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Peer Sites

AE Innovations / midnight engineering (wearable news, hardware hacking)
Andy's Wearable Computer Resource
Digiman - Human Machine Interface Research (incredible site)
Doug Sutherland's Wearable Computing Site (...) [Dead Link]
Extreme Computing: Wearables (Great collection of links to projects, research and hardware ) [Dead Link]
Future Physical > wearable computing (Wearable links, events, and discussion forum)
Microdisplay Report (news of flat panel and related personal displays, lots of links)
MobileLINUX.com (focused information regarding linux and mobility including news, discussion and links for wearables) [Dead Link]
Nooface (news, info and discussion of alternative PC interfaces)
The Gravitywell (Wearable News and Discussion) [Dead Link]
Timexfun (High tech wristwatch info and mailing list for Ruputer, Datalink, etc.) [Dead Link]
Ubiquitous Computing at Lancaster University
WearPC - Infobase (news, howto's, etc) [Dead Link]
Wearable Computer (wikipedia site)New
Wearable Computing Infobase (thorough database of wearable devices, books, software, people) [Dead Link]
Wearable Computing Resource Page () [Dead Link]
Wearable Computing in Japan (Very informative site, with links, info and images found nowhere else)
Wearable WebCrawler (search engine/database)
WearablesNews (News, online resources, and discussion for the wearable community) [Dead Link]
WearbleGear.com (MP3 portables, smart-phones, wearable computers and more!)
Wearforge Wearables Wiki
Xybernaut Central (links to info on Xybernaut, wearable hardwear, and wearables in the news) [Dead Link]
handhelds.org (support for open source dev. in handheld and wearable computers)
handhelds.org mailinglist
info gargoyle (A community for hi-tech information gatherers)

Research

() [Dead Link]
Affective Computing (MIT Media Lab Project)
An historical account of the 'Wearcomp' and 'WearCam' inventions
Army Advanced Warfighting Experiment () [Dead Link]
Bot Masters: An Interactive Wearable Universal Human-Computer Interface system
Brief History of Wearable Computers () [Dead Link]
Brooke (Center for Really Neat Research: computers to aid the disabled )
CMU Collaborative Onsite Wearable System (CMU Project) [Dead Link]
CMUWearable Computer Systems and Projects
Columbia Mobile ComputingLab
Computer For The 21st Century, The (paper by Mark Weiser ) [Dead Link]
Context-Aware Computing (MIT) [Dead Link]
DeVry IEEE Wearable Computer Homepage () [Dead Link]
Deep Map (mobile personal memory project) [Dead Link]
Definition of Wearable Computing: Steve Mann's Address at ICWC-98
DyPERS: A Dynamic Personal Enhanced Reality System (MIT media project to associate media files with real world objects)
ENGwear: Wearable Systems for Electronic News Gathering
Equator (Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration focusing on physical and digital interactions)
Eyal,
Georgia Tech Wearable Computing (GT Wearables)
Human Input to Computer Systems: Theories, Techniques and Technology
IBM User System Ergonomics Research (Industrial Wearable research group at Almaden)
MIT Wear-HardFAQ 
MIT WearableFAQ
MIT-IDEO Wearables Intro
MITWearable Computing Web Page
Multi Mind Project (experimentalinstallation of 33 mobile and stationary computers)
Neill Newman's Wearables Page (University of Essex)
OLED-Display.net (Comprehensive OLED display news and discussion site)
PLEB (Pocket Linux Embedded Box project)
Stanford Matchbox sized web server
Ubiquitous Computing at Lancaster University
University of Burmingham Wearable Computers Page () [Dead Link]
University of Oregon Wearable Computing
University of Toronto Wearcomp WWW Site
University of Virginia's Wearable Computers Page (working on HMD for PalmPilot) [Dead Link]
Washington University Wearable Computing Group
Wearable - HOWTO
Wearcomp FAQ
wearIT/Integrated Project in FP6 (Huge research project on wearable computing in europe with 36 partners run by Center for Computing Technologies)

Personal Sites

Adam Wozniak's Wearable Page
Bradley Rhodes' Wearable Homepage
Doug Sutherland's Wearable Computing Site (...) [Dead Link]
ICBorg (experiment in wearable synergy with lots of photos) [Dead Link]
Intelligent Information Filters And Enhanced Reality (by Alexander Chislenko)
Jeff Hartman's Wearable Webpage,
Kade Foster's Homepage () [Dead Link]
Ken Kameda's Wearable Computing Page (Japanese) [Dead Link]
Kevin J. Wang's Homepage () [Dead Link]
Marvin Elizondo's Wearable Page
Matt Carlson's Wearable Page
Omar Jenkins' Wearable Computing Page () [Dead Link]
Wearable Computer (affectivecomputing proposal by Chris Jefferies )
WearablesWebring

Magazines and Periodicals

IEEE Pervasive Computing (IEEE magazine on mobile and ubiquitous computing systems)
MOBILIS (mobile computing magazine) [Dead Link]
Pen Computing Magazine
Wearable Computing Magazine

