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Conformal Computing

Conformal computing is the art and science of creating computer systems that embed within items not normally thought of as computers, and which grow over time to form networks of interconnections whilst barely remaining visible. Examples include computer components interwoven into clothes, display screens embedded into walls, and smart furniture.

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This book is basically a mixture of electronics guide and augmented reality bible. Not so much about the visual aspects, but about the ubiquitous computing platform, intelligent objects and sensor web.





Switch Craft is filled with all manner of home stitch and sew projects, imbruing clothes with computing parts, diodes and electropigment systems. Ideal for the computer geek who augments their own clothes for computing ability with style, and augmented living, wearably.





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The Future of Clinical Computing: A Vision from Panasonic
An interview between Medgadget and Panasonic, on Panasonic's 2008 vision for the future of clinical computing.







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Connected cars
An article from the BBC on the coming convergence of smart grid computing and augmented reality for motoring - cars that know what is ahead and react to changing conditions.



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Engineering Everquest
A long and comprehensive piece about the MMORPG Everquest, the company behind it, and how this ageing behemoth is both staying fresh, and doing more to pressurise the growth of home computing power than anything else, for its 600,000 subscribers.



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Virtual Clothing Mirror
An augmented reality mirror powered by quite considerable computing resources, allows clothes to be tried on virtually, realistically, and accounting for all body movements in real-time.



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Industry News containing the Term Conformal Computing:

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(10/08/2005)
Pervasive 2006, the The 4th international conference on pervasive computing will be held at The Burlington, Dublin, Ireland, on May 07-10, 2006.

The conference will cover the following topics:

# Device, comm...


(07/10/2009)
A team of international researchers is the first to uncover the chemical composition and structure of a microelectronics element that is vital to producing ever smaller - and, thus, cheaper and faster - devices.

"The number ...


(17/11/2009)
NVIDIA Corporation today unveiled the Tesla 20-series of parallel processors for the high performance computing (HPC) market, based on its new generation CUDA processor architecture, codenamed "Fermi".

Designed from the gro...


(02/02/2005)
un Microsystems has launched a pay-as-you-go service which will allow customers requiring huge computing power to rent it by the hour.

Sun Grid costs users $1 (53p) for an hour's worth of processing and storage power on syst...


(13/05/2009)
Right now, classical computers are faster than quantum computers,? Ren? Stock says. ?The goal of quantum computing is to eventually speed up the time scale of solving certain important problems, such as factoring and data search, so that q...