Smart Clothing

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Now, smart pants will keep your yoga poses in check

01 Dec 2018

Now, smart pants will keep your yoga poses in check

Practicing yoga at home can be problematic, especially when there's no instructor for assistance.

Global wearables market grows 7.7% in Q4 2017, Apple leads

04 Mar 2018

Global wearables market grows 7.7% in Q4 2017, Apple leads

According to data from IDC's WorldWide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, total shipment volumes for Q4 2017 reached 37.9 million units, up 7.7% from the 35.2 million units shipped in the same quarter in 2016.

Move over facial-recognition! "Smart clothes" that store passcodes are here

02 Nov 2017

Move over facial-recognition! "Smart clothes" that store passcodes are here

Computer scientists at University of Washington, including an Indian-origin researcher, developed a new "smart fabric" that stores information in clothes invisibly without built-in sensors or power source.

Google 'smart' jacket is here but who's actually buying it?

26 Sep 2017

Google 'smart' jacket is here but who's actually buying it?

It all falls into place - smartphones, smartwatches, smartglasses and now keeping up with the trend: a smart jacket.

MIT's breathable workout suit is here. Say goodbye to sweat!

13 Sep 2017

MIT's breathable workout suit is here. Say goodbye to sweat!

If sweating and soggy clothes are stopping you from exercising, then researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have good news for you!

Underwear that prevents backpain!

04 Aug 2017

Underwear that prevents backpain!

Engineers from the US have designed a mechanized smart undergarment that may help reduce lower back pain.

This sensor can turn any fabric into a fitness tracker

18 Jul 2017

This sensor can turn any fabric into a fitness tracker

Harvard University researchers have developed a highly sensitive, soft capacitive sensor made of silicone and fabric that can turn any piece of clothing into a fitness tracker.