Conclusions: Where Next for Wearables?

Conclusions: Where Next for Wearables?

DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5484-4.ch062
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This chapter provides a contemporary example of how data from wearable devices can be used for “big data” type research. It then asked the question of data policies for the use of data generated by wearable devices. This is followed by an overview of the chapters in the book and how they fit within the general theme of the book. In addition, each chapter is categorised into whether it is social research or more technical type research. The chapter also includes concluding suggestions on the possible future research agenda for privacy and security within the subject domain of the use of wearables. In addition, insights into the future of wearables in relation to ethical considerations, privacy, security and data ownership is also given.
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Summary Of The Chapters And Their Contribution

Specific evidence of the issues outlined in the first section of this chapter is given in the following summaries of chapters in the book. This section provides a summary of each chapter and how the chapter fits into the overall theme of the book.

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