From smart shoes with integrated step counters to defibrillator vests, the wearable technologies market is booming. The global wearables market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 35% over the next five years, reaching 148 million units shipped annually in 2019, up from 33 million units shipped in 2014.
To capitalize on this rapid growth, smart shoe wearable device manufacturers need to address a wide range of factors that affect the quality, performance and safety of their products. This webinar will offer five tips for ensuring the safety, reliability and compliance of wearable technologies.
This webinar will help you understand the key market trends and compliance issues in designing wearable devices so that you can maintain quality when bringing products to the market, whilst reducing costs and time to market.
Global Sales & Technical Director, Softlines, TÜV SÜD
Ben has over twenty years of experience in engineering, sourcing and production for Fortune 500 apparel manufacturers and in recent years has worked with clients to successfully design and implement testing, inspection and audit programs.
At TÜV SÜD, Ben is responsible for Sales and Technical Support and Key Account Management. He also serves as the Vice Chair of the AAFA Product Safety Council. Ben has Bachelor of Sc. Degree from the United States Coast Guard Academy and an MBA from Baldwin –Wallace University.
Expert Profile: Robert Falco
Global Sales Manager, ENE, TÜV SÜD
Robert has worked for more than a decade in regulatory compliance and served globally diverse corporations including Whirlpool and Honeywell. He earned an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UC Berkeley.
Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Robert spent several years abroad in Europe (Germany) and Asia (Japan). At TÜV SÜD, Robert Falco is part of the global regulatory services team, working primarily with companies headquartered in North America.