Wearable Technology in Education


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Wearable Technology in Education

  1. 1. UAF TECHFEST Jennifer Moss, Instructional Designer, wearable technology Google Glass, other wearables & education
  2. 2. images from: The Wall Street Journal article ‘Google Glass, an Etiquette guide’
  3. 3. image from: en.memory-alpha.org
  4. 4. sousveillance Steve Mann, Father of Wearable Technology oversight undersight image by: Steve Mann’s daughter
  5. 5. sousveillance we already do this image by: NYTimes
  6. 6. St. peter’s square image by: NY Daily News
  7. 7. “The benefit of wearable technology is that it can conveniently integrate tools, devices, power needs, and connectivity within a user’s everyday life and movements.” (Horizon Report Wiki)
  8. 8. image from: www.medgadget.com
  9. 9. http://spaceglasses.com
  10. 10. help you http://youtu.be/6wJ9Aakddng images from: TED talk by Katherine Kuchenbecker: The technology of touch
  11. 11. haptic cow veterinarian training http://thenerdyvet.com
  12. 12. quantifiable self
  14. 14. vibrating tattoo FOR NOTIFICATIONS & CALLS
  15. 15. electronic skin
  16. 16. #ifihadglass
  17. 17. google glass
  18. 18. what’s inside Camera Photos - 5 MP Videos - 720p Audio Bone Conduction Transducer Connectivity Wifi - 802.11b/g Bluetooth - tethering Storage 12 GB of usable memory, synced with Google cloud storage. 16 GB Flash total. Battery One full day of typical use. Some features, like video calls and video recording, are more battery intensive. image from: http://www.catwig.com/google-glass-teardown/
  19. 19. types of apps 1. the officially supported Glassware - a subscription service that runs via the Mirror API and can exchange information between a server app and your Google Glass 2. the native Android Apps for Google Glass - can be “side loaded” in google glass via ADB (Android Debug Bridge), a toolkit included in the Android SDK Glass App Control Center available for Android only - can do live screencasting. Google announced a Glass App store is on the way
  20. 20. app dev https://developers.google.com/glass/
  21. 21. account interface
  22. 22. buttons POWER click once to turn on will make a sound when turning off CAMERA - one quick click for photo - one long click for 10 second video - for video longer than 10 seconds, get the video started and then click again
  23. 23. gesture controls TAP wake up; click (choose) HEAD TILT UP (30º) wake up tap here SWIPE FORWARD go back through the timeline of cards SWIPE BACKWARD go forward through timeline, go to settings SWIPE DOWN go back, cancel, go to sleep
  24. 24. voice control say it! “ok glass” say one of these options like “take a picture”
  25. 25. Timeline “Cards”
  26. 26. contextual search “ok glass” -> “google” -> “movies” “ok glass” -> “google” -> “alaska airlines flight 112” “ok glass” -> “google” -> “how do i say hello in arabic?”
  27. 27. http://elearning.uaf.edu/go/techwear community
  28. 28. Glass in education • documentary filmmaking (American Film Institute, CIA, Rhode Island School of Design, UCLA, USC) • field trips via Hangout • medical students • STEMBite • flipped classroom • multiple perspectives of same event • flying drones • cooking demonstrations • phobia desensitization training (CERN) point of eye of surgeon (https://www.youtube.com/user/STEMbite)
  29. 29. thanks! Jennifer Moss UAF eLearning j.moss@alaska.edu 907.479.4704 http://elearning.uaf.edu/go/techwear