Tag Archive for wearables

Decimal Lab Presents iMind in Osaka, Japan

On September 2, 2015 the Decimal Lab team, Dr. Isabel Pedersen, and students Nathan Gale (graduate student), Cameron Nicoll (undergrad student), and Samantha Reid (UOIT alumni and research manager) embarked on their Japan Odyssey. Flying halfway around the world to conduct field research, forge international connections, present their iMind technology project at the International Symposium of Wearable Computing (ISWC) Design… Read more →

Decimal Lab visits Tokyo, Japan

Visit to the Embassy The first location of interest to the Decimal Lab while visiting Tokyo was the Canadian Embassy. Before venturing to Japan, Dr. Isabel Pedersen had made contact with Counsellor and Senior Trade Commissioner at the Canadian Embassy in Japan in order to set up a meeting while we were in the country. He was kind enough to accommodate… Read more →

The hybridization of wearables and implantables: A new era of technology?

Reality-Shifting Comments: By Rebecca Smith A recent innovation by Naomi Kizhner has lead me to question the line between wearable technology and implantable technology. Previously, wearable technology was generally thought to be a piece of technology that is worn as an appendage on the human body whereas implantable technology is more permanent. But what do we get when the line… Read more →