[ASC-list] IMPACT @ Griffith Sciences Lecture - Wearable Tech: Edge of the BOOM! - 5 Nov

Damian Harris damian.harris at griffith.edu.au
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Wearable Technology: The edge of the BOOM!

Join Dr David Rowlands, Deputy Director of Griffith's Sports and Biomedical
Engineering Lab,  <http://sabellabs.com/>SABEL, <http://sabellabs.com/> to
discuss the emergence of wearable technology over the last 10 years, from
the realm of elite athletes to the everyday consumer. In a wide ranging
discussion we will delve into how wearable technology works and how the
shrinking of sensors and the coupling of smart devices has set the scene
for an explosion of technologies in the next five years.

Lastly Dr Rowlands will introduce our special guest Judd Armstrong, CEO of
Jaybird, to present SABEL's involvement with the new leading edge activity
tracker the Jaybird Reign <http://jaybirdreign.com/> to be launched in the
US in late October. Ranking #8 just behind Go-Pro for fastest growing
consumer brand over $20 million in revenue, Jaybird is a leading edge
technology company and Judd is perfectly situated to give his industry
perspective on the future of wearable technology.
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*Wearable Technology: The edge of the BOOM!*

*WHEN: *Wednesday 5 November
*TIME*:  5.30 – 7.00pm networking drinks and canapes after event
*COST:* FREE
*VENUE:* Brisbane Square Library
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Dr David Rowlands is the Deputy Director of SABEL and has been involved in
sports and biomedical research for the last 10 years with his areas of
interest including sports technology, biomedical technology, and
ubiquitous/wearable computing. His research has been applied to sports such
as tennis, cricket, AFL, swimming, running, and soccer to monitor athletes
with the purpose of developing training aids to improve performance.

SABEL is an enterprise and research laboratory at Griffith University in
Brisbane. The lab has extensive experience in developing wearable
technologies to enhance sports performance, as tools for health and in
providing R&D services to the professional sports and consumer industries.

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