Internet of wearable things: Advancements and benefits from 6G technologies – ScienceDirect

The great achievements in electronics, automation, and digital communication technologies in the sixth-generation (6G) era has significantly accelerated the development of smart wearables and the personal ecosystems realizing the Internet of wearable things (IoWT). As the IoWT technologies have not matured yet, a keen knowledge of current states and future research trends is of importance to promote the popularization of the technology. In this review article, we investigate state-of-the-art characteristics of IoWT to identify its advancements and benefits from 6G technologies.