From Space Development To Consumer Markets (Wearable USA 2016)

Mr Christian Dalsgaard, Chief Technical Officer
Ohmatex ApS


IDTechEx Show! USA Presentation - Ohmatex ApS*
IDTechEx Show! USA Audio Presentation - Ohmatex ApS*

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Presentation Summary

Christian will expand on the challenges of taking technology developed for astronauts and transforming it to a consumer product. He will introduce NIRS technology integrated in training trousers giving athletes instant feedback during their training with regards to the oxygen levels in their muscle tissue. He will touch upon the conditions for developing a product in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the challenges faced during transformation to consumer markets namely in scaling up and supply chain.

Speaker Biography (Christian Dalsgaard)

Christian Dalsgaard, CTO, founded Ohmatex in 2004. He has considerable expertise in the field of commercializing smart textile development. His knowledge of the field spans over a decade from the very early stages of smart textile research and development. He has degrees in electrical engineering, physics and computer science from the Danish Engineering Academy and the University of Aarhus in Denmark. He has a developed a strong international network of companies who partner with Ohmatex in new products and developments.

Company Profile (Ohmatex ApS)

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As an expert in smart textile technology Ohmatex develops products and solutions for integrating electronics into textile. Ohmatex currently has a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a garment with NIRS (Near Infra-Red) and EMG sensors to monitor leg muscle activity during astronaut training.
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