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Industry social media, digital media, mobile media
Founded 2009
Headquarters Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Parent Georgia Tech Research Institute
Website www.gtri.gatech.edu/elsys

FutureMedia is a collaborative initiative at Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Research Institute to analyze the state and future of digital, social, and mobile media. Georgia Tech has around 500 faculty members working in those fields.[1]

FutureMedia Fest[edit]

The organization most recently hosted FutureMedia Fest 2010, a four-day conference (Oct 4-7, 2010) with a keynote addresses from Michael Jones, the chief technology advocate at Google.[2][3][4] The event featured panels, workshops, and technology demonstrations.[5] Some of the other guests included Richie Baneham and Matt Madden of Avatar fame;[6] Carlos Dominguez, Cisco;[7] Clyde Tuggle, The Coca-Cola Company; Russ Daniels, HP; Glenn Lurie, AT&T; Michael Kelly, The Weather Channel Companies; and Chris Klaus, Kaneva.[3][5][8]

FutureMedia Outlook[edit]

Contemporaneous with FutureMedia Fest 2010, the organization released the FutureMedia Outlook, an analysis of the future of media, concentrating on six major trends in those fields, including information overload, personalization, data integrity, an expectation of multimedia, augmented reality, and collaborative software.[9][10][11][12][13]


  1. ^ "About FutureMedia". FutureMedia. Archived from the original on 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  2. ^ "The future of the internet". CNN. 2010-10-11. Archived from the original on 2010-10-21. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  3. ^ a b "Georgia Tech to Host FutureMedia Fest 2010" (Press release). Georgia Institute of Technology. 2010-08-18. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  4. ^ Nettrice, Gaskins (2010-10-13). "Where the Old and the New Collide: FutureMedia Fest 2010". NAMAC. Archived from the original on 2010-11-26. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  5. ^ a b TJ Kaplan and Maddie Cook (2010-10-07). "Tech hosts FutureMedia Fest". The Technique. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  6. ^ "Future of films beyond 3D". CNN. 2010-10-07. Archived from the original on 2012-11-08. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  7. ^ "The future of staying connected". CNN. 2010-10-11. Archived from the original on 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  8. ^ "Speakers". FutureMedia Fest 2010. Cvent. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  9. ^ "Georgia Tech Releases FutureMedia Outlook" (Press release). Georgia Institute of Technology. 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  10. ^ "FutureMedia Outlook 2010". FutureMedia. 2010-10-06. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  11. ^ "FutureMedia explores next tech trends". CNN. 2010-10-08. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  12. ^ "Transcripts". CNN. 2010-10-08. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  13. ^ "What are the trends in innovation?". CNN. 2010-10-11. Archived from the original on 2010-10-21. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 

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