Books

Brave New Unwired World (By Alex Lightman, William Rojas)
Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots (various authors)
Cyborg: Digital Destiny and Human Possibility in the Age of the Wearable Computer (by Steve Mann)
Cyborg: Engineering the Body Electric (by Diane Greco)
How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics (by N Katherine Hayles)
Smart Mobs: The Next Social Revolution (by Howard Rheingold on future sociology of pervasive and mobile computing)
The Cyborg Handbook (various authors)
The Intelligent Wireless Web (book on the development of physical components and software necessary to implement the intelligent wireless web)

Discussion Sites, Mailing Lists and Newsgroups

#wearables (IRC Channel on EFNet)
Comp.sys.wearables Usenet newsgroup
Eyetap Glogger Community (Online community for first-person recording and sharing of pictures and experiences from camera phones and other devices)
Future Physical > wearable computing (Wearable links, events, and discussion forum)
LinuxCE mailing list (linux for small handheld devices)
MIT Wear-HardFAQ
MobileLINUX.com (focused information regarding linux and mobility including discussion)
Techstyle Newsletter (extensive email newsletter with wearable and mobile news, highly recommended)
The Gravitywell (Wearable News and Discussion)
Ubiquitous Computing News
info gargoyle (A community for hi-tech information gatherers)

Events

BodyNets 2008 (Third international Conference on Body Area Networks) [March 13-17 2008]
ISWC 2007 (11th IEEE Symposium on Wearable Computers, Boston MA) [Oct 11-13 2007]

Hardware and Technical Specifications

802.11 wireless LAN standards (PDFs from IEEE including 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11d)
BlueUnplugged.com (Bluetooth hardware and technology site, very extensive collection of devices)
Bluetooth (low-power wireless technology)
Controlled Systems Journal PC/104 Homepage (lots of PC/104 info/links)
EG3 Embedded/DSP/RT News and Links
FlipStartPC HQ (Site for development with FlipStart handheld PC)New
HMD/VR helmet Market Overview (Comprehensive Overview of HMDs as of Jan 2002)
Linux PCMCIA Info
Linux on Laptops (Huge comprehensive site with info on components, linux configuration, etc.)
PC Keyboard FAQ (interfacing, protocols, wiring, etc.)
Ricochet (wireless internet access in select areas via serial, usb and pc cards)
SpeechWear (wearable computer with speech recognition at CMU)
ZigBee Alliance (Lightweight, low power wireless technology)
article at DPreview comparing compact flash media
pc/104 buyers guide (by Kevin Wang)
~ There are many other 802.11 WLAN, and Bluetooth devices in PCI,PCMCIA,CF,SD and USB form factor

Software and Technical Specifications

Create your own Operating System FAQ (lots of great platform specific information for lots of existing OSs)
Embedded Linux/uClinux FAQ
Linux Speakup (Linux software for the visually impaired)
Multimodal Interaction Activity (W3C standard for web pages with gensture and speech recognition)
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) workgroup (XML based vector graphics format)
Voice XML 2.0 (W3C standard for voice interactive web pages v2.0)
VoiceXML (W3C standard for voice interactive web pages v1.0)
WebCGM (latest version of ISO CGM vector graphics format)

Commercial Sites (Commercial)

BlueUnplugged.com (Bluetooth hardware and technology site, very extensive collection of devices)
Bluetooth (low-power wireless technology)
British Telecom Wearables Showcase
Controlled Systems Journal PC/104 Homepage (lots of PC/104 info/links)
EG3 Embedded/DSP/RT News and Links
Emblix (Japanese Embedded LinuxConsortium )
FlipStartPC HQ (Site for development with FlipStart handheld PC)New
HMD/VR helmet Market Overview (Comprehensive Overview of HMDs as of Jan 2002)
IBM User System Ergonomics Research (Industrial Wearable research group at Almaden)
IBM Wearables Research at Almaden
IBM: Human-powered wearable computing (by Thad Starner)
Linux PCMCIA Info
Linux on Laptops (Huge comprehensive site with info on components, linux configuration, etc.)
Ricochet (wireless internet access in select areas via serial, usb and pc cards)
WearableTech Corp. (wearpc.com)
WetPC Homepage (underwater wearable)
ZigBee Alliance (Lightweight, low power wireless technology)
article at DPreview comparing compact flash media
http://www.the-gadgeteer.com/
neXui (consulting company focused on mobile computing, Italy)
pc/104 buyers guide (by Kevin Wang)
wearIT/Integrated Project in FP6 (Huge research project on wearable computing in europe with 36 partners run by Center for Computing Technologies)
~ There are many other 802.11 WLAN, and Bluetooth devices in PCI,PCMCIA,CF,SD and USB form factor

Humorous

Fairy Washing Liquid Techno Baby () [Dead Link]

Other Sites

About One Hand Typing and Keyboarding (resources, instructions and motivation for one handed typing because of a handicap)
Accllera (formerly VHDL international at vhdl.org)
Homebrewing RISC microprocessors in FPGA
The Turbo Tortoise (it's a wearable project but they don't use the word wearable anywhere)


Google

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