2015 FitnessTech Summit
Tuesday, January 6
Understanding who your users are, and what information is important to them is critical to wearables success. As the category moves to have more advanced sensors, the key is to choose the right combination for an ever-demanding consumer base. Fitbit CEO James Park will examine the evolution of wearable design from the basic pedometers considered the gold standard a handful of years ago – to the advanced array of wearables seen today.
Improvements and advancements in wearable biometric sensor technology allow consumers to track changes in their overall health and fitness simply by living their everyday lives. Improved sensor accuracy and the realization of new biometrics are going to take us into the next step in the FitnessTech industry. In this discussion we will reveal new technology and not a few secrets of success.
Taking fitness apps to ‘school’ Vegas style. Three Fitness app developers will pitch their app to a panel of Experts who will weigh the pros and cons based on usability, sustainability and effectiveness.
Join us as we wrap up the day, have a few drinks and make our predictions for 2016.
Healthcare costs are skyrocketing. We look at how the newly formed partnerships between fitness device companies and insurance companies are utilizing your data to make healthcare cost manageable while ensuring that user privacy is protected.
Technology has created new worlds for personal trainers, health clubs and equipment manufacturers. How are these new technologies creating a more enjoyable and productive work out environment whether at home or in the gym?
Through Fitness Apps and Social Media, are we unknowingly “sharing” too much? Is the “like” button unwittingly announcing our behavioral patterns? Who uses this information and where is the balance between concern and the obvious benefits?
A sit down with NBC Universal discussing how the media evolution, particularly video, has revolutionized fitness training everywhere, whether professional training arenas, home workouts or trying to stay fit while on the road.
The wearable market is literally exploding as fitness and training technology can increasingly be embedded not only in devices but clothing as well. This panel will explore the ever increasing wearable options for maximizing performance.
When Fitness and Technology were newlyweds in 2010, the devices were complicated, limited in scope and unattractive. The next generation of fitness, technology and wearables is smaller, faster, and more accurate, and the aggregated data will blow your mind.
New players and devices are coming to market every day. How are they getting there? Crowdfunding is one way, but larger corporations and household names are also looking to enter the wearable, fitness market.
The adidas elite training program brought two teams to the World Cup Finals. Wearable tech pioneer and adidas Vice President, Stacey Burr, explains how that Elite innovation and technology is now being shared with their consumer enthusiasts. She will be joined by Interactive Health Technologies’ President, Jen Ohlson.
Increasingly, professional athletes and fitness trainers are turning to technology to maximize performance. Panel will discuss how these leaders are influencing the utilization of fitness technology in reaching the entire fitness and training market.
Workouts can go awry causing pain or injury, short term or permanently. Technology is helping to create the devices that are both raising our awareness of getting it right and keeping us safe so that we can perform at our peak capabilities.