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i-wear is a slang name referring to all types of intelligent clothing. Intelligent clothing is such that has computing technology interthreaded into the fibres, together with sensor systems, and sometimes internet connectivity.

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Smart Fabrics ? Wear your Augmented Interface
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Woven cicuitry turns your clothing into the interface for your life. Just add your phone or ipod, and let that program your clothes for you.

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The Mudder's New Clothes
An interesting, somewhat dated article, on the fascination and burning need participants have in any virtual environment ? textual in this case ? to wear clothing that shows a certain style, even if few if any ever see it. It speaks really, of the tendency in people to add customisation extras to their forms, even if few if any get to see them.

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A new life, a happier life, a virtual life
The life which most crave for is a life in which the form they wear is one of their choosing, one in which the visage they present matches the person inside. A life which feels as physically real as the one left behind, in which the person is more active, more vibrant, more alive than they might have been otherwise.

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First European Bio-Monitor Beds
The LifeBed is an intriguing take on wearable healthcare. The patient lays on a double mattress - the Hoada one completely covers the old, existing one and contains medical sensors and is hooked up to the diagnostic network. This frees up any necessity to wear sensors whilst in bed, and frees up the necessity for trailing wires.


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A set of robotic jaws designed specifically to recreate the chewing motion of humans will be loaded with copies of human teeth this year.

The copies will be made with a new optical scanner working to dental records, and test...

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and IBM Research-Z?rich have fabricated an ultra sharp, diamond-like carbon tip possessing such high strength that it is 3,000 times more wear-resistant at t...

Replacing sticky EEG (brain wave) electrodes, UCSD researchers have built a capacitive EEG sensor, which conducts much weaker signals but can do so across small distances.

The sensor can detect faint changes in capacitance, a...

About 17 percent of adults suffer from some form of hearing loss, according to the US National Institutes of Health. Yet only one in five people who could benefit from using a hearing aid wear one.

According to David Copitho...

Sutter, California. The only school in this rural town is requiring students to wear radio frequency identification badges that can track their every move. Some parents are outraged, fearing it will take away their children's privacy.