Miniature technology fashions wearable computers

Webb, Warren
December 1998
EDN;12/17/98, Vol. 43 Issue 26, p83
Trade Publication
Provides information on wearable computers, mobile device worn on the body that provides and collects data while leaving the hands and eyes free to perform a primary task. Features; Advantages of wearable computers; Applications; Information on CyberDisplay 320, wearable headset from Kopin Corp. INSETS: Wearable networks;Don't shoot; compute.


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