Fashionable Technology – The Next Generation of Wearables

  • Sabine Seymour
  • Laura Beloff
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 141)


Wearable technologies in a mobile, networked environment will take the interface into the real world both literally and metaphorically, as our bodies become the interface, mediated through handheld, wearable, or embedded devices. Mobile, wearable media can be traced back to history f.e. with hidden cameras and wristwatches. By augmenting the physical through digital, wearable computers are constructing a new entity with its own specificities. A research in electronic textiles integrates technology into textile and thus allows it to become a dynamic interface. All wearables, objects or garments, must become more than mere mediators of perception. The future lies in a human-centered integration of man and machine.


wearable technologies wearable media wearable computers fashionable technologies electronic textiles 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sabine Seymour
    • 1
  • Laura Beloff
    • 1
  1. 1.Moondial, Fashionable Technology WienAustria

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