Myant named to CIX List of Canada’s Most Innovative Companies
September 06, 2018
Myant Inc., a recognized leader in the design, development, and production of Textile Computing products, is proud to be named one of the CIX (Canadian Innovation Exchange) Top 20 Most Innovative Canadian Technology Companies for 2018.
Myant’s SKIIN Textile Computing platform integrates technology into everyday fabrics to provide users with continuous access to their body’s data – ranging from heart rate and skin temperature to medication tracking & sleep quality. Whether in the form of clothing, car seats, mattresses, diapers or other everyday products, SKIIN products consolidate a number of wearable devices and connected technologies into one seamless and ubiquitous platform.
The CIX Top 20 program is Canada’s largest national showcase of the hottest and most innovative emerging tech companies. Hundreds of applications are submitted each year from across Canada and are judged by a selection committee of technology industry experts and investors from across the country. The CIX Selection Committee evaluates based on several key factors included including product/service offering, depth of management, market opportunity, and business model.
“We are proud to be part of this elite group of Most Innovative Canadian Technology Companies,” said CEO Tony Chahine. “Our SKIIN Textile Computing platform promises to make a transformational impact on remote monitoring, remote diagnostics and ultimately the ability for everyone to lead healthy, productive and confident lives. This recognition is a testament to the exceptional commitment and ethic of our entire team.”
Myant Inc. CEO Tony Chahine will present on Monday, October 22, 2018, at the CIX Summit in Toronto, Ontario to share Myant’s story and its unique Textile Computing platform for human-computer interaction to a crowd of over 750 investors and peers in the North American technology ecosystem.
ABOUT MYANT Inc.: Myant is on a mission to empower humanity through Textile Computing™. Founded in 2010, Toronto-based Myant Inc. has created the world’s first Textile Computing™ platform that ambiently connects humans to the world around them through textile-based solutions. With an extensive patent portfolio, a multidisciplinary team of researchers, engineers, data scientists, fashion designers and knitting technicians, and over 80,000 ft² of manufacturing capacity, Myant is turning everyday textiles into bidirectional interfaces for human-computer interaction. Connect with us to find out how we can help you create innovative solutions powered by textiles that can sense and react to the human body. For more information about Myant please visit www.myant.ca or contact Brian Fung, Marketing Strategist, Myant Inc., [email protected].
CIX – Canadian Innovation Exchange: CIX is Canada’s only national curated startup investment conference. Invited attendees are founders of Canada’s most innovative early and growth-stage tech companies and global investors and corporates. Due to the high level of companies at CIX, it attracts delegations of investors from around the world. CIX takes place over two days, Oct 22-23, 2018, in downtown Toronto.