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The comfort assessment of wearable computers
This paper presents a tool to measure the comfort of wearable computers. The comfort rating scales (CRS) measure wearable comfort across 6 dimensions. These dimensions are Emotion, Attachment, Harm,Expand
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Defining and evaluating context for wearable computing
Abstract Defining ‘context’ has proved to be a non-trivial problem for research in context-awareness. In this paper we address two questions: what features of activity are required to define context?Expand
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The design of the SensVest
The SensVest is an item of wearable technology that measures, records and transmits aspects of human physical performance such as heart rate, temperature and movement. The SensVest has been designedExpand
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Augmenting Museums and Art Galleries
This paper is concerned with the application of context -aware computing to museums and art galleries. The paper reports three studies addressing this issue. The first study involved a survey ofExpand
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Minimal Interaction for Mobile Tourism Computers
In this paper, we present two contextually-aware mobile systems: one suited to the indoor museum environment and one to outside environments. Our concern is with producing devices that involveExpand
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Uses of accelerometer data collected from a wearable system
This paper presents work, assessing the use of accelerometers in wearable systems for a number of applications. It discusses and demonstrates how body mounted accelerometers can be used in contextExpand
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Evaluating contextual information for wearable computing
Does the use of a wearable context-aware computer increase task proficiency? User trials have been carried out in an attempt to answer this question. The study involves WECAPC software developed toExpand
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Forms of wearable computer
This paper introduces the microprocessor, communicating and sensing technologies relevant to wearable computing. It reviews the trends and challenges that form part of the evolution of computerExpand
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SensVest - on-body physiological monitoring system
This paper reports the development of smart clothing for an education application. Beginning with a brief review of a specific perspective on wearable computers (computers as clothing), the paperExpand
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Context awareness for wearable computers
The research described in this thesis considers mobile technology with particular reference to the use of context sensing. It is argued that such technologies are useful to enhance user proficiencyExpand
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