Wearable Tech

Going Beyond Google (For Now): Google Glass Hacks

Going Beyond Google (For Now): Google Glass Hacks

Google Glass can be used to accomplish a myriad of tasks ranging from obtaining information off of the web, to keeping track of time and weather, to shooting film shorts and taking pictures. While Google Glass is still in its infancy, ...

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When Defenses are Down these Clothes Hold Up

When Defenses are Down these Clothes Hold Up

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics about 91% of sexual assault victims are female and only 9% are male.   The preponderance of statistical evidence shows us that women could benefit from some form of extra protection on them ...

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A T-shirt that can Charge your iPhone

A T-shirt that can Charge your iPhone

Xiaodong Li (foreground) demonstrates the flexibility of a swatch of activated carbon textile (credit: University of South Carolina ) Researchers from the University of South Carolina created the first ever T-shirt that can be used as a ultra powerful battery ...

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Badges Detect Shock Waves

Badges Detect Shock Waves

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania developed new badges that visibly react to exposure to shock waves by changing color. Developers can calibrate the badges to show the exposure level of the wearer, similar ...

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PAN in a Standard Smart Cotton T-Shirt

PAN in a Standard Smart Cotton T-Shirt

The Idaho based Company SCOTTEVEST recently released its “SeV” cotton t-shirt. On the surface, this shirt resembles a normal, thin cotton t-shirt. Hidden inside are three pockets; a zippered pocket on the chest and two pockets along the side seams ...

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Cancer Detecting Bra?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could be tested for a scary disease just by putting your underwear on? This could soon become reality. Scientists from the Centre for Research and Innovation at the University of Bolton in the United ...

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RFID Ecosystem Project

RFID Ecosystem Project

A pilot project in social networking, which involves wirelessly monitoring people in a closed environment, will commence in March, 2008 at the University of Washington’s computer science building. The RFID Ecosystem project will provide long-term, in-depth research of user-centered RFID ...

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Smart Fabrics Monitor Physiological Signs

Smart Fabrics Monitor Physiological Signs

The Zephyr Company, based in New-Zealand, has developed advanced fabrics that can monitor physiological signs. The company’s Smart Fabric technology is based on sensors that are woven into a person’s clothes and can gather and transmit real-time physiological data, such ...

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