Smart clothing: The wearable computer and wearcam

@article{Mann2005SmartCT,
  title={Smart clothing: The wearable computer and wearcam},
  author={Steve Mann},
  journal={Personal Technologies},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={21-27}
}
  • Steve Mann
  • Published 1 March 1997
  • Art
  • Personal Technologies
Due to recent advances in miniaturization, the 'wearable computer' of the late 1970s and early 1980s, comprising a backpack-based, tetherless computer system together with wireless communications, has been transformed from an awkward and cumbersome burden into a completely unobtrusive internet-connected multimedia computer built within an ordinary pair of eyeglasses and ordinary clothing. This transformation allows it to be worn constantly, with the goal of becoming a seamless extension of the… 

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