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Health, fun, and engagement: Computing technologies that support physical activity

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Health, fun, and engagement: Computing technologies that support physical activity

More and more interactive systems accompany us when we engage in physical activity. But can technologies actually make sports more fun? Or perhaps we will become better at sports through technology?

By Paweł W. Woźniak, Pascal Knierim, Matthias Hoppe, July 2019

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The past, the present, and the future of fitness tracking

The past, the present, and the future of fitness tracking

The gym of the future will be the quintessence of truly invisible ubiquitous technology that automatically recognizes and tracks the workout progress of each person

By Rushil Khurana, July 2019

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Body-positive computing as a means to counteract normative biases in fitness trackers

Body-positive computing as a means to counteract normative biases in fitness trackers

Fitness trackers are rigidly defining what it means to be healthy and who "counts" as healthy. Body-positive computing can provide an alternative that allows people to engage with technologies more on their terms.

By Katta Spiel, July 2019

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The ambient intelligence course at Politecnico di Torino

FEATURE: Features

The ambient intelligence course at Politecnico di Torino

At Italy's oldest technical university, students learn about IoT concepts and technologies by building end-to-end prototypical systems.

By Luigi De Russis, December 2015

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