Bio-integrated systems

Panel objectives:

1) raise awareness of key applications/implications of bio-integrated systems from various perspectives: portable sensors/transmitters, wearable sensors/transmitters, epidermal electronics, implanted electronics

2) Discuss key technical considerations, key controversies, bio-security and attendant bioethical issues of these approaches.


• Chip Fisher President, Fisher Wallace Labs

• OmSignal

• Karma

• Grindhouse Wetware•  

 Potential themes to explore:

Raise awareness of the promise of bio-integrated systems for improving human performance  while addressing key areas of controversy

Review key technical/design challenges and ongoing developments in bio-integrated systems e.g. wireless tech, battery life, durability, form factor/design, textile, testing, data security

Provide perspective on bio-security and bioethical considerations of these systems 

Review key implications of and future applications in human performance and health


-3-4 panelists

Preliminary panelist list: Stephen Van Wel, Karma Inc;  Olivia Webb,  Grindhouse Wetware; OmSignal; others in process

- total of 2 hour session

- 20-30min preso/panelist - use of visuals/demonstration of projects as relevant e.g product design process, real-world use, prototypes 

- group discussion among panelist at appropriate points in the two hour session

- audience Q&A throughout or after each preso depending on preference of each presenter

-individual interviews before or after session by the our film crew

- moderated by Lydia Fazzio/Richard Ryan

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  • Fred A.

    A large amount of good information in a short amount of time. Glad I attended. Thanks for hosting Blueprint Health!

    June 12, 2014

  • Jesse Slade S.

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    May 8, 2014

  • Godfrey V.

    What is meant by the term "Human Hotspots?"

    March 31, 2014

    • Lydia F.

      as mobile wifi hotspot devices get smaller, imagine the implications for portability on your body...come to the panel to find out

      April 7, 2014

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