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What is Smart Clothing

Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Educational Technology
Ordinary clothing with the addition of components capable of computing and wireless communication.
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Wearable Computers
Byron Havard (University of West Florida, USA) and Megan Podsiad (University of West Florida, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2399-4.ch030
Abstract
Wearable computers include a variety of body-borne sensory, communication, and computational components that may be worn on the body, under, over, or within clothing. These mechanisms have potential benefits for (a) human performance support, (b) cognitive and psychomotor learning, and (c) K-12 educational environments. This chapter begins with a historical overview of wearable computers and then provides the reader with a current and future perspective of their use across a variety of educational environments.
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Pervasive Computing in Sport
Sensing cloth that acts intelligently.
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