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Bearable computing is a term for the many different kinds of computing technologies that can be worn on the body, or carried about as implants or be otherwise temporarily or permanently installed in the body. This broad definition can include new wearable items like Google Glass, smart implants like sophisticated pacemakers or cochlear implants, or any other kind of technology that moves about with an individual. Bearable computing can be used in military development, consumer market research, and many other fields and industries.