Printed Electronics in Sports: Flexible, Connected, Smart

11.12.2017 | id:541411

Attend OE-A’s session at ISPO in Munich, Germany & join the X-Health Summit

On January 28-31, ISPO 2018 – the world’s leading sporting goods fair – takes place at Messe München in Munich, Germany.

OE-A session & Networking opportunities at ISPO 2018

On Monday, January 29 from 12:00-13:00h the OE-A will organize the session Textiles 4.0: Flexible and Printed Electronics for Smart Sportswear as part of the ISPO Academy. At the ‘digitize!’ area in Hall 4, Messe München the OE-A will give an introduction on organic and printed electronics and various OE-A members will share their expertise on wearables, sensors, and integrated smart systems for applications in sporting goods and the wellbeing sector. 
Following this session, the OE-A organizes a networking opportunity which OE-A members can join to get directly in contact with end-users from the sporting goods industry. 
Printed electronics can make textiles – and thus also sports clothing – smarter, more interactive and flexible. This technology provides the textile industry with new inspiration and enables the development of new products that were first unthinkable. Get up and running with Printed Electronics in Sports!
Key information
In addtion, on Wednesday, January 31 (industry day) the OE-A will present “Printed Electronics for Smart Wearables” at ISPO Textrends. At 16:00h at Hall C4.10, Dr. Robert Lindner will talk about how printed electronics enables new applications in the field of smart textiles and sporting goods. 
X-Health – Exclusive Summit on the Future of Health & Sports
On February 1-2, X-Health will take place at the Chiemsee, Germany. X-Health is an intimate summit, where some of the smartest minds in health, sports and tech meet to discuss the future of their industries. Topics range from artificial intelligence, new business models to wellbeing with technology. The X-Health Summit provides a perfect setting for cross-industrial networking.
The OE-A is also involved: on February 1 at 13:00h, OE-A member Holst Centre will provide a masterclass on novel applications for printed electronics in wearables and smart textiles.
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