Welcome to the ETRC

The Emerging Technologies Research Collaboratory (ETRC) is an open collaboration and research space for emerging technology-related initiatives, projects, and ideas stemming from the burgeoning interest in wearables and other mobile digital devices and their impact on users and their work.

As a collaboratory, we represent an incubator for bold ideas, an environment where participants explore emerging technologies and share empirical direction for investigating the challenges and opportunities these technologies represent.

Formerly called the Wearables Research Collaboratory (WRC), we updated our name in fall 2018 to reflect the evolving focus of the group and the changing landscape of wearable and mobile digital technologies.

Meeting Times

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not currently holding in-person meetings. 


Please email [email protected] if you would like to join us. There is no commitment necessary. All undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and faculty members are welcomed to drop by!

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