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From Backpacks to Smartphones: Past, Present, and Future of Wearable Computers
July-September 2009 (vol. 8 no. 3)
pp. 8-13
Oliver Amft, TU Eindhoven
Paul Lukowicz, University of Passau
Do smart phones render wearable computers obsolete? Where does the rise of the smart phone leave wearable computing research? We answer these questions by examining past, present, and future of wearable platform research.

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Index Terms:
wearable systems, on-body computing, ubiquitous computing, ieee, pervasive computing
Oliver Amft, Paul Lukowicz, "From Backpacks to Smartphones: Past, Present, and Future of Wearable Computers," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 8-13, July-Sept. 2009, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2009.44
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