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Wearables are moving to the ear as an ideal location

Google Glass and smart watches are garnering much of the media’s attention on wearable computers, but the wrist and face are only two locations for wearable computers. Many researchers and engineers are looking at the ear as a logical location. This is especially helpful as we’ve become accustomed to seeing people with objects within the… Continue Reading Wearables are moving to the ear as an ideal location

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Glove Translates Sign Language

This prototype from the Sarohm team in Israel interprets sign language via an Android phone. This was demonstrated in 2011 and is still a rough draft, but is a good example of using hand held devices to improve communication. show&Tell glove – introduction from sarohm on Vimeo. They describe the glove as a poetic communication… Continue Reading Glove Translates Sign Language

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