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Wearables and apps: insecure connections, careless users

Interview with Dr. Gabriele Bleser, AG wearHEALTH and AG Erweiterte Realität (Augmented Reality), Kaiserslautern University of Technology and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence


Photo: Dr. Gabriele Bleser

Dr. Gabriele Bleser; © AG wearHEALTH

Photo: Woman is training with ball, wearable at her wrist

Will physical therapy and rehabilitation look like this in the future, using wearable devices? There are no devices yet for sophisticated medical scenarios. Dr. Bleser and the AG wearHEALTH want to change this; ©panthermedia.net/ hasloo

Photo: Young woman takes a selfie while she is jogging

And after work-out, upload a selfie alongside the data from your fitness tracker - in practical application, protection of their health-related, personal data is not as important to users as they state in surveys; © panthermedia.net/ william87

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

©B. Frommann