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Digital Health and Fitness Tech Takes Center Stage at CE Week 2014

From heart-rate monitors worn on the wrist to handheld devices measuring fat percentage and muscle quality, the latest in digital health and sports and fitness technology will be on display at the upcoming CE Week 2014. Known as the CE industry’s top annual mid-year event, CE Week brings together media, analysts and technology thought leaders for product debuts, a robust conference program and networking events all focused on innovative technology. CE Week 2014 is scheduled June 23-27 in New York City, with the CE Week Exhibits and Conference Program scheduled June 25-26 at the Metropolitan Pavilion/Altman Building.

Companies participating in CE Week 2014 with a focus on digital health, fitness and wearable tech include Goqii, Hexoskin, PulseOn, Qardio, Skulpt, Healbe by GoBe and Withings. For a complete list of CE Week 2014 exhibitors, visit http://www.ceweekny.com/current-exhibitors.

“We are proud to take part in our first CE Week and launch our groundbreaking wearable product in the US,” said Tero Mennander, CEO, PulseOn. “PulseOn brings you a combination of comfort and stylish design like you’ve never seen before, to make heart rate monitoring easier than ever. Our small and stylish wrist device measures your heart rate reliably and accurately from your wrist, without the need for a chest belt.”

The digital health and fitness category continues to soar, driving growth in the overall consumer technology market. In fact, research from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® found that more than 40 million personal health and wellness products were expected to sell in 2013, with that number expected to increase to more than 70 million by 2018. According to CEA, product sales and software and service revenues will see the largest growth, generating more than $3.3 billion in revenue in 2013 and more than $8 billion by 2018.

"We’re excited to return to CE Week in New York,” said Marco Peluso, CEO, Qardio. “Qardio makes healthcare smarter and we’re looking forward to showing how blood pressure and heart monitoring can be made reliable and yet easy to use."

In addition to exhibits, the CE Week Conference Program will focus on trends in digital health and fitness with sessions including:

  • Battle of the Bands – Scheduled for 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 25, this competition, produced by Living in Digital Times, will feature the top fitness bands which will go head-to-head to see who the audience crowns the best of show.
  • Digital Health: What’s the Prognosis? – Scheduled for 12:45 p.m., Thursday, June 26, this session will discuss the latest trends and innovation in the digital health and wellness market.

For more information on exhibitors or conference sessions, or to register for CE Week 2014, visit CEWeekNY.com. Follow CE Week 2014 on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter and use the official CE Week hashtag, #CEWeek.

About CE Week:

CE Week is the consumer electronics (CE) industry’s official weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year meeting, conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week’s largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is organized in association with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® by Martin Porter & Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator and the Technology Tell Network.

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