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Wearable Technologies

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 25 February 2014

Gareth Mitchell charts the evolution of wearable technologies such as Google Glass, life-logging cameras and Sixth Sense gestural interfaces. These devices suggest a future where you will not have to disrupt social interactions with invasive technology (such as a hand-held mobile phone) because you will have ambient awareness of your surroundings.

Click is joined by a panel of experts to discuss whether a world of augmented reality through wearable technologies is near and achievable or far away and fanciful. And finally, is it desirable or inevitable?

(Photo: Atau Tanaka performing with his BioMuse system © Atau Tanaka)

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