Smart fabrics and interactive textiles
November 1st, 2008

The European market for smart fabrics and interactive textiles (SFIT) represents about 300 million euro today and is growing at a yearly rate of about 20%. These smart textiles are used in ‘clothes that monitor your heart, measure the chemical composition of your body fluids or keep track of you and your local environment promise to revolutionize healthcare and emergency response.’ This is why the European Union has been funding several technological projects under the SFIT cluster umbrella for a grand total of 66 million euro. But read more…

Links: ZDNet, Primidi

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