KlimaJack – self regulating climate inside a jacket

The KlimaJack (Climate Jacket) research project, a collaboration between German clothing companies and universities under the lead of ITIV (Institute for Information Processing Technology) aims to create climate controlling wearable systems integrated into clothing. Sensors integrated into the clothing’s fabric pick up vital body functions which are processed by miniaturized modules integrated in garments. This…

e-Pressed, relaxation with a smart Shirt

I am truly impressed from e-Pressed, a project made from smart textiles created by a group of smart people: Anja Hertenberger, Barbara Pais, Danielle Roberts. The aim of the e-Pressed project is to communicate negative emotions such as grief, sadness, pain, fear or anger in a new way, a way to create awareness in the…

Smart clothes: textiles that track your health

Garments that measure the heart rate have been on the market for some time. Made of intelligent textiles, those sensors stand out over other solutions with their excellent wearability, they are soft as textiles are. Textile based sensors provide a much higher wearing comfort: everything you need to to is to put on a shirt….