Classification of wearable computing: A survey of electronic assistive technology and future design

@article{Chatterjee2016ClassificationOW,
  title={Classification of wearable computing: A survey of electronic assistive technology and future design},
  author={Amlan Chatterjee and A. Aceves and R. Dungca and Hugo Flores and Katherine Giddens},
  journal={2016 Second International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN)},
  year={2016},
  pages={22-27}
}
  • A. Chatterjee, A. Aceves, +2 authors K. Giddens
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Engineering
  • 2016 Second International Conference on Research in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks (ICRCICN)
In the past decade there have been significant advancements in computer technology that have reduced the hardware form factor as well as increased energy efficient computing. Using network protocols for near field communication such as Body Area Networks (BANs), smaller and lighter computing units with attached sensors have transformed into wearable devices. These devices have served a plethora of purposes including providing assistance to people with disabilities, gathering data, serving as… 

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