Smart Fabrics: Context is developing wearable sensors that could detect RSI
Stella project is working on stretchable substrates with LEDs (TU Berlin)
Proetex' smart fire-fighting ensemble
You don’t often hear fashion mentioned in the same sentence as cutting edge medical technology (unless you watch Grey’s Anatomy), but shirts that double as health monitors are just one type of garment under consideration in the emerging smart fabrics industry, a market that is estimated to be worth over €300 million, with a growth rate of roughly 20% per year.
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