Smart and interactive textile structures
December 15th, 2008

It’s not the first time that I’m writing about smart textiles — check here or there for previous stories. But today, let’s look at the work of Lena Berglin, a Swedish PhD student who is creating multifunctional textiles based on smart materials. She already has developed an intelligent glove, capable of transmitting communication, and several garments for health monitoring including a tanktop, a cardigan and a belt that measure ECG, muscular activity and breathing frequency. Here is a short quote from Lena Berglin: ‘I wanted to do something that gave a positive health effect and made life easier.’

Read more: ZDNet, Primidi


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