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BeBop Sensors gets IDTechEx Wearable USA 2018 Award

Nov '18
Courtesy: Thomas PR/BeBop
Courtesy: Thomas PR/BeBop
BeBop Sensors has been honoured with the IDTechEx Wearable USA 2018 Award – Best New Material Award for BeBop Sensors wearable fabric sensor technology. With over two million units shipped, BeBop’s fabric sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, bend, twist, and presence across any size, resolution, and geometry to make things “knowable.”

BeBop Sensors uses smart fabrics to create elegant sensor solutions for OEMs. BeBop Sensors’ customers use BeBop for a wide variety of applications, including wearable, industrial, human factors, sports, automotive, medical, military, outdoor wear, virtual reality, gaming, and musical instruments.

“BeBop Sensors is solving real problems and creating numerous opportunities for its OEM customers,” said Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx. “On behalf of the independent judges and IDTechEx, I congratulate BeBop Sensors for successfully shipping millions of fabric based sensors into a variety of wearable applications.” BeBop Sensors was presented with the Wearable USA 2018 Award during IDTechEx.

Wearable USA Awards Given for Most Useful and/or Innovative Wearable Technology Devices

The Wearable USA Awards recognise company developments and successes that the judges believe are the most useful and/or innovative wearable technology devices. The awards are presented at Wearable USA, a series of synergistic events on printed electronics, wearables, sensors, IoT, 3D printing, graphene, 2D materials, energy storage, and electric vehicles. All these value chains are brought together creating a dynamic marketplace geared towards enabling technologies that will shape the future of wearable devices.

“We are honoured to win the Wearable USA 2018 Award for BeBop Sensors’ innovative never-before-seen sensor technologies,” said Keith McMillen, founder and CEO, BeBop Sensors. “Our sensors are being deployed into all kinds of wearables, from biofeedback gloves that can accurately tell pressure points to study how repetitious work impacts certain muscles to prevent carpal tunnel, to sports gear, such as helmets and shoulder pads that optimise sports performance and protect athletes from injuries, and much more.” (SV)

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