10 top wearable technology design principles | Front End Innovation | Scoop.it

“In the coming decade, wearable technology will touch nearly every aspect of our lives. It will allow us to bring the power of the Internet to everything we do.” –Marcus Weller, Ph.D. (...).


1. Solves a recurring problem for the person

2. Starts from the human, not the machine

3. Requests attention, does not demand it

4. Enhances human capabilities, does not replace them

5. Creates a net negative number of problems

6. Enables deep and broad connectivity

7. Serves the software

8. Weniger, aber breiter (Less but broader)

9. Capitalizes on existing behavior

10. Augments the things we love, and automates the things we don’t

Via Olivier Janin