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Smart shirt knows when you're not up to snuffs

Published on Jan 11, 2014 6:21 AM
 

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - French fashion is getting smarter with the help of fabric woven with micro-sensors that can reveal when someone is weary or unwell.

France-based Cityzen Sciences was at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Friday with shirts made of "Smart Sensing" material that reads body heat, heart rate, motion and location.

"The fabric can be made into any clothing; gloves, shirts, pants, you name it," said Mr Gilbert Reveillon, international managing director at Cityzen, the lead company in a consortium that created the material.

"It is the first time ever that we managed to mix these two industries, embedding sensors into textile."

 
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