Apple Looking Into Wearable Computing?

Posted: Mar 15 2010, 12:10pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 8:00pm CDT, in News | Apple

 

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The iPad is selling pretty damn well, but it's not nearly getting the same numbers that we saw out of the first iPhone. Apple's tablet will be a success, but not the world-changing category-defining device that many people expected it to be. So what's next?

Electronista reports that Apple has just hired Richard DeVaul, an expert in wearable computing. Mr. DeVaul founded AWare technologies, and specialized in wearable computers while working on his doctorate at MIT. He has helped to develop a heads-up display and a "body-worn network" device.

There are a variety of reasons Apple would hire a man with DeVaul's qualifications, and this certainly shouldn't be seen as "confirmation" that Apple is working on a wearable gadget. Then again, his job title is "Senior Prototype Scientist"...

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