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Ministry of Education.
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If the tech fits, wear it

24 October 2013

A woman wearing a glasses frame that holds a wearable computer

Some industry experts have raised concerns about wearable technologies. For example, people who don't want to be surreptitiously videoed or photographed and issues with interactive technologies. "Do you really want a touch screen on the front of your T-shirt?” asked Genevieve Dion, who directs a fashion and technology lab at Drexel University.

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Discussion starters

  • Brief development: Use this and other examples to critically analyse existing outcomes. (level 7)
  • Characteristics of Technology: Use this and other examples to explain how people’s perception of Technology influences their acceptance of Technology. (level 5)

Keywords: wearable tech, brief development, characteristics of technology

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