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Issue No.04 - October-December (2007 vol.6)
pp: 8-13
Paul Lukowicz , University of Passau
Andreas Timm-Giel , University of Bremen
Michael Lawo , Technologie-Zentrum Informatik Bremen
Otthein Herzog , University of Bremen
The wearIT@work project, financed by the European Union, aims at facilitating real-life industrial deployment of wearable technology. With 42 partners, a project funding of 23.7 million, this consortium is the largest civilian wearable-computing effort worldwide. The project is organized around four pilot applications—aircraft maintenance, car production, healthcare, and emergency response—that drive the work in a bottom-up, user-centered approach.
wearable, wearable computer, wearable computing
Paul Lukowicz, Andreas Timm-Giel, Michael Lawo, Otthein Herzog, "WearIT@work: Toward Real-World Industrial Wearable Computing", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol.6, no. 4, pp. 8-13, October-December 2007, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2007.89
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