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A Study on the Possible Implications of Wearable Devices for the Performing Arts

Friday, August 22, 2014   (0 Comments)

Thomas Rhoades, one of our last year’s Congress speakers, and Samuel Allen recently published a study titled “Performing Arts in the Wearable Age.” This is a follow-up paper to their previous research, “Through The Looking Glass: How Google Glass Will Change the Performing Arts.”

Sources: (clockwise from upper left) Olsson, 2014; Braun et al., 2014; Miao, 2014; Hill-Room Services, Inc. 2014.


The implications being discussed in this latest study include wearable technology for : 1) front of house staff, 2) engagement apps, changing perspectives, and 3) venue and infrastructure. Click here to read the full report.