Such bio-monitoring clothing is allows freedom of movement for patients who need constant monitoring and data collection. Another market for such technology is high performance sports and fitness enthusiasts who want to flexibly log their vitals during workouts.
Implications - The combination of textiles and mircoelectronics is what makes the Vital Jacket so unique. The jacket was designed with multiple contexts in mind. Users can select their desired heart rate and be notified via a vibrating alarm.