techUK sponsors UK start-ups in the GREAT Britain & Northern Ireland Pavilion, Eureka Park, CES 2019

 

The GREAT Britain and Northern Ireland Pavilion is organised by Tradefair on behalf of techUK, the trade association for the UK technology industry and in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT).  The participating UK companies will bring cutting-edge tech from the UK from artificial intelligence, vehicle tech, wearables, wireless devices, IoT to smart homes and smart cities.  See full details below*

 “techUK is delighted to be supporting UK-based tech companies for a second year. It’s always been important that the UK’s tech companies have access to overseas markets, even more so today given the plans for the UK to leave the European Union.” said Paul Hide, Director of Membership and Marketing, techUK. “The businesses featured in the pavilion have been supported by the Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP), a DIT initiative which provides export support and enables companies to exhibit at events that would otherwise be out of reach,” concluded Hide. 

CES 2019 is the world’s largest and most influential technology event will showcase life-changing technology across every major industry, featuring 4,500 exhibitors from 155 countries across 2.75 million net square feet of exhibit space. CES provides access to the very latest transformative tech, such as 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart home, smart cities, sports tech, machine learning and more. 
*UK companies Particpating in the GREAT Britain and Northern Ireland Pavilion
3D Technologies will officially launch Moasure ONE, the world’s first motion-based measuring tool. Built using the accelerometers, gyros and magnetometers Moasure ONE can accurately measure volume, area, circumference, height, angle, level and more by simply moving from one point to another. 

APPTION LABS LIMITED is an innovative technology start-up dedicated to developing smarter consumer products connected to the Internet and controlled by mobile devices. By pushing the envelope in hardware and software design, we are a company focused on leveraging cutting-edge technology to solve every day consumer problems with smarter products. Taking cues from our own lifestyle problems, we are not building gadgets, but complete solutions that you want and need to use every day. Apption Labs is poised to lead this space by offering unique products with real world applications. We believe true innovation does not come without substantial risks and challenges; and our mission, as a company, is to face those obstacles head-on, and deliver first-to-market products engineered with laser focus.

ARROE Limited Develops technology that allows people to harness and store energy on an individual level to charge personal devices, wearables and smart clothing. Our first product is an app-controlled power management system for personal devices. Based in London, ARROE was founded in 2016 by Eoin Cooney and Romain Pascal who previously worked together on the smart luggage brand SLAINT. After successfully bringing multiple products to market they realised that the technology required to make the perfect product didn't exist yet. So, they decided to make their own and ARROE was born to develop technology that allows people to harness and store energy on an individual level to charge personal devices, wearables and smart clothing.

Barisieur is a premium coffee brewing alarm that wakes you up to the day with the smell of freshly brewed coffee.

doppel applies research in psychology and neuroscience to create technology that changes how we feel. Their first product is a wristband shown to reduce stress. It works by creating a silent vibration on the inside of your wrist which feels like the ‘lub-dub’ of a heartbeat. doppel's natural, psychological effect works in a similar way to music - slower rhythms are calming, and faster rhythms help you feel focused. Results showing its natural calming effect have been published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Scientific Reports.

Imont delivers highly scalable, distributed IoT software for the smart industry.  Our software connects devices from different manufacturers, using many protocols and allows these to be coordinated locally and remotely without reliance on expensive cloud services.  The software allows companies to bring custom solutions to market rapidly and at significant scale. 

Security is key to the Imont proposition and built in resilience and low latency response makes it ideally suited to applications where reliability is desired.  Our cloud-less, hub-less solution removes cost barriers to entry in the market and delivers a truly distributed edge-compute framework for IoT. Imont is a complete smart home platform that doesn’t need a central cloud or dedicated hub to operate. Imont’s SDK can sit on any connected device and allows remote access and voice control. Our software detects & works with any open connected products operating on the home WiFi network.

Impressive Applications has developed Wi Energie™, the World's first truly Next Generation Wireless Power & Data technology for Smart Cities, Portable Consumer Electronics and IoT industry. 

Kokoon Technology is a digital health company using intelligent audio to help people relax and sleep easier. We will be launching our first device the Kokoon Relax headphone; helping people relax and fall asleep easier whatever's going on. 

Latent Logic is a spin-out from the University of Oxford. We enable the safe, scalable, virtual testing of autonomous vehicles. Understanding the behaviour of other road users is the biggest challenge for a self-driving car, and can only be tested safely in simulation, not on real roads. We use state-of-the-art deep learning to build “virtual humans” for these simulated test environments. What’s unique about our technology is the realism of our virtual drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. We capture the subtleties and variety of human behaviour, like safe or aggressive driving, through applying Computer Vision and Imitation Learning to traffic videos.

Lightfoot will be announcing their move into the consumer market. Described as the ‘Fitbit for cars’, Lightfoot’s in-car technology enables drivers to monetise their everyday good driving with prizes, discounts and rewards. Lightfoot drivers unlock over 100 exclusive discounts on insurance, dining, retail, and holidays. To give their better driving even greater value, drivers can enter leagues and competitions to win prizes and weekly cash giveaways. Drivers can even activate Lightfoot’s real-time, in-cab feedback to help them achieve ‘Elite Driver’ standard. This unique functionality uses F1-style analytics to guide drivers into their engine’s ‘sweet spot’, reducing fuel costs and emissions by as much as 20% and at-fault accidents by 40%.

Mous we make extremely protective, functional yet stylish phone cases for iPhone and Samsung phones. At $2.4 million, we hold the world record for the largest phone accessory crowdfunding campaign in history. At 70,000 backers, our campaign also holds Indiegogo’s record of most backers ever on a single campaign, and for this we won Crowdfunded Campaign of the Year 2017. In 2018, we came in number 3 at the Startups 100 Awards and won the 2018 Telegraph Trade Awards for Best Entrant into New International Markets. 

Pigzbe is a London-based FinTech company that enables micro-financing for families worldwide by giving parents and children access to products and services that accelerate financial literacy. We are a team of award-winning designers, thinkers, and makers who have delivered products and services to millions of people for brands like Apple, Google, NASA, Primo, and Kano. We know the world is changing and our mission is to give families the tools to help children become financially knowledgeable, confident, and independent. At CES we are planning to announce the launch of our product on Kickstarter.

Planet Computers is passionate about typing, writing, being productive and creating content on the go. The company re-invented the palm-sized keyboard mobile device that will benefit many, who are missing a workable keyboard on the move. From bloggers and creatives that need to constantly write, to professionals who need to read and write e-mail, create and edit documents and spreadsheets.  Planet's first product Gemini raised more than $2 million on crowdfunding site Indiegogo and our new flagship product Cosmo Communicator reached its crowdfunding goal in three hours.  

Quick Energy has designed a one-time-use recyclable battery pack for mobile phones and other gadgets. The Quick-E was created with the goal of removing every hassle when powering portable electronic devices. Quick-E reinvents the way people recharge their devices with its unique sharing concept. As a result, we have eliminated the inconvenience of having a dead battery, all while being more environmentally friendly.

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For more information please contact: Madalene Whitson, Summerhouse PR,  Madalene@summerhousepr.co.uk

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. 900 companies are members of techUK. Their members employ nearly half of all ICT sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of techUK’s members are small and medium sized businesses. www.techuk.org

The Department for International Trade is responsible for promoting British trade across the world and ensuring the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us. Our Exporting is GREAT campaign aims to inspire and support UK companies to export overseas and through our online trade hub www.great.gov.uk provides free tools, advice and support for new, occasional or frequent exporters. The find a buyer service enables businesses to become part of a new searchable directory of UK exporters which government will use to match their products and services with worldwide demand. Businesses can also access the best e-commerce opportunities via preferential deals with the world’s largest online marketplaces and review live export opportunities.

Tradefair has been managing an extensive programme of supported overseas exhibitions in partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT) and techUK for over 30 years. Our focus is on those events which have proven to be the most successful in generating quality international business for the UK tech sector.  http://www.tradefair.co.uk/
 

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