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The Impact Of Privacy On Wearable Computing Adoption
2016 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The concept of mobile computing finds several application in sectors such as public administration, entertainment, military and others that take advantage of the fact that the mobile computing enables the user to access the content from anyplace and anytime. The only requirement is the usage of a mobile device and access on a public or private network. Nowadays, the concept of mobile computing has been extended and there is transformation from mobile devices to wearable devices such as the Google Glasses, Apple Watches, or other wearable computing devices. The innovative concept of wearable computing, in order to avoid the risk of the high cost of production, requires a framework that identifies the user’s behavior towards adopting this type of technology. There are several factors that may influence the user’s intention to adopt wearable computing, including technical and non technical factors. The scope of the current Thesis is to detect the impact of the privacy factor towards the intention of the user to adopt the wearable computing.

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Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law, Wearable Computing, Privacy, Technology Acceptance
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-47445Local ID: 4fcab7e6-e58c-4b49-8f25-758403866020OAI: diva2:1020768
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Information Security, master's level
Validerat; 20160621 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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