HWTrek (Hardware Trek) will take a group of inventors of wearables and Internet of Things from around the world on an Asia Innovation Tour on April 8-9, 2014 in Taipei and April 11-12, 2014 in Beijing.

At The Node, the co-working space run by TechNode in Beijing, there will be an event for them and local industry people to meet up on April 12.

Each participating maker will have 3 minutes to present a prototype to the audience consisting of local manufacturers, distributors, investors and media. Local industry pioneers like the chief designer at iHealth Labs will share their insights on connected hardware and China maker scene then.


Saturday, April 12, 2014, 14:00 – 20:00 PM

  • 14:00 – Registration & Welcome reception
  • 14:30 – Opening address
  • 14:40 – Pitches by guest startups (3 min each)
  • 15:10 – Keynote by iHealth
  • 15:30 – Break
  • 15:40 – Keynote by Dominique Tu, VP of Greater China, Kii Corporation
  • 16:00 – Pitches by local hardware startups (3 min each)
  • 16:30 – Networking
  • 18:00 – Reception Party


The Node, Building A9, 751 D-Park, No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

TO ATTEND THE MEETUP, please visit HWTrek and follow the steps — The deadline for application is April 10. For more information about the meetup, please visit here or e-mail at tracey@technode.com if you have any questions.

Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com

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