Tag Archives: ANT+ Symposium

My 2018 State of Sports Technology Keynote Video

It’s that time of year again – my annual state of sports technology presentation at the ANT Wireless Symposium.  This year marks the 8th year that I’ve given such a presentation at the event, which includes the vast majority of … Read More Here

My 2017 ANT+ Symposium Keynote Video

Each of the last 7 years I’ve gone to the ANT+ Symposium held in the mountains outside of Calgary.  As always, this annual event caps off the busy sports tech conference season (following Interbike & Eurobike).  But unlike those two … Read More Here

My 2016 ANT+ Symposium Keynote and Session Videos

For the last 6 years I’ve gone to the ANT+ Symposium held in the mountains outside of Calgary.  This annual event caps off the busy sports tech conference season (following Interbike & Eurobike).  Unlike those other two events though, this … Read More Here

Garmin Connect IQ Announces New Features and Apps/Devices

Last week while at the annual ANT+ Symposium, Garmin announced a pile of new features for Connect IQ, and in the process, also lit up a bunch of partner apps and devices.  I had a chance to get a run-through … Read More Here

My 2015 ANT+ Symposium Session & Panel Videos

I’ve been delivering a session at the ANT+ Symposium now for 4 years. Kinda crazy.  While technically the ANT+ Symposium is focused on ANT+, the reality is that almost every major player in the sport technology world is there – … Read More Here

4iiii Dual Sided Power Meter: A Short Test Ride

Last Friday while on the way to the airport from Kananaskis (in the mountains for the ANT+ Symposium) to Calgary I swung by the 4iiii headquarters in Cochrane.  The time I had was rather limited, as I was super time-boxed … Read More Here

A Week of Mountain Workouts in Kananaskis (Canada)

Well that was a busy week.  Phew! I left Paris early Monday morning for the annual ANT+ Symposium, located about 75 minutes outside of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), in the Kananaskis Country area.  Basically, the mountains. The Symposium is where the … Read More Here

Garmin rolls out Connect IQ to Edge series devices, announces new updates

It’s been precisely one year since Connect IQ was unveiled at the ANT+ Symposium.  This morning (at this year’s edition of the conference), Garmin unveiled their next phase of the platform. Since that unveiling last year, Garmin has rolled out four … Read More Here

Heads up: Eurobike & Interbike (and more) soon!

Just a super-quick heads up that next week begins the annual 5-week long sports technology sweep (or sprint) that starts with Eurobike, continues with Interbike, and then rounds out with the ANT+ Symposium.  It’s predictably packed with new products, cool … Read More Here

My 2014 ANT+ Symposium Keynote Presentation

It’s been five years now that I’ve been presenting a keynote session at the ANT+ Symposium.  The annual event each September represents a solid cross section of the sports technology industry, with just about everyone present.  And the crowd isn’t … Read More Here

Garmin announces ability to develop apps on wearables, with Connect IQ

Today, at the ANT+ Symposium in Kananaskis, Canada, Garmin has announced a sweeping change to how 3rd parties can interface with Garmin wearable devices a new platform called Connect IQ.  This will ultimately allow 3rd party developers to write applications … Read More Here

Samsung to add ANT+ to full range of mobile devices, plus a look at the S Health app

ANT+ being added to all recent and new Samsung mobile devices: Probably the single biggest bit of news that came out of the ANT+ Symposium last week was Samsung’s announcement that they’ll be releasing ANT+ to all S4 devices in … Read More Here

My 2013 ANT+ Symposium Keynote Presentation

Last Thursday, for the fourth year in a row I presented to the ANT+ Symposium in Kananaskis, Alberta.  The ANT+ Symposium is the yearly gathering of all the major companies in the sector that make up the ANT+ Alliance, which … Read More Here

A Kananaskis Moose Runaround

As many of you know, Wednesday and Thursday of last week I was in Kananaskis, Alberta (Canada) for the ANT+ Symposium where I delivered my annual keynote session on the state of sports technology.  While you’ll see a handful of … Read More Here

2012 ANT+ Symposium Technology Roundup

You saw my presentation to the ANT+ Symposium yesterday, highlighting my keynote session that I gave last week.  However, I wanted to loop back and highlight some of the things that were delivered to me, rather than me delivering to … Read More Here

My 2012 ANT+ Symposium Presentation

For the third straight year in a row, I’ve presented a keynote session yesterday at the ANT+ Symposium.  In presenting here I’m able to address the vast majority of the sports technology industry, from the big player names you hear … Read More Here

A Kananaskis Mountain Bikearound

The last few days I’ve been up in Kananaskis, Alberta – which is about 90 minutes away from Calgary, into the mountains.  For those wondering where Alberta is, it’s in Canada.  Canada’s that thing that sits between the North Pole … Read More Here

Coolness: Me and Simon Whitfield presenting at ANT+ Symposium

Well, not together at the same time.  Because that’d be awkward – mainly for me.  And probably a little for him. He would talk about Olympic Gold and Silver medals and Olympic opening ceremonies…and I would talk about plastic trophies … Read More Here

Friday Photo of the Day

I had planned to post a Tip of the Day today (though I hadn’t yet decided which of the three different ones I wrote up I’d end up posting).  But then I got some of the official photos back from … Read More Here

A look at Simon Fraser University’s Running Speed/Pace Control System

Two weeks ago while I was up at the ANT+ Symposium outside of Calgary I had a chance to spend some time running around in circles with two guys (Dr. Max Donelan and Mark Snaterse) from Simon Fraser University who … Read More Here

My 2011 ANT+ Symposium Presentation

This Wednesday I presented to over 150 ANT+ Alliance members as part of the annual ANT+ Symposium.  Like last year, my speech is primarily aimed at taking all of your feedback and delivering it back to them.  The folks at … Read More Here