More than 5,000 expected at the Wearable Technology Show in London

A record 5,000 people are expected to descend this week on ExCeL London for the Wearable Technology Show (WTS). Now in its fourth year, the WTS is largest business and consumer event featuring cutting edge technology under one roof. Visitor numbers rocketed by 26% last year to 4,874. This was up on 3,900 in 2015 and 2,200 in 2014.

WTS 2017 will showcase technologies across a multitude of fields including smart home, healthcare, fashion, fitness, performance sports, enterprise and augmented reality. Co-located with show will be IOT Connect, Augmented Reality Show, Smart Home Show and the brand new Digital Healthcare, where visitors can see the future of healthcare and learn about the latest disruptive technology transforming the medical sector.

A few hundred press will also be there to witness the launch of more than 50 products. This includes cutting edge medical and health technology, the new Moverio BT-350 AR glasses from Epson, Navdy’s augmented driving device, the ‘Netflix for workouts’ from MYZONE, the world’s first contactless payment ring, and the world’s first smart racing helmet. Some 250 speakers and 100 exhibitors will come together this year to network and do business.

“2017 is going to be a fascinating year for connected technology, particularly in the health and medical arena, and the Wearable Technology Show will reflect everything that’s at the cutting edge that will help us do our jobs better and live our lives more enjoyably,” said Wearable Technology Show COO John Weir.

“[2017] is going to be another record breaking year for the show in terms of size and content – our conference programme is especially strong this year – and we’re looking forward to seeing everyone when the doors open on Tuesday.”

As one of the Show’s official media partners, we will be there reporting on the weird and wonderful gadgets we might all be using in the near future.

With only a few days to go, it is still not too late to register. The show starts on Tuesday March 7th and finishes the following day.

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