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— Wearable Electronics

ColdWear project developing smart jacket for workers in the Arctic

By - March 14, 2013 1 Picture
Working on arctic oil rigs and similar sites doesn't just mean putting on a jumper and a scarf. It’s arduous, exhausting and dangerous, and requires careful judgment at all times to deal with the hostile frozen environment. To make this a bit less hazardous, the Scandinavian research organization SINTEF is developing clothing equipped with sensors to monitor temperature and activity, with an eye on helping supervisors to determine when it's time for workers to stop work and return inside. Read More
— Outdoors

AI Riders On The Storm hooded down jacket keeps your face warm

By - October 18, 2012 5 Pictures
For those in the Northern Hemisphere winter is coming, and with it, all kinds of interesting and creative jackets that are ready to keep you warm. This hooded down jacket certainly takes the title of most interesting looking jacket we've seen for a while. It has a built-in goggle system that covers your whole head and face, keeping your upper body completely shielded from the elements. Read More
— Health and Wellbeing

Inflatable deep pressure vest gives you a hug, could help Autism sufferers

By - June 11, 2012 4 Pictures
Autism sufferers can often experience high levels of anxiety caused by sensory overload. While some would-be solutions focus on removing this sensory stimulation and distraction (like the Study Nook) others aim at dealing with the stress caused. The Squease Vest is an inflatable vest which, it's claimed, can help to alleviate anxiety through deep body pressure. Read More
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