Wearable technology has always been dominated by the need for a battery. This has allowed some amazing and power-hungry functionality, but what if we relied on harvested and scavenged power? What is possible when we drop the battery? In this talk, I will look at the constraints, but more importantly the opportunities that until recently were out of the realms of feasibility.
Speaker Biography (Jacob Skinner)
Jacob Skinner is a product development expert, who works with people and technology to create user driven products that offer real value. Especially passionate about wellbeing, health and social impact projects, he works across disciplines to solve technical challenges in wearable technology and the wider IoT space. Alongside Dave Sandbach, he is the driving force behind Thrive Wearables, a global design and development consultancy.
Company Profile (Thrive Wearables Ltd)
Thrive Wearables is the go-to wearables design and development consultancy. We work on projects that add real value to people's lives and have positive impact on the world. The Thrive team invent, innovate and deliver wearable technology from idea to global mass production. We work with agile and innovative companies worldwide to realise their vision for connected, high impact IoT applications.