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LightWatch: A Wearable Light Display for Personal Exertion

  • Jutta Fortmann
  • Janko Timmermann
  • Bengt Lüers
  • Marius Wybrands
  • Wilko Heuten
  • Susanne Boll
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9299)

Abstract

Wearable devices need to seamlessly integrate into everyday life and meet a user’s aesthetic needs. In this paper, we present LightWatch, a wearable light display integrated into a common analogue wristwatch without interfering with the functionality of the watch itself. Input is enabled through a pressure-sensitive bezel mounted beneath the light display. LightWatch shall raise body awareness by enabling sensor-based measurement, adjustment and display of a user’s personal exertion level. We see LightWatch as a promising approach for an unobtrusive everyday companion that can be used for various applications.

Keywords

Wristwatch Digital jewellery LED Pressure sensitive Heart rate 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jutta Fortmann
    • 1
  • Janko Timmermann
    • 2
  • Bengt Lüers
    • 1
  • Marius Wybrands
    • 1
  • Wilko Heuten
    • 2
  • Susanne Boll
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OldenburgOldenburgGermany
  2. 2.OFFIS Institute for Information TechnologyOldenburgGermany

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