Small Wearable Internet

September/October 2015

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The wearable electronics market is estimated to represent more than US$2 billion in revenue worldwide by 2018. This technology's potential is such that both big, established players and small startups are actively involved in developing new devices, applications, and protocols for the wearable electronics market. Likewise, several other stakeholders, including users, mobile application and hardware developers, network operators, content providers, and regulatory authorities are interested in better understanding and leveraging the capabilities of wearable devices. Keeping this in mind, this special issue focuses on the interdisciplinary design of efficient protocols and technologies to help implement and provide an advanced wearable Internet. Issues covered include wearables designed for energy harvesting and efficiency, collaboration and policy design, and security and privacy. Read full article »

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IEEE Internet Computing covers all aspects of Internet computing, from programming and standards to security and networking. Published bimonthly, the magazine offers peer-reviewed feature, department, and column articles for both industry and academic readers.

Articles from IEEE Internet Computing

Web-Based Management of the Internet of Things

Web-Based Management of the Internet of Things

This proposed IoT system integrates virtual and physical worlds to manage things of interest (TOIs), such that services and resources offered by things can easily be monitored, visualized, and aggregated. Read full article »

Encouraging Physical Activity via a Personalized Mobile System

Encouraging Physical Activity via a Personalized Mobile System

A mobile personalized coaching system combines theory and evidence-based behavior-change techniques with model-based reasoning to provide support and strategies for a physically active lifestyle. Read full article »


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