Platformization Boosts The Next Generation Of Wearables (Wearable Europe 2018)

Mr Terho Lahtinen, Senior Manager, Future Concepts
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Presentation Summary

In 2017, many wearables brands saw declining sales and some companies exited the market completely. At the same time, the general interest in measuring and technology is higher than ever. What's behind this gap and how technology platforms, ecosystems and open innovation will help to bridge the gap. Case: Movesense.

Speaker Biography (Terho Lahtinen)

Terho Lahtinen has over 25 years of experience of sports wearables as an athlete and, since 2000, in various product and business related roles at Suunto including new product concepting, consumer experience and insights collection. Currently in Suunto Emerging Business Team, he is driving Movesense, an open development platform for motion sensing solutions.

Company Profile (Suunto)

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Suunto is a Finnish manufacturer of world renowned sports watches, dive computers and precision instruments for the toughest conditions. Its new initiative, Movesense, is an open development environment for motion tracking and other sensor solutions and applications for and beyond sports. It makes the company's expertise available to all partners.
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