Woven T-Shirt Sensors Monitor Vital Signs

Woven T-Shirt Sensors Monitor Vital Signs

Smart fabrics may change the way we dress. In the future, apparel manufacturers may be able to incorporate any digital health wearable function in their garments (with the possible exception of displays). Smart fabric is a familiar topic. We wrote about work at The...
Smart PJs to Reveal Why You Can’t Sleep [video]

Smart PJs to Reveal Why You Can’t Sleep [video]

It’s easy for strivers to blow off inadequate sleep in pursuit of their goals, but people are paying increased attention to the harmful effects of long-term sleep deprivation. Many wearable devices measure sleep, reporting time spent in various sleep stages and...
Self-Regulating Fabric Reacts to Body Temperature

Self-Regulating Fabric Reacts to Body Temperature

What if we could drop the need for layered clothing to add or shed when the air temperature changes? We write fairly often about developments in smart clothing with embedded biometric sensors in which the garments play a literally supporting role as transport...