Wearables Research Collaboratory

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Welcome to the Collaboratory

The Wearables Research Collaboratory (WRC) is an open collaboration and research space for wearables-related initiatives, projects, and ideas stemming from the burgeoning interest in wearables and their impact on users and their work. As a collaboratory, we represent an incubator for bold ideas, an environment where participants explore emerging wearables and share empirical direction for investigating the challenges and opportunities these technologies represent.

We meet every Friday, 3:15 pm to 4:45 pm at Nolte 203.

Please email wrcollab@umn.edu if you’d like to join us. There is no commitment necessary. All undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and faculty members are welcomed to drop by!

WRC is also social! Find and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to get the most up-to-date information about our work.


Latest Blog Posts

Bilal: I spent the beginning portion of the week researching the legitimacy and potential of the FOVE as well as its limitations. I completed the pollinator grant proposal and sent it in for review. On Tuesday, Jason and I met to discuss further logistics for his class visit to LATIS and what his expectations are for his students. For the remainder of the week, I am going to continue focusing on research regarding eye-tracking technology and its potential in writing studies and also how difficult it would be to develop an app or conceptualize an app for the FOVE.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

players riding finger coaster

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:30am