Richline Kicks Off New Smart Jewelry Initiative with Wearables Event at JCK Las Vegas

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Richline Group brings The World Of Wearables Event and Panel to JCK Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Hotel at on Thursday, May 28th.

Virtual Reality Jewelry Store courtesy of Next Generation, Zeiss 3D Glasses and Richline Group

Richline Group, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, is partnering with the JCK trade show to bring many of the latest innovations in wearable technology and connected devices to the year’s largest gathering of jewelry buyers and influencers.

The event is set to introduce a wide range of smart jewelry options at this year’s Jewelry Market Week in Las Vegas, which include collaborations with tech companies like Cuff, Omate, as well as third-party compatible jewelry offerings for existing wearable technology, like Fitbit®. New partnerships will also be announced and displayed at the JCK trade show.

In addition to teasing a few of its new smart jewelry designs ahead of the show, Richline is presenting a range of cutting edge technologies. Attendees will be able to take a virtual tour of a jewelry store courtesy of Next Galaxy and Zeiss 3D Glasses, see stylish 3D printed high heeled shoes, or even print edible designs made entirely from chocolate. In addition to these more hands on experiences, Richline is bringing together a vast array of wearable and connected devices that enhance women’s fitness, wellness, safety, lifestyle computing and communication with an emphasis on glamour.

“We believe that wearable technology will continue to touch every facet of our lives, including our industry,” said Richline Group CEO, Dennis Ulrich. “Richline’s foray into the marriage of jewelry and technology began with extensive research, and we are thrilled to bring the best of what we’ve seen to JCK Las Vegas in order to help the jewelry industry better understand how connected devices will impact the future of jewelry.”

In addition to a walk-in exhibit, which will be open to all those attending JCK Las Vegas, Richline is hosting a panel featuring innovators in the wearables space. The panel will be moderated by Robin Raskin, Founder and President of Living in Digital Times. It will also include industry leaders Dave Monahan of FitLinxx, Amanda Parkes of Manufacture NY, Scott Amyx of Amyx+McKinsey, and Sonny Vu of Misfit.

Click here for more details on The World Of Wearables walk-in exhibit and panel.


About Richline Group

Richline Group, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is the USA’s foremost Fine Jewelry Manufacturer and Marketer. The Richline Group was formed in 2007. Currently, the major brands comprising Richline’s portfolio are LeachGarner, Inverness, Rio Grande and Richline Brands. Berkshire Hathaway, and its subsidiaries, engage in diverse business activities including property and casualty insurance, utilities and energy, finance, manufacturing, retailing and services. The Common Stock of the Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols BRK.A and BRK.B.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hanna P: (212) 886–6212 E: Mark.Hanna@RichlineGroup.com



View the full press release here.
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