PRESIDENT DR. STEVEN LEBOEUF TO DISCUSS HOW VALENCELL PERFORMTEK BIOMETRICS ARE FUELING THE EXPLODING WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Raleigh, NC – September 16, 2014 – Valencell, Inc., a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, has been chosen as one of 18 “Showcase Companies” representing North Carolina’s hottest emerging technology businesses at the annual CED Tech Venture Conference on September 16-17th at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Valencell’s President Dr. Steven LeBoeuf will lead a discussion during the “Digital Health Spotlight Sector” on how the Company’s internationally respected biometric technology, Valencell PerformTek, powers wearables with highly accurate, continuous heart rate monitoring during even the most aggressive physical exercise.
Showcase companies are given six minutes to tell their story in front of 600 attendees at a conference that has become a “Who’s Who” of the nation’s technology industry, from the most exciting emerging tech companies to the most influential investors and tech leaders. Dr. LeBoeuf will discuss biometric wearable technology and how this technology is fueling a myriad of new products in various form factors.
There has been an increasing demand for Valencell PerformTek® biometrics, which powers the most accurate wearables for measuring continuous heart rate during exercise. Leading brands including Jabra, Intel and LG, have licensed PerformTek biometrics for integration into their products, which is available in multiple form factors and is used by more product brands than any other biometric technology.
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 sensors are the most accurate wearable biometric sensors that continuously measure 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.