'WearCam' (The wearable camera): personal imaging systems for long-term use in wearable tetherless computer-mediated reality and personal photo/videographic memory prosthesis

@article{Mann1998WearCamW,
  title={'WearCam' (The wearable camera): personal imaging systems for long-term use in wearable tetherless computer-mediated reality and personal photo/videographic memory prosthesis},
  author={Steve Mann},
  journal={Digest of Papers. Second International Symposium on Wearable Computers (Cat. No.98EX215)},
  year={1998},
  pages={124-131}
}
The purpose of this paper is to disclose the operational principles of 'WearCam', the basis for wearable tetherless computer-mediated reality both in its idealized form, as well as in some practical embodiments of the invention, including one of its latest embodiments. The specific inner workings of WearCam, in particular; details of its optical arrangement, have not previously been disclosed, other than by allowing a small number of individuals to look inside the glasses. General… CONTINUE READING