Wearing the Future: Arts & Media

The Wearable Computing Center at Georgia Tech in collaboration with the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) will host a series of exciting presentations this fall to complement the exhibition On You: Wearing Technology

Wearing the Future is a series of five panel discussions by thought leaders, exploring the impact of wearable technology across various domains. The sessions aim to provoke thought about the future of technology and how society will adapt and include wearable technology to drive better and newer outcomes. The panels and presentations will include academic and research experts and thought leaders from industry including trend forecasters, athletes, designers, manufacturers and health professionals.

Arts & Media - September 22nd, 7PM

Wearable Technology sensing combined with Virtual Reality VR and Augmented Reality AR advances will not only form how we will consume media in the future, but also how we create it. Facebook took a step towards validating the future of VR/AR media display with the highly publicized purchase of Oculus Rift. We should also look to how wearable technology can aid in creation, how choreographers and musicians can use this technology in performance and in composing new works. Lets look at advancements in gaming to what the future might hold. Can we become part of the story?

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Event Details

Location:

    Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Date/Time:

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm