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MOBILE ASIA EXPO: Cityzen Sciences, connected textile leader, is furthering its development and strengthening its presence internationally

June 12, 2014



Further to the release of its D-ShirtTM Prototype during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and establishing the world premier with the Connected Basket Ball demo during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Cityzen Sciences is pursuing its leadership at events of worldwide magnitude for innovation.

At the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai from the 11th to the 13th of June, being a milestone in the world and in Asia, the French company will be present to enhance its D-Shirt, enriched by new monitoring sensors and bringing it to life with acrobatic basketball players on the GSMA Connected City stand. Within a six-month period, the young French company is furthering its development, sustained by the French BPI and the positive outcome from international flagship accounts.

Since we presented the prototype at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas, we have enjoyed the exposure to the reality of the market and the exchange with professionals, companies and investors. These discussions are encouraging us in our processes and our confidence to go Altius, Ciltius & Fortius as per Mr Pierre de Coubertin. We have all the winning ingredients to make our disruptive innovation a real French Success Story made in France declares Mr Jean-Luc ERRANT, CEO of Cityzen Sciences.

Technologies at the heart of the Connected City:

The know-how of Cityzen Sciences is the integration of sensors inside the garment capable of doing the monitoring (temperature, heart rate, speed, location) due to a unique process in the field of collecting and managing data, of Smart Devices and the Big Data related management.

These technologies are naturally positioned within the connected city promising to improve the everyday life of the individual. If in the smart city cars, buildings, and public transport are connected ; Cityzen Sciences is proposing a true revolution being the one to provide the connected city with a human face : data will be shared by people using their connected clothing and would then be networked to the different services from the city (medical services, transport, security etc.)

An example application will be demonstrated to the public and visualized live and on the big screens of the show; the heart rate of the Crazy Dunkers and PABA players for their street basketball demonstration. Cityzen Sciences will be presenting the potential of these technologies in the field of health as well on the 11th and the 12th of June during the seminars at the heart of mobility : connected health and wellbeing undertaken by McCann during the MAE.

Europe, USA and Asia : a confirmed international expansion

Cityzen Sciences playground is really international with its presence at the worldwide milestone events dealing with innovation. Europe, Asia and North America are markets with high potential for the development of the Smart Sensing technology as well as the transversal service offer proposed by Cityzen Sciences.

For that purpose, Cityzen Sciences is opening subsidiaries in the UK, USA and the Asia continent. A new R&D office has just opened in Japan in line with its collaboration with Nagano University.

An original Business Model in line with the enterprise expectations:

Cityzen Sciences is the world leader for the integration of embarked intelligence in all types of textiles. It is doing so by accompanying the enterprises in the field of sport, health, car industry and other industrial sectors engaged in the challenges of the connected city of tomorrow. The choice to have a brand on one side and the interoperability on the other side are both coming from this vision.

With it B2B2C process, Cityzen Sciences is proposing to revolutionize the enterprise value chain through the integration of their finished products with an innovative technology and a strong added value. Cityzen Sciences is expected to be a source of differentiation and a guarantee of quality for its clients.

The strength of Cityzen Sciences is also its transversal vision of usage and its capability to support its clients in a logic of co-conception and customization. Through an R&D and integrated industrial model, Cityzen Sciences can develop bespoke connected textile products to further its client needs, with the proposition to process the data, with high value added services, through the realization of its subsidiary Cityzen Data.

About Cityzen Sciences & Cityzen Data

Cityzen Sciences is a French company created in 2008, specialized in the design, creation and development of connected textiles. It is the leading member of an industrial textile Smart Sensing project, engaging a consortium of industrial enterprises strongly supported by BPI France.

Cityzen Data ensures the capture and storage of the data produced through a secured and evolving platform for the massive data management emanating from sensors. This expertise is one of the cornerstones of the Smart Sensing project.

Via its unique technological advance in Data capture and Data Management, Cityzen Sciences proposes to revolutionize the value chains of industrial companies with fully integrated solutions comprising innovative sensors, smart devices and the associated management of Big Data.

Press Contacts :

Agence Sport Market - Chrystelle Tchatat

ctchatat@sportmarket.fr, 00 331 80 88 89 09 or 00 33 6 76 28 43 29

Cityzen Sciences / Cityzen Data

Antoine Ormires

aormieres@cityzensciences.fr, 00 33 6 01 78 91 33

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