Wearing the Future: Athletics

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.

Athletics - August 6th, 2PM

Looking beyond the simple commercial fitness tracker of today, how will advanced sensors and wearable technology affect the way athletes train in the future? What innovative ways are wearable technologies enhancing team practice today, and how will this evolve? Who sees and owns data tracked on professional athletes? We can also anticipate that wearable technology will enhance the spectator’s experience. Will wearable technology allow us to get closer to the action?

Sponsored by: The Atlanta Braves

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Event Details

Location:

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

Date/Time:

  • Saturday, August 6, 2016
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm