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WWTO September 2014: Brain-sensing with InteraXon's Muse
Thought-controlled computing company, InteraXon have created Muse, a brain fitness device which helps you manage stress, stay calm and stay focused. Muse uses EEG sensors to measure brainwave activity. This month we get a live demo of Muse in action and then sit down with four members of the InteraXon team to discuss neurocomputing, brain health and what it takes to launch a brain wearable from Toronto.
Thursday, Sep 25th
7:00pm - 10:00pm
MaRS Discovery District Centre
101 College Street
Do you have a hardware project in the works but don’t have an industrial designer or manufacturing lead on the team? This hardware workshop with give you the tools to figure out how to design, prototype, line up manufacturing at scale, and bring your product to market. Together with a group of seasoned founders, industry experts and MaRS Commons, we bring you a comprehensive workshop open to a small group of 20. Join in with some like-minded entrepreneurs for a full day of case studies, knowledge sharing and group discussions.
Saturday, Sep 27th
10:00am - 4:00pm
MaRS Discovery District
101 College Street
The fashion industry is changing through innovative ideas and new technologies created by startups. At the Future of Fashion Forum we will have entrepreneurs from Toronto, Montreal and Philadelphia presenting their Retail-Tech, Wearable-Tech and Fashion-Tech based startups. Guests will have a chance to network before / after the presentations and learn about exciting innovative ideas that are shifting the fashion industry. These entrepreneurs will also have a chance to win a 'People's Choice Prize' at the event. We are excited to announce that the Host will be Tom Emrich, founder of notable MeetUp Group: We Are Wearables!
October 7-9, 2014 Bitmaker Labs / Shopify / HangLoose
WEST is a one-day conference exploring the impact of wearable technology on how we create and experience sports and entertainment. We are bringing together top athletes (NBA, MLS), VCs, entrepreneurs, startups, and thought leaders from the technology, sports and entertainment space to discuss how wearables are changing the way we make music, watch movies, train athletes, play sports and more. WWTO members get 15% off early bird tickets using code WWTO2014
Tuesday, Oct 21st
9:00am - 6:00pm
99 Sudbury - The Gallery
SMARTWEEK 2014 explores emerging smart technologies with events hosted at the University of Toronto and MaRS Discovery District. It showcases the brightest minds, inventors and industry leaders that are Innovating The Future of IoT (Internet of Things). Keynote addresses will be delivered by smart tech thought leaders from Cisco, Prodea, Schneider Electric, Samsung, Arrow and IBM. Toronto will host an IoT Industry Day and a two-day Conference. We are also partnering with global IoT community events held in the UK, Germany, Portugal, and cities such as Dubai, Denver, Waterloo and many more!
No longer is technology just sitting on our desks or in our hands. With the eruption of wearables, we are now seeing our bodies adorned with this advancing technology. And we are only on the cusp of this new wave of computing. Join us for this special full-day event focused on wearable technology, its current state, and where this tech is headed hosted by We Are Wearables founder Tom Emrich and Augmented Reality specialist, Dr. Helen Papagiannis.
Thursday, Nov 13th
9:00am - 5:00pm
Glenn Gould Studio
250 Front Street West