​Qualcomm wearables chief to speak at October Wareable event

Qualcomm and Montblanc to talk the future of smartwatches
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The head of wearables at Qualcomm is set to speak at the next Wareable event – on the future of smartwatches.

Pankaj Kedia is heading over from San Diego to speak and the forthcoming Wearables London event, which will be on 26 October at Techspace in Shoreditch.

The topic of the event will be the evolution of smartwatches, beyond what we see today.

​Qualcomm wearables chief to speak at October Wareable event

Panel discussion at the September Wearables London event

Qualcomm recently announced the W5 chip, its next-generation wearable processor. While the W5+ replaces the 4100+ for Wear OS devices, the low-power W5 is designed to power more diverse wearables, from pet trackers to watches for seniors, and devices for enterprise.

It’s a vision of how wearables will change from the consumer, do-everything computers on the wrist we have today.

Pankaj will share that vision at the Wearables London event.

Joining him will be Felix Obschonka, Category Director of New Technologies at Montblanc.

​Qualcomm wearables chief to speak at October Wareable event

For the last 8 years, Felix has been responsible for the Wearables division within Montblanc. Shaping the evolution of their Summit smart timepieces, Felix has recently overseen the global launch of the Summit 3.

Felix will be talking about marrying the traditions of watchmaking with smartwatches, which will be a fascinating insight for anyone that works in traditional industries, including fashion.

The event will also feature a panel discussion, with Pankaj, Felix, and Wareable founder James Stables – and will take questions from the audience. And there will be plenty of time for networking, too.

You can sign up for a free ticket via Eventbrite.

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James is the co-founder of Wareable, and he has been a technology journalist for 15 years.

He started his career at Future Publishing, James became the features editor of T3 Magazine and T3.com and was a regular contributor to TechRadar – before leaving Future Publishing to found Wareable in 2014.

James has been at the helm of Wareable since 2014 and has become one of the leading experts in wearable technologies globally. He has reviewed, tested, and covered pretty much every wearable on the market, and is passionate about the evolving industry, and wearables helping people achieve healthier and happier lives.

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