Wearables for Physical Privacy

Mehta, Vikram; Price, Blaine; Bandara, Arosha and Nuseibeh, Bashar (2016). Wearables for Physical Privacy. In: UbiComp 2016, 12-16 Sep 2016, Heidelberg, Germany.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2968219.2979138


Physical or bodily privacy is an innate need that drives a variety of human behaviours. However, in a highly dynamic, crowded and context dependent world with rapidly changing technology, other humans or technological devices can pose threats to the physical privacy of an individual in many ways. This short paper explores the use of wearable devices to tackle this multi-faceted problem.

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