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Challenges and considerations for the design and production of a purpose-optimized body-worn wrist-watch computer
Author(s): Chandra Narayanaswami; Mandayam T. Raghunath
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Paper Abstract

We outline a collection of technological challenges in the design of wearable computers with a focus on one of the most desirable form-factors, the wrist watch. We describe our experience with building three generations of wrist watch computers. We built these research prototypes as platforms to investigate the fundamental limitations of wearable computing. Results of our investigations are presented in the form of challenges that have been overcome and those that still remain.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5443, Defense, Security, and Cockpit Displays, (15 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.561263
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Chandra Narayanaswami, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
Mandayam T. Raghunath, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5443:
Defense, Security, and Cockpit Displays
Darrel G. Hopper, Editor(s)

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