Geek Chic: Wearables for Fashionistas (Forbes)



In an article about the expanding market for wearable technology devices, Forbes highlights the computational jewelry being developed by researchers at Dartmouth and Clemson University.

“In a project dubbed Amulet, they’re designing a fashionable, wearable body area network (WBAN) that essentially serves as a health management hub that collects data from various health monitors,” the magazine writes. In an interview with mHealth World, the article notes, David Kotz ’86, the Champion International Professor of Computer Science, says the jewelry is designed to be a repository, collecting data from devices such as treadmills or glucose monitors. Kotz is the associate dean for the sciences and principle investigator on the Amulet project.

Read the full story, published 11/9/13 by Forbes.

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