SXSW 2014 | Wearable Tech: Game Changer for People with Disabilities?
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Presentation is via Jen Quinlan, Senior Director of Marketing, Mutual Mobile and J.P. Gownder, Vice President, Forrester Research for presentation at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival ...
Presentation is via Jen Quinlan, Senior Director of Marketing, Mutual Mobile and J.P. Gownder, Vice President, Forrester Research for presentation at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival 2014.
Media and agencies are plagued with tunnel vision. They are stuck thinking about mundane use cases for wearables like Glass that are reminiscent of first phase mobile apps.
Wake up. Wearable tech has the potential for more impact than what brands are talking about. Let’s instead explore more complex use cases and look into how wearable tech can drastically improve lives of people with disabilities or special needs.
In this session we will explore how Glass and other wearables can unlock new possibilities for people with vision issues, hearing issues, or decreased mobility of their limbs. We’ll share real users’ stories, explore how wearable tech may address their needs, and look at what’s possible today versus looking into the future.
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