The Journey From 1 Million To 1 Billion (Wearable Europe 2017)

Ms Nadia Kang, Chief Marketing Officer
AiQ Smart Clothing Inc.


Europe 2017 Presentation - AiQ Smart Clothing Inc.*

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Presentation Summary

2016 is the first year when global smart clothes shipments breached the 1 million unit mark. We can pause a second and celebrate but the real goal is to take the industry to 1 billion units per year. How will this happen and what's AiQ's vision towards making this happen.

Speaker Biography (Nadia Kang)

Nadia Kang is considered one of the pioneers in commercializing e-textiles and smart clothing. She has over 3 decades of experience in the industry including stints at R. H. Macy and Tah Tong Textiles where she managed the functional textile department. She joined Texray in 2009 and led the marketing efforts of its smart clothing initiative by using patented stainless yarn technology in garments for everyday wear. After a 3 year incubation period, this initiative was spun out as AiQ Smart Clothing Inc. in 2012, where she continues to serve as CMO. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Masters in Business Administration

Company Profile (AiQ Smart Clothing)

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AiQ Smart Clothing Inc. is considered a pioneer and a thought leader in the Smart Clothes industry. By taking a distinctly unique architectural approach, AiQ is working to accelerate the development of a wide variety of smart clothes focused at different slices of human life - work, play, entertain and stay healthy. AiQ's Smart Clothing Platform combines the latest technologies in compute, communications, sensors and actuators, with its patented interconnect technology, to develop and enable others to develop, a diverse set of next generation applications and use cases for smart clothes. AiQ's innovations are backed by over two hundred patents. AiQ believes that clothes are the universal wearables and making them smarter is a natural progression in leveraging the power of technology to enrich everyday experiences.
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