July 7, 2015

Source: ReadWrite

"Google’s Project Jacquard Aims To Make 'Activewear' A Reality"

“Today, what’s been going on in smart garments is sort of passive from the consumer’s perspective,” says Nick Langston, whose company TE Connectivity has partnered with Google on its Project Jacquard smart-textiles initiative, which was first unveiled at I/O in May. “That is, your garments are going to have intelligence that’s going to be reading information about you, whether it’s your motion or your heart rate or your breathing or your temperature, it’s just going to be taking information from you in a passive way, where you don’t really have to engage it.”

 

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