Monday, August 19, 2002


"Pervasive computing's* earliest adapters will be old people...an aging, increasingly demented America, who forgets to take pills and is forever misplacing the TV remote control."

Examples are gesture pendants, Autonomy Enhancing Devices, and an artificially intelligent health adviser, part of a "Smart Home" environment.

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* The essence of pervasive computing is the creation of environments saturated with computing and wireless communication, yet gracefully integrated with human users