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​Clothes that receive and transmit digital information | KurzweilAI

​Clothes that receive and transmit digital information | KurzweilAI

Ohio State University researchers have taken a key step in the design of  “functional textiles” — clothes that gather, store, or transmit digital information. They’ve developed a breakthrough method of weaving electronic components into fabric with 0.1mm precision — small enough to integrate components such as sensors and computer memory devices into clothing.

Imagine shirts that act as antennas for your smart phone or tablet, workout clothes that monitor your fitness level, sports equipment that monitors athletes’ performance, a bandage that tells your doctor…

Source: Clothes that receive and transmit digital information | KurzweilAI