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Design of Multimodal Mobile Interfaces by Yael Shmueli-Friedland, Michael Lawo, Brion van Over, Alexander Rudnicky, Asaf Degani, Deborah Dahl, Kathy Brown, Ute Winter, Nava Shaked

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Michael Lawo, Robert K. Logan, and Edna Pasher

4Wearable computing

A media ecology approach and the context challenge

Abstract: We describe the operations, features, and implications of wearable computing (a computing system worn by the user like clothing). The interactional considerations between users and wearable computing are examined following the ideas of J. C. R. Licklider, Andy Clark, Marshall McLuhan, Neil Postman and the concept of Media Ecology. We argue that understanding the environment created by wearable computing as well as its psychological and social impact is crucial to approach this technology. As McLuhan pointed out, one cannot understand a figure unless one understands the environment in which it operates. To this end, we ...

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