Technology Gets Personal at FITC Wearables

Last week the prolific Toronto-based tech event organizer FITC hosted a daylong summit on wearable technology. Given Toronto has established itself as one of the hotter nodes in North America for churning out high-profile hardware projects, and the local clustering of wearable-related startups like InterAxon, Thalmic Labs, and Bionym, the venture sought to capitalize on local know-how and entrepreneurial acumen. With a lineup bookended by ‘the father of wearable computing’ Steve Mann and Social Body Lab founder Kate Hartman, the invited speakers offered  a range of opinions on ‘what’s next for wearables?’ for an audience of curious developers.

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