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Wearables or Wearable Technology

Wearables or Wearable Technology Wearables or Wearable Technology
Technology that can be worn, typically to quantify a physical process (such as heartbeat monitoring) or to augment human capabilities.
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These are technologies or computers integrated into articles of clothing or accessories that can be worn. Often, the wearble tech is used to quantify a physical process (such as heartbeat monitoring) or to augment human capabilities. Wearables may also be used to control external things, for example, with gestures. Because of the impracticality of wires to transmit sensor data, wearables are almost universally wireless, using a variety of communication protocols such as BLE. Examples include smartwatches, fitness bands, and Google Glasses.
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