Event Title

Wearable Technology

Presenter Information

Lucy Dunne, University of Minnesota

Start Date

20-3-2013 4:00 PM

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When asked about wearable technology, many people think about Nike commercials featuring glistening athletes with chips built into their sneakers or an electronic band around their wrist. Dr. Lucy Dunne made it clear in her presentation that there is much more to wearable technology than we tend to think. The field covers a great deal of topics and different areas of study that are often the background noise in a world of fashion news and innovation.

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Mar 20th, 4:00 PM

Wearable Technology

When asked about wearable technology, many people think about Nike commercials featuring glistening athletes with chips built into their sneakers or an electronic band around their wrist. Dr. Lucy Dunne made it clear in her presentation that there is much more to wearable technology than we tend to think. The field covers a great deal of topics and different areas of study that are often the background noise in a world of fashion news and innovation.