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WetPC (TM) is a wearable computer for underwater use. Developed by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, it allows a diver to gather and enter data immediately into a computer worn as part of the diver's gear. Instead of a keyboard or mouse, the diver interacts with the computer using a multi-button device worn at chest level and requiring only one hand. The display is attached to the diver's mask. The developers invented a new, easy-to-intuit human/computer interface that lets the user provide information in the form of multiple finger position combinations that are always visible on the display.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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