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Intelligent-Fabric Computing: Challenges and Opportunities



Min Chen, Jia Liu, Pan Li, Hamid Gharavi, Yixue Hao, Jingyu Ouyang, Long Hu, Chong Hou, Iztok Humar, Lei Wei, Guang-Zhong Yang, Guangming Tao


With the advent of the Internet of Everything, people can easily interact with their environments immersively. The idea of pervasive computing is becoming a reality, but due to the inconvenience of carrying silicon-based entities and a lack of fine-grained sensing capabilities for human-computer interaction, it is difficult to ensure comfort, aesthetics, and privacy in smart spaces. Motivated by the rapid developments in intelligent-fabric technology in the post-Moore era, we propose a novel computing approach that creates a paradigm shift driven by intelligent-fabric computing and advocate a new concept of non-chip sensing in living spaces. We discuss the core notion and benefits of intelligent-fabric computing, including its implementation, challenges, and future research opportunities.
The innovation


Computing Paradigm, Post-Moore Era, Pervasive Computing, Intelligent-fabric Computing


Chen, M. , Liu, J. , Li, P. , Gharavi, H. , Hao, Y. , Ouyang, J. , Hu, L. , Hou, C. , Humar, I. , Wei, L. , Yang, G. and Tao, G. (2022), Intelligent-Fabric Computing: Challenges and Opportunities, The innovation, [online],, (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created November 8, 2022, Updated November 29, 2022