A list of relevant, previous research on wearable technology.

Conference Proceedings

Chen, Y., and Yan, Z. (2012). Gemini: A Handbag for Pervasive Social Communications. In Proceedings of the TrustCom’12. IEEE, 820-825.

Dunne, L., Profita, H., Zeagler, C., Clawson, J., Gilliland, S., Luen Do, E. and Budd, J. (2014). The social comfort of wearable technology and gestural interaction. In: 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2014. pp.4159-4162.

Dunne, Lucy E., and Barry Smyth. (2007). “Psychophysical Elements of Wearability.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (SIGCHI), pp. 299–302. San Jose, CA: ACM Press.

Juhlin O., Zhang Y., Wang J., Andersson A. (2016) Fashionable services for wearables – inventing and investigating a new design path for smart watches, Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016, 49.

Harrison, C., Brian Y. Lim, Aubrey Shick, and Scott E. Hudson. (2009). Where to locate wearable displays? reaction time performance of visual alerts from tip to toe. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’09). ACM, 941–944.

Harrison, C., and Faste, H. (2014). Implications of location and touch for on-body projected interfaces. In Proceedings of the Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, DIS ’14, ACM (New York, NY, USA, 2014), 543–552.

Häkkilä, J., Colley, A., Roinesalo, P., Lappalainen, T., Rantala, I. and Väyrynen, J. (2017). Wearable Augmented Reality Display for Wellness. In: PerDis ’17.

Häkkilä, J., Rantakari, J., Roinesalo, P. and Colley, A. (2016). Charting User Preferences on Wearable Visual Markers. In: ISWC ’16.

Häkkilä, J., Vahabpour, F., Colley, A., Väyrynen, J. and Koskela, T. (2015). Design Probes Study on User Perceptions of a Smart Glasses Concept. In: MUM ’15.

Lappalainen, T., Virtanen, L. and Häkkilä, J. (2016). Experiences with Wellness Ring and Bracelet Form Factor. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM ’16).

Mann, S. (1998). Wearable computing as means for personal empowerment. The International Conference on Wearable Computing, ICWC-98.

Pakanen, M., Lappalainen, T., Roinesalo, P. and Häkkilä, J. (2016). Exploring Smart Handbag Concepts through Co-Design. In: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM ’16),. pp.37-47.

Roinesalo, P., Virtanen, L., Lappalainen, T., Kylmänen, A. and Häkkilä, J. (2016). Solar Shirt – Design of an Environmental Awareness Wearable. In: UBICOMP/ISWC ’16 ADJUNCT. pp.495-499.

Wang J., Juhlin O., Hughes N. (2017) Fashion film as design fiction for wearable concepts, Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference. Extended abstracts on human factors in computing systems, 461.

Journal Articles

Berzowska J. (2005) Electronic textile: Wearable Computers, Reactive Fashion, and Soft Computation, Textile, Cloth and Culture, 3(1): 58-75.

Chae, J. M. (2010). Clothing & Textiles: Consumer Acceptance Model of Smart Clothing according to Innovation. International Journal of Human Ecology, 10(1), 23-33.

Cheung, T. and Li, L. (2018). Sustainable development of smart textiles: a review of ‘self-functioning’ abilities which makes textiles alive. Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology, [online] 4(2), pp.151-156.

Dunne L. (2010) Smart Clothing in Practice: Key Design Barriers to Commercialization, Fashion Practice, 2:1, 41-65.

Dunne, L. E., Ashdown, S. P., & Smyth, B. (2005). Expanding garment functionality through embedded electronic technology. Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, 4(3).

Kuusk, K., Tomico, O., Langereis, G., & Wensveen, S. (2012). Crafting Smart Textiles – a meaningful way towards societal sustainability in the fashion field? The Nordic Textile Journal, 1(6-15), 6–15.

Köhler A.R., Hilty, L.M., and Bakker, C. (2011): Prospective impacts of electronic textiles on recycling and disposal. Journal of Industrial Ecology 15(4):496-511.

Köhler, A.R., Som C. (2005). Effects of Pervasive Computing on Sustainable Development. IEEE Technology and Society Magazine 24(1): 15-23.
Lee, J., Kim, D., Ryoo, H. and Shin, B. (2016). Sustainable Wearables: Wearable Technology for Enhancing the Quality of Human Life. Sustainability, 8(5), p.466.

Smelik A., Toussaint L., van Dongen P. (2016) Solar fashion: An embodied approach to wearable technology, International Journal of Fashion Studies, 3(2): 287-303. Springer.

van der Velden, N. M., Kuusk, K., & Köhler, A. R. (2015). Life cycle assessment and eco-design of smart textiles: The importance of material selection demonstrated through e-textile product redesign. Materials & Design, 84(C), 313–324.

Book Chapters

Dunne L., Profita H., Zeagler C. (2014) Social aspects of wearability and interaction, in Sazonov E. & M.R. Neuman (eds.) Wearable Sensors: Fundamentals, Implementation and Application, Academic press, 41-65.

Timmins, M. (2009). Environmental and waste issues concerning the production of smart clothes and wearable technology. In: J. McCann and D. Bryson, ed., Smart Clothes and Wearable Technology, 1st ed. Woodhead Publishing, pp.319-331.

Ph.D. Dissertations

Kuusk, K. (2016).Crafting sustainable smart textile services. Doctoral dissertation Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Köhler, A.R. (2013). Anticipatory Eco-Design Strategies for Smart Textiles: Perspectives on environmental risk prevention in the development of an emerging technology. Doctoral dissertation Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.


Embodied Computing: Wearables, Implantables, Embeddables, Ingestibles. Eb. by Pedersen I. & A. Iliadis. The MIT Press, 2020.