Faster Fashion: Intelligent Textiles Monitor Personal Biometrics

Faster Fashion: Intelligent Textiles Monitor Personal Biometrics
technology

Advances in sensor technology and fabrics are transforming ordinary clothing into wearable health diagnostic devices.

Nestor Bailly, PSFK
  • 14 december 2011

Along with our partners Boehringer Ingelheim we’ve noticed a pattern emerging in high-tech fashion: Biometric clothing capable of measuring a wearer’s vital signs and even delivering a proper dose of medicine into the skin. Whether for monitoring patients at a hospital, remotely assisting those with long term health concerns, or gathering individual data related to fitness and performance, these ‘smart clothes’ are at the forefront of developments in personal medicine. Here are four examples that highlight recent advances in biometric and intelligent textiles.

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