#VDTech: 7 start-up vaudoises au plus grand salon des nouvelles technologies d'Asie

La Suisse et le Canton de Vaud seront bien représentés au salon de l'électronique CES ASIA, qui se tiendra à Shanghai du 11 au 13 juin 2019 (article en anglais).

Organized by swissnex China in partnership with Presence Switzerland and institutional partners, among which Innovaud, the #SwissTech Pavilion will serve as a testament to Switzerland’s leading position as a center of technology and innovation.

22 Swiss companies, among which 7 are from the Canton of Vaud, will showcase their innovation.

CES ASIA, the largest consumer electronics show in Asia with over 46,000 visitors and 500 exhibiting companies will be held from 11 to 13 June 2019 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). #SwissTech Pavilion at CES ASIA 2019 follows up on its 2018 success, where a total of 4 innovation awards were claimed by the 7 participating startups. Joined this year by 22 leading Swiss startups in the fields of drone technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, IoT and beyond, the pavilion is certainly poised to take recognition of Swiss excellence in tech and innovation to the next level.

The 3-day participation of the Swiss startup team at CES ASIA will also feature a pitching night and networking reception on June 12 with prospective investors and industry experts, providing the startups with the unique opportunity to connect with a network of potential local partners to facilitate their market entry ambitions in the world’s fastest growing innovation market.

“CES has been very good for us because we have been working on our China strategy and we have been able to put the product in the hands of a lot of potential partners and, surprisingly, investors,” said Gauthier Dubruel, Business Director Ubisim and participant of CES ASIA 2018 Swiss Pavilion. “We are grateful not only for the invitation of swissnex to join CES but also for the activities on the side which have allowed us to connect with others from the startup ecosystem, such as investors and other startups.”

The 300 squared meters #SwissTech Pavilion is primely located within the Startup Park, where the budding startups’ market-ready innovations for tomorrow will be prominently displayed for potential clients, partners and investors. A stage lies at the heart of the pavilion, where the products will be showcased every day along with pitch decks from the startups.

CES ASIA 2019 #SwissTech Pavilion is organized by swissnex China, and supported by EPFL, ETH Zurich, Greater Zurich Area, Innovaud, Presence Switzerland, Swisscom, Switzerland Innovation and venturelab.

The 7 Vaud startups at a glance

ActLight (IoT)

ActLight developed a disruptive technology in the field of light sensors. The patented, CMOS based Dynamic PhotoDiode substantially improves the efficiency and accuracy of various light sensing applications, like depth sensing for user detection and face recognition in smartphones, Vital Signs Monitoring in wearables, 3D cameras and more.

AVAtronics (IoT)

AVAtronics has developed a breakthrough, high performance, wideband Digital Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) technology that minimizes unwanted/disruptive audio noise for applications in phones, conferencing units, smart TVs, smart speakers, headphones, hearing aid, automotive and more.

be.care (Health & Sports)

be.care’s inCORPUS app is a unique non-invasive methodology evaluating the user's health status and proposing remediations. It relies on heart rate variability as starting point to assess the health status. The team is comprised of world-renowned experts that have been conducting research on elite athletes for 20 years.

Deep Cube (AI)

Artificial intelligence technologies for healthcare diagnosis in real time. AI for oncology, biology, neurosciences and ophthalmology. Embedded AI for med tech imaging devices using AI models on chips for real time diagnosis. New PaaS Cloud platform answers the need for collective intelligence in medical diagnosis and provides AI education for doctors.

Flybotix (Drones & Robotics)

Drones adoption for industrial inspection has started, but flight time is still a strong limitation. Flybotix technology aims to double the flight time of compact drones. The technology allows to build a 350mm, dual rotor, collision tolerant drone without any servo motors. The technology is usable in virtually any drone application.

Rovenso (Drones & Robotics)

Rovenso develops agile robots that perform security and safety monitoring of industrial sites. They patrol fully autonomously in and around buildings, detecting intrusions, thefts and safety anomalies that can cause fires or liquid and gas leaks. Rovenso is a Swiss startup of EPFL, based in Switzerland with offices in Shenzhen.

Tombooks (Music)

Tomplay interactive scores allow musicians to play along with an orchestra. Controlling the tempo of the music, looping selected passages and recording yourself makes music learning a unique and exciting experience. With 12’000 scores available, it is used by more than 400,000 musicians in 50 countries.