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10th Annual Games for Health Conference
Back Bay Events Center, Boston MA
June 18-20, 2014!

Register Today! http://www.regonline.com/gfh2014

Three Days to Explore...The Role of Videogames in Health & HealthcareThe 10th Annual Games for Health Conference is coming. Join hundreds of developers, health professionals, researchers, funders, and more at the largest event devoted to games in health & healthcare.

Three days covering platforms, and business opportunities will prepare you and your organization to deploy effective solutions for behavior change, consumer engagement, public health, professional development, research and more.

For Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities: bbryant@dmill.com
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Thursday, June 19 • 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Hardware Hangout : Using Game Hardware and Hacking Hardware for Health Games

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One of the most amazing revolutions going on in technology today is the increasing capacity to create unique form of hardware.  No longer are circuit boards, processors, and embedded systems the province of a select few.  Today systems like Arduino, and tools like 3D printers are creating outright revolutions in technology.  Engineers are increasingly able to design their own hardware, raise funds from prospective customers and order profitable short-run manufacturing from global contractors.  The result is we have more new types of hardware and experiences than ever before.

Hardware opportunities aren’t just about the rise of new systems and products, a bevy of hardware hackers are modifying off-the-shelf mass-produced products to give them new uses, and capabilities.  An entire community devoted simply to making input devices more compatible for people with disabilities thrives across the Internet.  Students at major universities are designing DIY systems to solve major challenges in health & healthcare around the world.

Games are never far from any hardware innovation, and many of the most interesting innovations in the games for health are tied to new or hacked hardware systems.  For those that understand the inexorable link between new ideas in the realm of hardware and opportunities for new games, and health experiences this is the place to gather, share ideas, and cook up the next hack, device, or experience.


Moderators
RP

Richard Potash

Founder and President, CSMi
Rich has a life-long interest in the measurement and improvement of human performance. After receiving Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Science from MIT, he founded Computer Sports Medicine, Inc. which develops strength, endurance, and balance measurement systems. His current interests include the application of gaming platforms and mobile devices to the Physical Therapy and Athletic Training markets.

Thursday June 19, 2014 4:15pm - 5:15pm
C. Freedom Room

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