A Short History of Wearable Computers

MIThril, a borglab production. Richard W. DeVaul, Jonathan Gips, Michael Sung, Sandy Pentland

or, Cybernetics in Context

In this presentation we cover a brief history of some events and milestones in the development of the wearable computer.

Humans as Tool Users

tools and evolution

The Precursors of MIThril

examples of early "wearable" computers

Real Life Examples and Research

a few representative platforms and applications

Wearable Computing Future Applications

future directions for research and commercial applications

A Short History of Wearable Computers
Bradford J Snow and Richard W. DeVaul
The second annual "I Wanna Be a Cyborg" event, a borglab production.