Wearing a small computer in the glasses, bracelets or shoes has become a fashion trend for people who want to monitor their consumption of calories or enough sleep.
"We are moving towards an era of supporting computer. People will walk around with their personal computer networks and the bodies will have several devices to communicate with each other and with the Internet," said Van Baker, an analyst with "Gartner".
This mode focuses on devices for fitness, with the aim to provide users with insight into whether lead a healthy life. These devices use sensors that detect micro-movements and then send the information to smart phones or tablet computers, whose applications analyze data and send notifications to users.
"Among consumers there is a huge appetite for personal data and discovering ourselves, and that will only grow over time," said the founder and director of "Jobson" Hosein Rahman. His company produces electronic devices that monitor the consumption of calories people who wear them.
It is estimated that this year the world will be sold about 30 million of these devices. Of users goes beyond fitness, so they want to have a device that will enable them to recommend movies depending on their mood or apparatus that replace your car keys or house.
"It's amazing. Before us is an exciting future," said Professor Asim Smailagić, director of the Laboratory for wearable computers, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania. Smailagić began working on wearable computers on campus, over 25 years, and the first projects were the screens that are worn on the head and show the technical information necessary for the maintenance of aircraft.
Sophisticated and cheap sensors for motion, sound, Zhi-pi-es locating and advanced applications of smart phones will allow wearable computers become commonplace, said the professor.