From Wearables to Cyborgs: The Present and Future Uses & Impacts of ‘Personal Tech’

Rich MacKinnon
Borgfest

Jon Werner
Adidas

Jerry Wilmink
WiseWear

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Stateside Theater, 719 Congress Ave. 
Downtown Austin
5:15 p.m. – Doors and Bar Open
6:00 p.m. – Presentation, Q&A
7:00 p.m. – Reception
Free and open to the public

Digital technologies are getting more powerful, smaller, and cheaper, enabling new products that change our lives. Smartphones achieved this over the past decade; will even more personal technologies change our lives in even more significant ways? ‘Wearables’ have emerged as devices for health, communications, e-commerce, and more, and integrated devices have helped save lives. Both fields are in their relative infancy—what is next? How will wearables and integrated devices provide us with new capabilities that transform our lives? Come listen to three experts on wearable tech and integrated tech discuss the present and future of ‘personal tech.’