Adding generic contextual capabilities to wearable computers

  title={Adding generic contextual capabilities to wearable computers},
  author={Jason Pascoe},
  journal={Digest of Papers. Second International Symposium on Wearable Computers (Cat. No.98EX215)},
  • J. Pascoe
  • Published 19 October 1998
  • Computer Science
  • Digest of Papers. Second International Symposium on Wearable Computers (Cat. No.98EX215)
Context-awareness has an increasingly important role to play in the development of wearable computing systems. In order to better define this role we have identified four generic contextual capabilities: sensing, adaptation, resource discovery, and augmentation. A prototype application has been constructed to explore how some of these capabilities could be deployed in a wearable system designed to aid an ecologist's observations of giraffe in a Kenyan game reserve. However, despite the benefits… 

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