Wearable Technologies Conference 2015: Innovation World Cup
Toshiba to Showcase Full Portfolio of Solutions for Wearable Technology
Demonstrations combine technologies for a low-power, wearable future
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Düsseldorf, 23rd January 2015 –Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) will be showcasing technologies from across its wide range of standard and custom semiconductor solutions at the Wearable Technologies Conference 2015, held 2nd and 3rd February at the International Congress Centre in Munich.
The company will be showcasing its ultra-small solutions for a wide range of wearable applications including sensors and application processors, wireless charging, Bluetooth communication (including low energy), fast data transfer using TransferJet, as well as memory and LED devices.
Demonstrations featuring various application processors from Toshiba’s ApPLiteTM range that support secure communication and provide timely processing of text, sound, image and sensor data. In combination with recent advances in big data, these application processors make it easier to develop services that provide users with greater value and convenience.
The ability of Toshiba’s TZ1001 ApPLite processor to combine data from its internal accelerometer with external gyroscope and magnetometer data and then send it using its integrated BLE solution will be demonstrated.
In addition to the application processors, Toshiba’s latest Bluetooth® 4.0 / 4.1 devices will be demonstrated, including its recently announced Bluetooth – NFC-Tag combo IC that enables effortless “click and connect” pairing.
Wireless charging demonstrations will also feature prominently on the booth, with a number of Toshiba’s Qi-compliant position-free wireless chipsets being exhibited along with a number of module-on-module devices that combine functionalities in ultra-small systems.
* ApPLiteTM is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation.
*Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Toshiba uses them under license.
* All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.
About Toshiba Electronics Europe
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) is the European electronic components business of Toshiba Corporation, which is ranked among the world’s largest semiconductor vendors. TEE offers one of the industry’s broadest IC and discrete product lines including high-end memory, microcontrollers, ASICs and ASSPs for automotive, multimedia, industrial, telecoms and networking applications. The company also has a wide range of power semiconductor solutions as well as storage products including HDDs, SSDs, SD Cards and USB sticks.
TEE was formed in 1973 in Neuss, Germany, providing design, manufacturing, marketing and sales and now has headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, with branch offices in France, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. TEE employs approximately 300 people in Europe. Company president is Mr. Takashi Nagasawa.
For more company information visit TEE’s web site at www.toshiba.semicon-storage.com
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation”, and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).
To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm