CES, is a yearly event that is considered by many to be the proving grounds for new and upcoming technologies. In the past, it has drawn more than 170,000 visitors with a vested interest in emerging technology coupled with over 4,000 up-and-coming tech firms. This year, the University of Southampton’s accelerator, Future Worlds, will return for a sixth consecutive year to showcase a number of on-campus developed innovations.
Eight entrepreneurs from the university will exhibit at the expo, each presenting novel spins on existing technologies. In terms of sector, they range from AI, fitness, wearables, quantum computing, sports technology to sustainability.
Currently, the University’s chosen startups are as follows:
Among the startups, Neuroscientist Devon Lewis will exhibit new smart clothing that oversees and improves muscle control, leading to enhanced sports performance and injury recovery.
“Conventional approaches usually seek to identify and improve specific biological issues, but we can use electrical stimulation to bypass these issues and treat everything from minor tremors to complete paralysis without drugs or invasive surgery,” he said.
Director of Future Worlds, Ben Clark adds that: “We are very excited as Southampton steps up as the only university representing the UK at CES for a sixth consecutive year. The startups we have selected to exhibit are inspirational future leaders in their field, destined to make huge change in the world of AI and quantum. More startups than ever before are exhibiting with Future Worlds at this year’s CES, reflecting the immeasurable vision, talent and determination to push through the pandemic to help create a more sustainable, connected and healthy world to come.”
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“Conventional approaches usually seek to identify and improve specific biological issues, but we can use electrical stimulation to bypass these issues and treat everything from minor tremors to complete paralysis without drugs or invasive surgery”