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The Architecture of Wearable Technology - Thursday 23rd October 2014

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The global wearable device market will see big gains in the coming years. This talk explores the challenges and opportunities presented by this exciting new technology.

Date and Time

23 October 2014 - 19:30-21:30

Location

Gloucester, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Jointly organised by the Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire local networks.


About this event

The rapid growth of the Wearable Technology market has made it the number one development line in 2014/15 for many companies. However, like many new innovations, in the rush to market there is a wide range of standards and problems that will plague the market for
years to come.

This discussion builds upon a Wearable Architecture white paper, looking at the technology and products available now and how they are developing, the architecture issues and the direction of travel required for future research.

During the evening you will have the opportunity to share your views about this important topic during coffee table discussions. 

Programme

Refreshments available from 7.00 pm

The talk will kick off at 7.30 pm

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Additional information

The speaker, Barry Kirby BEng (Hons) CEng MIET, is a Human Factors consultant who has been involved in Defence and Aerospace Engineering research for the majority of his career, working on platforms such as the Harrier GR9, Eurofighter Typhoon and Scout SV as well as Leading Edge andBlue Sky research programmes. After working for large companies for over 10 years, he is now the founding Managing Director of K Sharp, a User Centred Research and Consultancy company.

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