Yoel Fink Invents a Sound Detecting and Recording Material

 - Jul 13, 2010
References: rle.mit.edu & fastcodesign
Technology may have just become that much more wearable, thanks to Yoel Fink, a materials-science professor at MIT. Having recently developed a fabric that detects and records sound, I'm sure tech companies are clambering up his steps in order to see what this potentially revolutionary textile will be capable of in the near future.

Yoel Fink's fabric is piezoelectric which means that he essentially applied an electric field to the fabric that creates an interaction with the fibers.

Potential uses for this incredible invention include wearable microphones and blood-monitoring technology.