The Wonderful World of Wearable Devices by Jennifer A. Swanson
(Digital and Information Literacy)

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The benefits offered by wearable devices seem limitless, and for many people, the devices are really chic. These wireless gadgets can track the number of steps people take each day; measure their heart rates, the number of calories they ate, or the amount of energy they expended; or access data by using cloud computing. "Wearables"--bracelets, rings, eyeglasses, necklaces, shoe clips, and more--enable individuals to read, text, send e-mails, stay connected via social networks, or access the Internet as they walk. This intriguing volume also explains the devices' cutting-edge medical applications, including as impact indicators for concussion studies.
 

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Published January 1, 2015 by Rosen Young Adult. 48 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books, Computers & Technology.
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