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From Epilepsy-Tracking Shirts to Wearable Defibrillators

 - Aug 9, 2014
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.