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Saturday, March 8 • 1:00pm - 1:20pm
Embeddables: The Next Evolution of Wearable Tech

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Embeddables will have significant consequences for the delivery of digital services as monolithic screen-focused devices start to be enhanced with distributed computation. A more ambient kind of experience in which sensors capture information about us and feed that information into systems quietly working away in the background will emerge. Use in initial domains such as healthcare and fitness will extend further to information, communications, entertainment, socialising, learning, work, self-actuation. Virtually any human activity we can think of is going to be modified and amplified with an invisible mesh of data and processing that we will drift through obliviously.
We can think about these systems as mental and sensory prosthetics, increasing our knowledge, perception, and manipulation of the world around us exponentially.
The designers and entrepreneurs of the future will have to understand much more about human psychology and physiology to deliver appropriate se

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Andy Goodman

Managing DirFjord


Saturday March 8, 2014 1:00pm - 1:20pm CST
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom G

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