Terho Lahtinen has over 25 years of experience of sports wearables as an athlete and, since 2000, in various product and business related roles at Suunto including product management, new product concepting, consumer experience management and user insights collection. Currently in Suunto Emerging Business Team, he is driving Movesense, an open development platform for motion sensing solutions. In his leisure time, he is organizing popular trail running events in Finland.
Platformization boosts the next generation of wearables
In 2017, many wearables brands saw declining sales and some companies exited the market completely. At the same time, the general interest in measuring and technology is higher than ever. What’s behind this gap and how technology platforms, ecosystems and open innovation will help to bridge the gap? Case: Movesense.