22 Apr '16, 9pm

The display can make or break a wearable design

The display can make or break a wearable design

These days, it can be hard to keep up with not just the number of techno buzzwords that have invaded our consciousness, but what’s really behind the hype. Many exciting developments are making their way into consumer products, as you’ll soon see. But when technical terms keep popping up, they can invade our conversations before we fully comprehend what each one means. As a result, people can become confused about what’s really out there. Take wearables, for example. Several dozen smart electronic devices are available that can be worn on the body. As the examples in Figure 1 show, these include not only the familiar wrist-worn and clip-on fitness bands and watches, but also arm bands, head- and shoe-worn devices, and clothing. Because a great deal of the functionality tends to focus on measuring and tracking such health parameters as steps taken, heart rate, and sweat outp...

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