Photos: Health and fitness wearables dominated Wearable Tech Expo

Qualcomm Toq

Rob Chandhok, senior vice president of Qualcomm Technologies, displays the Qualcomm Toq Android smartwatch on his wrist. The device uses MEMS technology for a low-powered touch display to increase battery life, with five days the average he gets on his device.

He spoke at a session at the Wearable Tech Expo, and said that companies working together in partnerships will help advance the technology more quickly. "As you build your platform, think about not only how this will scale into your own platform, but the ecosystems of partners to build a bigger and broader ecosystem."

By Teena Maddox

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