Characterizing Smartwatch Usage in the Wild

@article{Liu2017CharacterizingSU,
  title={Characterizing Smartwatch Usage in the Wild},
  author={Xing Liu and Tianyu Chen and Feng Qian and Zhixiu Guo and Felix Xiaozhu Lin and Xiaofeng Wang and Kai Chen},
  journal={Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services},
  year={2017}
}
  • Xing Liu, Tianyu Chen, Kai Chen
  • Published 16 June 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 15th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services
Smartwatch has become one of the most popular wearable computers on the market. We conduct an IRB-approved measurement study involving 27 Android smartwatch users. Using a 106-day dataset collected from our participants, we perform in-depth characterization of three key aspects of smartwatch usage "in the wild": usage patterns, energy consumption, and network traffic. Based on our findings, we identify key aspects of the smartwatch ecosystem that can be further improved, propose recommendations… 
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