|Documentation :||Hardware | Software | Tutorials||Wardrobe :||Jackets | Applications|
|Papers :||Notes | Proposals | Research||Administration :||Stock | Minutes | Progress|
Present: Mark Everingham, Erik Geelhoed, David May, Henk Muller, Phil Neaves, Cliff Randell, Nathan Sidwell, Bill Sharpe, Phil Stenton, Barry Thomas.
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Erik agreed to take part in an Eyeglasses/Wearables presentation in the Autumn.
Three vacation students have been recruited to help develop software this summer.
Paul Wood (an MSc student) is also working on combining data with camera images.
Papers : Two poster papers have been submitted to ISWC99 - "Computer Aided Shopping - An Exploration of Dynamic Connectivity" and "Combining Positional Information with Visual Media".
Phil S. is giving a presentation at the Symposium of Handheld & Ubiquitous Computing at Karlsruhe. Phil, Erik & Cliff to meet up to discuss the possibility of preparing a short paper.
Three applications currently under development - the Tourist Jacket; the Shopping Jacket; and the positional camera.
The continuously polling architecture of LocoMedia is being shelved for the moment while we explore an event driven model. We are investigating using devices (e.g. pingers, GPS) to intelligently generate events which the wearable computer responds to with an event list.
The Footbridge protocol has been successfully implemented and demonstrated using simplex Footbridge and Nino. Phil N. expected to deliver duplex version before 14th July.
Two Sony LiIon camcorder batteries are now in use in the Shopping Jacket and CyberBag.
Retail Partners David is keen to make early contact with potential retail partners. Cliff will identify local shops with web-sites suitable for Shopping Jacket demonstrations, or those which can easily be mocked up.
R.C.A. Bill is liaising with the Royal Academy of Art to introduce their design students to Wearable Computing - and obtain their input to the project. Meeting next Wednesday with Gillian Crampton-Smith to demo existing jacket and to explore possibilities.
GSM 'Phones Existing 'phones need replacing. David is interested in contacting Orange to acquire sponsored 'phones. In the meantime new 'phones to be bought by Henk/Phil N.
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