New Directions for Wearables

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May 7, 2015

Wearables are changing the face of the mobile market, with some analysts estimating that there will be more than 150 million wearable devices by 2017. What are the newest real-life applications for wearable technology? This webinar will take a look at the latest advances in micro technology that is enabling connectivity to be worn as well as convergence trends that will see wearable technologies used for personal security, people tracking and lone worker solutions.


Kerwin Myers, Sr. Dir. of Product Mgmt. for Apps. & Infrastructure, Numerex
Kerwin Myers is a Senior Technology Executive with extensive product management, product delivery and operations experience. Kerwin has successfully delivered Software and Services to include Managed Security Services, Production Management Services, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Enterprise software and Disaster Recovery for enterprise markets. Kerwin now brings his passion for solving industry/market problems to deliver mobile Personal Emergency Response (mPERS) solutions to market that help ensure the safety of growing Lone Worker and Mobile Workforces.


Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
Andy Castonguay has worked as an analyst, advisor and consultant to the mobile industry for over 15 years. With local experience in Latin America and North America, Andy has worked extensively with service providers, device manufacturers, technology vendors, and financial institutions in both mature and growth markets. Currently, Andy is a Principal Analyst at Machina Research focused on the rapidly evolving M2M ecosystems in the Americas with particular focus on the connected healthcare ecosystem and M2M module devices space. Prior to joining Machina Research, Andy was a Principal Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media with focus on mobile devices, application platforms and M2M solutions. During his tenure at the Yankee Group, Andy was Director of mobile devices research, Director of the North American consumer practice and Program Manager for the Latin American mobile services group.

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