Thomas A. Bass, "Dress Code," Wired, April 1998
"The main purpose of wearables," says Daniel Siewiorek, director of the lab, "is to try to merge information space with people's work space." Although computing technology has evolved over the years from centralized mainframes to desktop PCs, Siewiorek points out that the fundamental input/output devices associated with computing haven't really evolved much beyond keyboards and monitors. "We want to break out of the standard input/output paradigm," says Siewiorek. "What people are looking for, effectively, is hands-off computing."
Arielle Emmitt, "If the computer fits ... wear it," Computer Graphics World, May 1993