|By Business Wire||
|January 22, 2013 09:18 AM EST||
MC10 today announced that its CEO, David Icke, is speaking at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The Annual Meeting is among the foremost creative forces for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.
MC10 was named a 2013 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer for its groundbreaking conformal electronics platform that empowers people to play a more active role in staying healthy. Mr. Icke is participating in a Beta Zone session titled “Active by Design” on Thursday, January 24. This session will explore how cities and products can be designed to promote healthy and active lifestyles. The “Active by Design” session is moderated by Arianna Huffington president and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, and features participation from Tim Brown, CEO of IDEO, George C. Halvorson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Priya Hiranandani-Vandrevala, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Hirco Group, and Chris Luebkeman, Director for Global Foresight and Innovation at Arup.
MC10’s mission is to extend human capabilities by making high-performance electronics virtually invisible, conformal, and wearable. MC10 literally reshapes traditional electronics into new forms that can stretch bend and flex, and into next-generation products that fundamentally transform how we interact with electronics.
MC10 is currently developing products that can be used both on and inside the body, including sensors that monitor head impact, heart rate, brain activity, muscle function, body temperature and hydration, as well as an entirely new class of intelligent medical devices with embedded sensors for enhanced sensing and therapeutic capabilities.
Mr. Icke will be among the 2,500 participants from more than 100 countries representing business, government, academia and civil society including nearly 50 heads of state or government and more than 1,500 business leaders attending the Annual Meeting. Global business leaders including Facebook, Google, Intel, Medtronic, Microsoft, Qualcomm and Yahoo! Inc.
MC10 extends human capabilities through virtually invisible and conformal electronics. The company reshapes rigid, high performance electronics into human compatible form factors that stretch, bend and twist seamlessly with our bodies and the natural world. MC10 is headquartered in Cambridge, MA. Visit MC10 online at www.mc10inc.com.