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Google Daydream Keynote Announced for Wearable Technology Show

This year’s Wearable Technology Show, London, will be lead by a keynote from Google’s Greg Ivanov, Business Head for Google Daydream, it has been revealed today. Taking place 7th – 8th March 2017, at London ExCel, the event will focus on digital health with 200 speakers and over 100 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in smart technology.

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The fourth Wearable Technology Show, the event is co-located with the AR, VR & MXR Show, IOT Connect and the brand new Digital Health Technology Show, making it Europe’s biggest event for wearables, AR & VR, IOT and connected technology.

Speakers already confirmed for 2017 include Vincent Nida, Global Brand President at L’Oreal, Rachel Murphy, Digital Delivery Director at NHS Digital, Steve Moore, Director of Connected Home for Dixons Carphone and as stated above, Greg Ivanov, Business Head, Google Daydream.

100 exhibitors from more than 20 countries will be on the show floor, many of which will never have been seen before in Europe. With regards to virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), these include the VR-ready MyndBand EEG Brainwave headset which allows users to control, influence and interact with videogames, apps and movies using their mind and emotions, the Navdy AR HUD, GlassUp AR smartglasses, Touch Surgery’s haptic surgery simulation devices, and Proximie, an AR platform designed to give support to surgeons from anywhere in the world.

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“The Wearable Technology Show continues to grow from strength to strength, breaking new boundaries in terms of our global audience, reach and content each year,” commented COO John Weir. “The launch of the Digital Health Technology Show for 2017 is particularly exciting for visitors: digital health is one of the most innovative, ground-breaking and, literally, life-changing areas of smart technology.”

Registration for this year’s Wearable Technology Show is now open on the event’s official website, http://www.wearabletechnologyshow.net/home. VRFocus will keep you updated with any further VR and AR additions to the line-up.