apexart :: Public Program :: Coding the Body

In conjunction with the exhibition Coding the Body organized by Leah Buechley.

From Somewear to Everywear: The Future of Wearable Computing and Augmented Reality

Thursday, April 10: 6:30 pm
apexart, 291 Church St, NYC

Presented by Steven Feiner

As technology has advanced, the computational power that once resided on desks has made the leap to pockets and wrists, and early commercial examples of interactive eyewear are already perched on noses. What’s next? This talk will provide an overview of research on wearable computing, with a special emphasis on augmented reality, which interactively overlays computer media on our experience of the physical world. Columbia University Computer Science Professor Steven Feiner will share his thoughts about where research in these fields has been, where it is now, and where it might be headed in the future.

Steven Feiner is Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, where he directs the Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Lab, and co-directs the Columbia Vision and Graphics Center. His lab has been doing augmented reality research for over 20 years, creating the first outdoor mobile augmented reality system using a see-through display in 1996, and pioneering experimental applications of wearable computing and augmented reality to fields such as tourism, journalism, maintenance, and construction. Steve is coauthor of the well-known textbook Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice, received an ONR Young Investigator Award, and was elected to the CHI Academy. Together with his students, he has won the ACM UIST Lasting Impact Award and numerous best paper awards.

Please join us.
All events are free and open to the public.

apexart's exhibitions and and public programs are supported in part by the Affirmation Arts Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.

291 Church Street, NYC, 10013
t. 212 431 5270

Directions: A, C, E, N, R, Q, J, Z, 6 to Canal or 1 to Franklin.