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Tom Mahon
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intelligent accessories
Tom Mahon   2/24/2014 2:20:55 PM
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Beyond intelligent accessories, we will soon see intellient sensing accessories, opening up whole new horizons.

Susan Rambo
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Appliance can be that small?
Susan Rambo   2/25/2014 12:29:36 AM
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Remember the term Internet appliance design from 10 years ago or more? It's fallen out of favor but i wonder if it will make a comeback.

resistion
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Cloud or local?
resistion   2/25/2014 1:21:34 AM
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"Wearable" is a logical successor to "portable". I think a key paradigm decision to be made is whether computing should be local like a computer or smartphone, or relegated to the "cloud". It would define what chips would dominate this market.

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Re: Cloud or local?
Sheetal.Pandey   2/25/2014 1:27:04 AM
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I would like a wearable electronics that can instantly tell me how many calories I took after every meal and how many calories I lost after doing yoga.

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Wearable Applainces
prabhakar_deosthali   2/25/2014 3:27:02 AM
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We can just combine the two terms "wearable"  & "Appliance"  to coin a new term Wearable Appliances to suit these new generation of devices .

But I would prefer more accessorires than the Appliances on my body. Because  with accessories I can pick and choose and make own system on my body  and I can use  my smart phone or even some other wi-fi device to collect the data from these accessories and procees it.

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Embed wearables in the already existing wearables
prabhakar_deosthali   2/25/2014 4:37:56 AM
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I am also of the opinion that instead of designing separte wearable appliances, effort should be made to embed such appliances in the current wearables for men as well as women.

Which means we can embed such accesories /sensors in our shoes, belts, spectacles, watches, earings, necklace, clothes, pens and such things.

 

This will make the person wearing such a device or accessory, feel comfortable and just forget that he is carrying something extra on his/her body.

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Re: Cloud or local?
resistion   2/25/2014 8:42:29 AM
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Ok, I get the feeling that these wearables will not be driven by keyboard input so much as sensory input. So it would not be a computing-intensive device at all, with an operating system, etc. (So no blue screen of death!) Probably calculator-type chip with sensors. It's a new direction for sure, for the foundries and their customers.

Caleb Kraft
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Re: intelligent accessories
Caleb Kraft   2/25/2014 10:44:47 AM
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That is the area where I tend to spend my time thinking. I realize there will be aesthetic accessories and entertainment ones as well, but smart sensing seems to be the real future to me.

Caleb Kraft
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Re: Appliance can be that small?
Caleb Kraft   2/25/2014 10:46:39 AM
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Well, in different circles, "appliance" means different things. I tend to use it as a term to mean that something can stand on its own, it doesn't need another device to function. Others draw the distinction in the hardware somehow.





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Re: Wearable Applainces
Caleb Kraft   2/25/2014 10:48:06 AM
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I absolutely agree that the customization factor is appealing for wearables. I'd rather upgrade my processing box at a different cycle than my accessories.

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