Clothing Basics Double As Non-Invasive Health Monitors

Clothing Basics Double As Non-Invasive Health Monitors
Innovation

Mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo and material manufacturer Toray are working on a line of clothes that can read your vitals and connect them to your mobile device.

Sara Roncero-Menendez
  • 31 january 2014

Wearable technology is one of the fastest developing fields in the last few years, with watches, headsets, and even contact lenses able to read vitals and relay them back to our phones. Now, even the clothes on our backs can give us accurate and important information on our current health. Japanese mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo and chemical company Toray are collaborating on a new set of health-m0nitoring clothes, called Hitoe (meaning “one layer”).

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