (and encouraging) guests to outfit themselves in their own wearable tech. This could be anything from a beeper to a smart watch to the Nintendo Power Glove.  We think it'll be a fun way to show off what you have and spark some interesting conversations!

Be one of the first 40 to arrive and receive a free drink ticket for beer or wine!

Don't forget to follow us on twitter @Tech_in_Motion and #TechinMotion for the latest updates.

Our Wearable Techies...(profiles will be updated shortly)

Don Schwartz, Google Glass Explorer:
Don was chosen by Google to be a Glass Explorer and is the founder of the Google Glass New England MeetUp.  He worked as Cheif Tech and Web Platform Developer for for almost 10 years and has a background in professional support in the Architecture and Engineering CAD space. Follow him on Twitter @GraniteView!

Daniel Wilson, Founder/CEO of AfterDark Technologies: 
AfterDark Technologies is revolutionizing team sports by enabling your team to play anywhere, anytime.  With our products, your playing time is no longer limited by daylight or finding a lighted field at night.  Play Ultimate and Flag Football through the night with fiber optic jerseys lighting the players, LED cones and line lasers defining the field and end-zones, and interactive technology on the lighted discs and footballs to indicate possession and completed passes.  When the sun goes down, the fun really begins. Like them on Facebook!

CEO Dan Wilson is a recent graduate of Babson College and winner of the MBA Entrepreneurship Award for 2013 and founded of AfterDark Technologies Inc. to help you “Catch the Night”.

Ben Cooper, Co-founder/CEO of Sensible Baby:

Sensible Baby is a wearable technology company for infants and toddlers that specializes in sleep monitoring devices. Their first product, the Smart One, is a safe and easy to use passive monitoring solution that only sends alerts to a parents' smart device when it senses an unsafe change in the baby's sleeping environment. The company was founded in March 2013 and has experienced quite an ascent to where they are today. It all started at a Startup Weekend event in Boston, which they later won. They then competed and became finalists in the 2013 Harvard Business School New Venture Competition, finalist in the 2013 MassChallenge Global Event, and winners of the $100k program. Follow them on Twitter @mysensiblebaby and like them on Facebook!

Ben Cooper is CEO of the company and one of the founding members. When he's not helping build a company, he is preparing to be a first time father in December!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Made a lot of good connections and had a great time. Also I thought the color-coded name tags were an effective way to facilitate networking.

    October 30, 2013

  • Janet K.

    Had a great time.

    October 30, 2013

  • Carole S.

    Great time

    October 30, 2013

  • Don S.

    Got in early and enjoying the frenzy over at Fenway

    October 29, 2013

  • Don S.

    I just had to let everyone know that Tuesday the 29th is a travel day, should the World Series need a sixth game.

    October 23, 2013

  • Adam S.

    Hey everyone, I am recruiting for a Linux engineer position in Boston at a prestigious university. This opportunity is unique in that it will allow you to work on the future of Information Technology and collaborate with some of the greatest minds in computer science. If you are looking for a new opportunity take a look at the position and submit your resume if you feel it is a good fit. Looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday!

    October 21, 2013

  • Don S.

    I love showing Glass and look forward to meeting everyone.

    October 17, 2013

  • Thomas U.

    Ah bummed to miss it. Really wanted to go to this one but I'll be at a show that night.

    October 4, 2013

  • Daniel W.

    Looking forward to the event, can't wait to show off some of AfterDark Technologies' products.

    October 4, 2013

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