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Public Needs for Wearable Particulate Matter Devices and Their Influencing Factors

Haiying Wang, Lin Wang, Heechan Kang, Moon-Hyon Hwang, Do Gyun Lee, Da Young Ju
2021 Electronics  
It was also found that education, income level, and attitude toward PM2.5 positively affected their needs for wearable devices. In contrast, age had a negative influence on their needs.  ...  In order to better understand the public's needs regarding wearable devices, this study aimed to determine what kinds of PM2.5 wearable devices were needed by the public and the factors that may influence  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10243069 fatcat:ybiuzsi7vjcpjns2wqwcdhhlpq

Empirical Study Based on the Perceptions of Patients and Relatives about the Acceptance of Wearable Devices to Improve Their Health and Prevent Possible Diseases

Francisco D. Guillén-Gámez, María J. Mayorga-Fernández
2019 Mobile Information Systems  
The purpose of this study is to analyse the perceptions of the subjects involved in the research regarding the acceptance of wearable devices, taking into account variables, such as age and gender.  ...  Following this trend, a series of electronic devices called wearable technology have emerged with the aim of improving the quality of people's life.  ...  In terms of how age affects the perceptions of patients about the usefulness of wearable devices in their daily life, there is a significant effect in both genders towards total utility, with a small correlation  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/4731048 fatcat:2baaq6krqbcirawu6iy67xiwke

Diversity and Inclusivity in the Age of Wearables: A Buzzword, a Myth, an Uncertain Reality

Anastasios Maragiannis, Rain Ashford
2019 Body, Space & Technology Journal  
Inspired by the limited understanding and choices around aesthetics and personalisation in wearables, this article discusses how we use technology to empower individuals in a variety of contexts; to improve  ...  our way of living in the world, through a number of contextual resources and practice-research, which were devised and conducted to address women's concerns and preferences on wearable technologies.  ...  : Diversity and Inclusivity in the Age of Wearables 203 were invented.  ... 
doi:10.16995/bst.320 fatcat:cdh52w75cjecpevyb7egaujhii

Rendering of Pressure and Textures Using Wearable Haptics in Immersive VR Environments

Giovanni Spagnoletti, Leonardo Meli, Tommaso Lisini Baldi, Guido Gioioso, Claudio Pacchierotti, Domenico Prattichizzo
2018 2018 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (VR)  
The device is composed of two platforms: one placed on the nail side of the finger and one in contact with the finger pad, connected by three cables.  ...  In this respect, wearable haptics has a great potential in the fields of virtual and augmented reality.  ...  Ten participants (age 21 -30) wore an Oculus Rift and the wearable tactile device, as shown in Fig. 1 .  ... 
doi:10.1109/vr.2018.8446128 dblp:conf/vr/SpagnolettiMBGP18 fatcat:es7zwbv63zaarguahi5zrepwmq

Towards an engineering approach for designing wearable augmented reality systems

Holger Kenn, Christian Bürgy
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers Adjunct Program - ISWC '14 Adjunct  
In this paper, we propose a collaborative research project working towards an engineering approach for augmented reality with the specific focus on mobile and wearable systems.  ...  rapidly and could really be ready in 2-3 years.  ...  with the mobile or wearable computing device.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2641248.2645640 dblp:conf/iswc/KennB14 fatcat:vs7xub6sj5b4hmlael2vo7weca

Recent Developments in Printing Flexible and Wearable Sensing Electronics for Healthcare Applications

Saleem Khan, Shawkat Ali, Amine Bermak
2019 Sensors  
Wearable biosensors attract significant interest for their capabilities in real-time monitoring of wearers' health status, as well as the surrounding environment.  ...  Wearable sensors designed for recognition of various biomarkers in human epidermis fluids, such as glucose, lactate, pH, cholesterol, etc., as well as physiological indicators, i.e., pulse rate, temperature  ...  The conformal integration and the biocompatibility of most polymeric substrates are ideal in this scenario, providing a better solution toward wearable and implantable sensing devices.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19051230 fatcat:ok2xdmlrhfbzfki2wvc67ayg2u

Redefining Workplace Wellness: Wearable Technology and Corporate Wellness

Priyadharshini S K
2019 Ushus - Journal of Business Management  
The recent advancements in wearable technology have changed the way we look at health and wellness.  ...  This article explores the current trend in the corporate wellness initiatives and also discusses the benefits, barriers and threats of this new age development.  ...  People in India have particularly responded very positively towards the incorporation of wearable devices in their workplace (91%).  ... 
doi:10.12725/ujbm.47.3 fatcat:mqh2ziqsgjeepec5rr5etxjo3e

A Study on Situational Awareness Security and Privacy of Wearable Health Monitoring Devices

Xavier Bellekens, Kamila Nieradzinska, Alexandra Bellekens, Preetila Seeam, Andrew Hamilton, Amar Seeam
2016 International Journal on Cyber Situational Awareness  
In this study we assess the understanding of security and privacy of users in possession of wearable devices.  ...  The findings demonstrate privacy complacency, as the majority of users trust the application and the wearable device manufacturer.  ...  These findings indicate that the users regard the wearable device and the company as inherently trusted, regardless of the security and privacy policies in place.  ... 
doi:10.22619/ijcsa.2016.100104 fatcat:bpehd32snfhbrnzkxdqxg3qnzy

