Raleigh, NC – September 30, 2014 – Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor technology, today announced that the Company’s President Dr. Steven LeBoeuf will judge the 2014 University of Southern California (USC) Center for Body Computing Conference SLAM Event.
The USC CBC SLAM competition will challenge the greatest minds across multiple disciplines to discover new ways to harness the power of music to advance human performance and understand personal health.
LeBoeuf will join an expert panel of four judges for the USC CBC SLAM which includes event co-sponsor Skullcandy CEO, Hoby Darling, Creative Digital Strategist for JASH Comedy Ty Braswell, and Fast Company Senior Editor Ariel Schwartz. The judging panel will help select the winner from a total of four finalists who will present live at the event. The winner will be announced and asked to present their concept on October 3 during the USC CBC Conference by USC CBC founder and cardiologist, Leslie Saxon, M.D.
As the President of Valencell, Dr. Steven LeBoeuf has led the development of the patented Valencell PerformTek biometric sensor technology, the only sensor to take advantage of the unique physiology of the ear – where users can capture the most accurate and comprehensive health and fitness metrics.
The annual USC Body Computing Conference is designed for those seeking modern healthcare solutions and has been rated the premier conference in the digital health sector. It is a one-day event filled with dynamic demonstrations, interdisciplinary content, international experts and valuable connections. For more information, visit http://uscbodycomputing.org/.
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.