BeBop Sensors announced that it has won the IDTechEx Wearable USA 2018 Awards – Best New Material Award for BeBop Sensors wearable fabric sensor technology. With over 2 million units shipped, BeBop’s fabric sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, bend, twist, and presence across any size, resolution, and geometry to make things “knowable.” BeBop Sensors’ customers use BeBop for a wide variety of applications, including wearable, industrial, human factors, sports, automotive, medical, military, outdoor wear, virtual reality, gaming, musical instruments, and much more.
“BeBop Sensors is solving real problems and creating numerous opportunities for its OEM customers,” said Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx. “On behalf of the independent judges and IDTechEx, I congratulate BeBop Sensors for successfully shipping millions of fabric based sensors into a variety of wearable applications.” BeBop Sensors was presented with the Wearable USA 2018 Award on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at a ceremony held at the Santa Clara Convention Center Exhibition Hall during IDTechEx.
The Wearable USA Awards recognize company developments and successes that the judges believe are the most useful and/or innovative wearable technology devices. The awards are presented at Wearable USA, a series of synergistic events on printed electronics, wearables, sensors, IoT, 3D printing, graphene, 2D materials, energy storage, and electric vehicles. All these value chains are brought together creating a dynamic marketplace geared towards enabling technologies that will shape the future of wearable devices.
“We are honored to win the Wearable USA 2018 Award for BeBop Sensors’ innovative never-before-seen sensor technologies,” said Keith McMillen, Founder and CEO, BeBop Sensors. “Our sensors are being deployed into all kinds of wearables, from biofeedback gloves that can accurately tell pressure points to study how repetitious work impacts certain muscles to prevent carpal tunnel, to sports gear, such as helmets and shoulder pads that optimize sports performance and protect athletes from injuries, and much more.”