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Winners Selected For First Ever Sports Wearables Hackathon

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Winners Selected For First Ever Sports Wearables Hackathon


Over 100 hackers gathered at the historic Maple Leaf Gardens this weekend to hack sports using the latest in wearable tech at Canada’s first wearable tech hackathon for sports, SportsHack Weekend. Created in partnership by We Are Wearables, IBM and Ryerson, the hackathon saw virtual reality, gesture, LED and brain-sensing devices be used to change the game of sports from all angles from bettering the performance of the player to increasing the fan experience.

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Game Changer: Wearable Tech's Impact on Sports

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Game Changer: Wearable Tech's Impact on Sports

Wearable technology is changing every facet of our lives including how we make and experience sports and entertainment. Professional athletes are using wearables to better their performance, devices like Google Glass are giving fans a whole new perspective of the game and technology like virtual reality, sensors and haptics are redefining movies and music.

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Wearables on the Runway at Toronto's First Mens Fashion Week

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Wearables on the Runway at Toronto's First Mens Fashion Week

Toronto got a big dose of "firsts" on August 14, 2014 as the first Men's Fashion Week hosts the first wearable technology runway show in the city. Brain-sensing headbands, LED helmets and a tech tie were just a few of the pieces curated for the wearable technology fashion show that took place at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in downtown Toronto.

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