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The internet of us: How wearable tech can work with our bodies and emotions

Interesting article from UL mag


Call it the internet of bodies, call it emotionally intelligent wearable tech. Designers, engineers and artists want to wake the mainstream tech giants up to the realities of asking people to wear technology.  It's simple to define what they don't want - tech companies launching devices for the sake of it. The challenge is to figure out what we do want from our relationship with wearables.

Here's a few things that happen when we wear something. We move around. We encounter strangers, social situations, the elements. We project an image to the outside world and we register how other people perceive us. So how does technology fit in to all of that?


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