The Health and Fitness Division strives to raise awareness of how consumer technologies can help improve health and fitness.
This session is open to all members of the Consumer Technology Association.
See what all the excitement is about– test drive virtual reality technology from CTA member companies!
Learn about virtual reality technology, its components, how it works, what the future may hold, and what opportunities might exist for growth-stimulating industry collaborations.
Hear the results of a spring 2017 CTA market research study on virtual reality.
What is the current state of VR and gaming and what’s next for the consumer VR gaming market? What are on the minds of VR hardware manufacturers and game developers? This panel will discuss the current state and future of VR gaming.
Ravi Kuppuraj, CEO of Philips Connected Sensing & Wearable Venture, will talk about wearable biosensors, the next revolution in healthcare.
As consumer technology and wearable devices generate more and more data from tracking various aspects of our lives, the question is being raised about how this data can be used to improve overall health and wellness. This session will explore how specifically sleep data can be enhanced to increase usability while simultaneously empowering both consumers and clinicians to improve overall wellness.
As mobile/wearable technology advances, consumer devices have the opportunity to contribute to health promotion by providing physical activity intensity measures, in support of worldwide guidelines. This session will explore current and future guidelines for physical activity and mHealth approaches for measuring and reporting physical activity and fitness to consumers. It will also explore what the consumer technology industry can do to support these efforts, including opportunities/needs for additional industry standards.
CTA's Consumer Electronics Networking Committee produces standards and recommended practices regarding communications between, to, or from consumer technology equipment.
Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join the discussion.
Join us for a reception and a movie at the Dolby Cinema and Dolby Headquarters, sponsored by Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
Open to all Forum attendees.
The TV Manufacturers Caucus develops Consumer Technology Association policy positions on regulatory issues affecting TV receivers.
Open to invited guests only.
CTA’s AR/VR Working Group brings leaders in the consumer technology industry together to strategize on how best to grow the augmented/mixed/virtual reality category.
This meeting is open to all CTA members.
The Television Data Systems Subcommittee develops standards and guidelines for the delivery and preservation of closed captions and certain other data delivered to the consumer via television signals.
The DTV Interface Subcommittee develops standards and guidelines for RF, analog and digital interfaces that facilitate connectivity and interoperability between TV receivers and other consumer devices.
*NOTE: The R4.8 meeting will start following the conclusion of the R4.3 meeting, which is scheduled for the same room at 9:00 AM.
Monitoring physical activity, like steps, heartbeats, and calories burned, is exploding. All kinds of devices use all kinds of methods to let consumers monitor their activity. The Physical Activity Monitoring Working Group aims to give consumers confidence that the data they're getting from their devices is accurate and consistent from device to device.
Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.
Dr. Brennan Spiegel, Director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai Health System, will talk about virtual reality relative to medical applications, lessons learned using the technology for hospitalized patients, applications for opioid treatment, and more.
The Video Systems Committee develops interface, interoperability, measurement and functionality standards and bulletins for television video technologies and fosters communication within the television engineering community of related activities and regulatory issues.
There are more and more consumer products on the market that help people monitor the quality and duration of their sleep. Different devices can use different methods to do this. The Sleep Monitors Working Group aims to give consumers confidence that the data they're getting from their devices is reliable and useful.
This meeting is open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.
Content is king. How do you get the keys to the kingdom? This panel will discuss the current state of VR and what the future holds, from the content creators’ perspectives.
Open to all Forum attendees.
Content is nothing without hardware. What are the latest developments in VR hardware designs? What’s in the pipeline, and what will the future be like? This panel will offer the hardware makers’ perspectives.
Open to all Forum attendees.
The Health & Fitness Technology Subcommittee develops standards, recommended practices, and related documentation for consumer health and fitness technology, including fixed, portable and wearable health and fitness devices.
Virtual, augmented and mixed reality are exciting new mediums for experiences, content, and hardware. This panel will explain the differences between the three, and discuss typical use cases for each.
Marriott Marquis - Second Floor
CTA's Standards Council oversees the activities of CTA's standards committees. Its members consist of the chairs of CTA's standards committees and subcommittees, plus a few at large members. Sorry, its meetings are open only to SC members and invited guests. The rest of you may enjoy your breakfast.
The Future Standards Working Group is exploring technologies that are coming down the pike and what standards might be needed to accelerate their growth.
Attend the inaugural meeting of this working group that will create definitions and performance standards for consumer stress monitoring technologies.
The Portable, Handheld and In-Vehicle Electronics Committee develops standards, bulletins and other technical documents that address portable and handheld consumer electronics products, and consumer electronics products used in private and commercial vehicles, boats and aircraft.
David Bruemmer, CTO of 5D Robotics will discuss robotics and autonomous navigation.
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