Data Visualization & Google Glass

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Heads up-- the future is here. Google Glass has been distributed to approximately 2,000 developers in the US and more are on their way. In the past few months, developers and designers have been testing the best way to navigate the creation of apps using wearable technology.

Visualizing data for a heads up display is a completely new experience for designers and developers. The launch of wearable devices like Google Glass and Smartwatches are shaking up the field of data visualization in industries ranging from health and fitness to real-time polling. Join us in this interactive Meetup as we:

Explore Glass through a live demo Google Hangout with the Glass Wedgies (http://glasswedgies.com/) team, a team exploring realtime polling and data visualization on the device and Breakout into small groups to learn more about developing and designing for Glass. AGENDA:

6:30pm - Doors open, networking 7:00pm - Introductions 7:15pm - PART 1: Glass demo/overview by Antonio with audience Q&A 7:45pm - PART 2: Data visualization demo with the Wedgies team & live walk through of their Glass app. They'll cover their core product, integrating with the Glass API and data visualization design considerations (with audience Q&A) 8:15pm - PART 3: Breakout Sessions: I. Q&A Discussion on designing for Glass II. Q&A Discussion on developing for Glass + general Glass questions 8:45pm - Data Drinks! We would like to improve on the refreshments available at nclud, our sponsors have been generous and we can do even more with your help. If you would like to donate, please text "Data" to 28594 on your mobile device.

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This event is organized by Data Community DC (http://datacommunitydc.org/blog/) & Silica Labs (http://www.silicalabs.com/). If you have any questions regarding the event, feel free to reach out to [masked] or [masked] .
Speaker Bios:
Antonio Zugaldia
CTO, Silica Labs, @zugaldia
Fifteen years of development experience, most recently building eHealth and crises response systems for the World Health Organization. Glass Explorer and Pioneer and winner of Google's Glass Foundry hackathon in NYC. Stephanie Nguyen
Lead Designer, Silica Labs, @nguyenist
Background in design, data visualization, analytics. Design studio cofounder, featured in AdAge as one of the nation's Most Promising Minority Students while at the University of Virginia.