Improvement of Smart Wearable Device to Assure Right Direction for Elderly People

Nimai Chandra, Rony Shaha, Md. Elias, Md. Sazzad, Md. Wahidur
2019 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In this proposed project can ensure that the care of aged people by smart device services which can give voice direction to go to the desired room between many rooms and take immediate help if it's necessary  ...  Recently, advance wearable and sensor technologies have improved the prospects of this service for caring for aged people.  ...  A prospective solution that can improve the care of aged people in old-age houses with the help of wearable technologies.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2019919448 fatcat:g7vqysf7i5bxphuxu5i4eqiq5a

Factors influencing adoption of wearable devices in Dubai

Anna Tarabasz, Digital Marketing Department, S P Jain School of Global Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Garima Poddar, Marketing MGB Student, S P Jain School of Global Management, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2019 Journal of Economics and Management  
smart wearable devices, influenced by Perceived Ease of Use and Perception towards new technology.  ...  devices in Dubai.  ...  Controls used in this study were age, gender, use of any wearable device, employment status, and income. In order to confirm predictions, the below-mentioned hypotheses have been stated: H1.  ... 
doi:10.22367/jem.2019.36.07 fatcat:dllastjrvfcy3fnlxb4eodmp24

Wearable Technology Adoption Among Romanian Students: A Structural Model Based on TAM

Felea Mihai, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, Bucur Mihaela, Negrutiu Cristian, Nitu Maria, Dragos Andrei Stoica, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
2021 Amfiteatru Economic  
wearable devices.  ...  devices) have a significant positive influence (with one exception) on endogenous variables (intention to use and attitude towards the use of wearable devices).  ...  There will be a positive relationship between the attitude toward the use of wearable devices and the intention to use of wearable devices.  ... 
doi:10.24818/ea/2021/57/376 fatcat:54w3svlqlfhmnlqzuy5uhjw6ty

A Study on Floor Ground Contribution in Semi-Passive Human Body Communication

Dairoku Muramatsu, Kenta Arai, Kenichi Higuchi
2021 IEICE Communications Express  
In particular, we evaluated the effect of the position of the wearable device, the contact between the body and electrodes, and the contribution of the floor ground (GND) on the transmission between the  ...  Toward a battery-free wearable system, we have investigated a semi-passive human body communication wherein power and information are transmitted via the human body.  ...  The TX port was placed between the electrode of the stationary device and the chassis, and the RX port was placed between the electrodes of the wearable device.  ... 
doi:10.1587/comex.2021xbl0178 fatcat:rumf2gonzfgh7bospzahcrlwoi

Body Absorbed Radiation and Design Issues for Wearable Antennas and Sensors [chapter]

Stavros Koulouridis
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
Wearable antennas and sensors are placed inside the body, on the body or in its very close proximity as part of wireless bi-directional communication networks supporting mainly medical applications.  ...  In this work we evaluate several proposed scenarios found in literature to an effort to draw some basic conclusions.  ...  The author would like to thank Schmid & Partner Engineering, AG, for providing the SEMCAD software.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-29734-2_55 fatcat:gw7xev64fnbc3bhyqmyhxbuo7u

Wearable Intrinsically Soft, Stretchable, Flexible Devices for Memories and Computing

Krishna Rajan, Erik Garofalo, Alessandro Chiolerio
2018 Sensors  
A recent trend in the development of high mass consumption electron devices is towards electronic textiles (e-textiles), smart wearable devices, smart clothes, and flexible or printable electronics.  ...  Intrinsically soft, stretchable, flexible, Wearable Memories and Computing devices (WMCs) bring us closer to sci-fi scenarios, where future electronic systems are totally integrated in our everyday outfits  ...  Towards Wearable RSDs Wearable electronic devices have seen great development in recent years and will be perhaps ready for the go-to-market in the next year.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18020367 pmid:29382050 pmcid:PMC5855892 fatcat:fydrsarzu5gnhjqga6bf2fhdeq

Combining Wearable Finger Haptics and Augmented Reality: User Evaluation Using an External Camera and the Microsoft HoloLens

Leonardo Meli, Claudio Pacchierotti, Gionata Salvietti, Francesco Chinello, Maurizio Maisto, Alessandro De Luca, Domenico Prattichizzo
2018 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  
In this paper, we briefly review the state of the art on wearable haptics and its application in AR.  ...  We evaluate these tasks enrolling a total of 34 subjects, analyzing performance and user experience when using a 3-DoF wearable device for the fingertip, a 2-DoF wearable device for the proximal finger  ...  Two of the wearable haptic devices employed in our study. et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lra.2018.2864354 dblp:journals/ral/MeliPSCMLP18 fatcat:oianadwnrjgnfhtexx3tel4jz4
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