Raleigh, NC – November 4, 2014 – Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, today announced that its president and co-founder Dr. Steven LeBoeuf has been chosen to present at the 2014 Sports Performance & Tech Innovation Summit in Manchester, UK on November 5-6 at the Emirates Old Trafford.
Dr. LeBoeuf joins a distinguished group of featured speakers to discuss how companies and individuals are using data to create new products, track progress and innovate. His presentation on the first day of the summit,Hearables – The Future of Wearables, will address why ear buds are an ideal form factor and what makes the ear a stepping-stone for greater advancements in hearables for voice applications and sophisticated headsets.
Additionally, Dr. LeBoeuf will serve as the Chairperson and moderate the panel Innovation in Next Generation Wearables on the second day of the summit. The panel will address the state of user adoption of wearables in sports for non-professionals, including what has worked, what has failed, and why.
The Sports Performance & Tech Summit brings together acclaimed speakers and attendees for deep insight into how the sports industry is being shaped by technology and digital innovation. For more information, visithttp://theinnovationenterprise.com/summits/sports-performance-tech-summit-2014.
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Valencell develops performance biometric data sensors and licenses its patent-protected technology to consumer electronics manufacturers, mobile device and accessory makers, sports and fitness brands and gaming companies for integration into their products. Valencell’s PerformTek-powered sensor technology is the most accurate wearable biometric sensor technology for continuously measuring heart rate and activity. Valencell has invested years into research and development of its PerformTek sensors, which have been validated by the Duke Center for Living, North Carolina State University, the Human Performance Laboratory and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.