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ban

verb abrogate, banish, bar, block, censor, check, declare illegal, deny, disallow, disqualify, embargo, enjoin, estop, exclude, forbid, foreclose, forfend, interdict, obstruct, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, refuse, refuse permission, repress, restrain, say no to, shut off, shut out, stay, stop, suppress, taboo, veto, withhold permission
Associated concepts: ban on Sunday sales
See also: bar, block, boycott, censor, constrain, countermand, debar, deter, disapprobation, eliminate, embargo, enjoin, estop, estoppel, exclude, exclusion, expulsion, forbid, inhibit, injunction, obstruction, ostracism, preclude, prohibit, prohibition, proscribe, proscription, refusal, rejection, relegate, restrain, restraint, suppress, veto

ban

an official proclamation or public notice of prohibition.

BAN, A proclamation, or public notice any summons or edict by which a thing is forbidden or commanded. Vide Bans of Matrimony; Proclamation; Cowell's Interp.

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READER'S ADVISORY AND DISPLAYS IN THE WEARABLE COMPUTING WORLD
Another challenge for wearable computing is to provide access to information that can be consumed easily, says Lawo.
Among all the aforementioned sub-segments, smart fitness accessories sub-segments accounted for more than 70% of the global wearable computing devices shipment share in 2013; however, this is expected to decrease by more than quarter share by 2020.
Apple is reportedly working on smart watch, called the iWatch, and has recently gone so far as to trademark the name in several countries and plans to enter wearable computing device market after Google's Glass.
Graz University of Technology is one of the leading research universities in Austria and was one of the first higher education institutions to create university-level degree programs concentrating on wearable computing and related technologies.
Apple has decided to step in the wearable computing market after biggies like Google have announced its 'state-of-the-art' Google Glass.
Washington, July 5 ( ANI ): Multinational Computer Technology Corporation Dell is exploring moves into wearable computing, after devices such as Google Glass and digital watches enhanced the trend further.
The overarching mission of the consortium, called the Open Systems Competency Center (OSCC), is to address scientific research on the practical applications in industry for LINUX and Xybernaut will being providing extensive perspective and experience in mobile, wireless and wearable computing to the group and its efforts.
Both companies are leaders in their respective markets -- Xybernaut in mobile, wireless and wearable computing and Stargate with automotive applications and solutions.