In Pictures: 7 hidden dangers of wearable computers

Wearable computers like smart clothes and smart watches offer a myriad of benefits, but also raise security concerns. Here are 7 worries associated with wearable devices.

Lifeblogging tools GPS-enabled, wearable cameras like the Narrative Clip and Autographer allow users to document and share virtually every instant of their lives. The tiny, always-on cameras are designed to automatically take and store thousands of photos a day.

Users simply clip the camera on their shirtfront, lapel, tie, handbag, or anywhere on the body and capture photos of everybody and everything they come into contact with. The photos can be uploaded to the device maker’s website and organized for playback in a variety of ways.

The obvious danger is that while the cameras can create a detailed journal of an individual’s life, they can also invade the privacy of friends and others being photgraphed without their knowledge or permission.

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