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20 Smart Clothing Technology Finds

From Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts to Wearable Defibrillators

— August 9, 2014 — Tech
We're living in a time when the concept of smart clothing technology is no longer foreign; with wearable technologies becoming commonplace and gadgets like smartphones and tablets being ubiquitous, the movement towards a completely smart outfit is becoming a reality.

The need for connectivity has shifted to areas not before explored, which is having positive impacts on a variety of different verticals. For those who suffer from chronic health problems, the rise of smart clothing technology that will alert you of an impending attack can help them to anticipate with better accuracy. Moving away from practical uses, we're seeing smart clothing technology expand to include everything from accessories that are wrist-worn to hats that connect to smartphones. Whether you perceive the innovations as brilliant or goofy, it's clear that they're here to stay.
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Subtle Smartphone Shoes
Subtle Smartphone Shoes
The ‘SuperShoes’ Tickle Your Feet to Communicate Smartphone Functions
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Inexpensive Augmented Reality Headsets
Inexpensive Augmented Reality Headsets
The Smart Cap Can Be Built Using Easily Available Parts
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Wearable Defibrillators
Wearable Defibrillators
The Heart Attack Vest by Johns Hopkins Students Prevents Episodes
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Signal-Blocking Coats
Signal-Blocking Coats
Coop Himmelb(l)au Develops the Jammer Coat
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Color-Changing Fabric Ink
Color-Changing Fabric Ink
This Wind-Reactive Ink Was Developed by Lauren Bowker.
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Bluetooth Baseball Caps
Bluetooth Baseball Caps
The Snaptrax Baseball Cap Connects With Your Smartphone Via Bluetooth
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Health-Tracking Tees
Health-Tracking Tees
The Chronious Project Smart T-Shirt Keeps Tabs on Medical Conditions
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Trackable Bluetooth-Enabled Fashion
Trackable Bluetooth-Enabled Fashion
Asher Levine Used Bluetooth-Enabled Chips to Track Garments
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Tech-Integrated Streetwear
Tech-Integrated Streetwear
The Elaine Lui Graduate Collection Featured LED-Lit Garments
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Smartphone-Connected Corsets
Smartphone-Connected Corsets
'X.Pose' is a Piece of Fashion Integrated with Smartphone Data
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Lighted Smart Running Clothes
Lighted Smart Running Clothes
The Glowfaster Jacket by Simon Weatherall Monitors Progress
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Wearable Athletic Speed Trackers
Wearable Athletic Speed Trackers
The XBand Speed Pro Tracks Athlete Speed, Agility & Other Data
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Assault-Averting Wearables
Assault-Averting Wearables
The Vive Wristband Keeps You Safe in Drunken Social Situations
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Speaker Material Sweatshirts
Speaker Material Sweatshirts
This High Tech Hoodie From BetaBrand is for Sound Professionals
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Obstacle-Alerting Apparel
Obstacle-Alerting Apparel
The Eyeronman Haptic Vest Warns Wearers of Potentially Dangerous Objects
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Anxiety-Tracking Underwear
Anxiety-Tracking Underwear
The Stress-Monitoring Bra by Microsoft Research Pinpoints Moodswings
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Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts
This Top is About Detecting Epileptic Seizures and Collecting Data
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Heart-Monitoring Sports Bras
Heart-Monitoring Sports Bras
Sensoria's Fitness Bra Includes Electrodes for Heart Rate Monitoring
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Camera-Resistant Headwear
Camera-Resistant Headwear
This ‘Justice Cap’ is an LED Baseball Cap that Blocks Cameras
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Smart Electric Skates
Smart Electric Skates
The ACTON R RocketSkates by Peter Treadway is the First of Its Kind
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