How wearable tech has evolved since 1980.


Wearable Tech: From 1980 to 2013

Think Google Glass is hard to wear? Check out the roots of wearable tech courtesy of trail blazer Steven Mann.

1980s is when wearable tech was introduced and Mann, a researcher and inventor renowned for his works on computational photography, high dynamic range imaging, and wearable computing, led the charge. In 1981, he designed a 6502-based multimedia computer to be worn as a backpack. Hardcore! 

You can check out the full history in this fantastic article by Android Top News which summarizes where we have been and where we are at with wearable tech: https://androidtopnews.com/wearable-tech-a-brief-history-and-a-look-into-the-future/

TFA Team


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