Lifestyle Monitor

Giving Consumers the Performance They Want—And Then Some

What if you could spill lunch down the front of your shirt, walk through torrential rain to get back to the office and remain connected to the Internet of Things with no stains, no wetness and no lost connections? It’s quite possible the average person could wear such a garment as textiles and technology increasingly merge.

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Technology

MIT Researcher Creates Sleep-Tracking Bedsheets

An independent researcher at M.I.T. claims he’s come up with a solution that doesn’t get in the way of a good night’s rest. The scientist has designed what he calls a “motherboard” for the medical industry, a card loaded with sensors capable of tracking sleep quality that can be embedded into linen sheets or bedspreads, which then sends the collected data to doctors or specialists via radio frequencies.

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