On April 16th, Professor Dongyi Chen from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China visits USLab, and gives a talk on Wearable Computing - Concept, Technology & Application.
Wearable computing, or wearables, has recently moved from the realm of science fiction and military technology to being on the cusp of commonplace consumertechnology. ABI Research estimates the global market for wearables in health and fitness could reach 170 million devices by 2017. Adding further momentum to the growth of the market is the entry of most of the major platforms into the space, including Google, Microsoft and Apple. Prof Chen presents the state-of-art technologies that emerge in recent years, including the Mode of Werables, Wearable Electronics, Body Sensor Network, etc.