Wearable Communities: Augmenting Social Networks with Wearable Computers

  title={Wearable Communities: Augmenting Social Networks with Wearable Computers},
  author={Gerd Kortuem and Zary Segall},
  journal={IEEE Pervasive Computing},
W earable computers enhance personal computing with continuously worn, intelligent assistants that augment memory, intellect, creativity, communication, and physical senses.1–3 As wearable computing technology pervades our daily lives, we must ask how it influences social behavior. Will it merely make people “smarter” by providing seamless, context-aware access to information, or will it also enrich their social interactions? To advance the wearable computing paradigm for personal computing, we… CONTINUE READING
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