Posture pants for yoga lovers


Wearable experiment have produced a legging for Yoga participants that uses haptic feedback on the quality of your posture, when trying to achieve a particular position. (more…)

Conductive tattoos – skin deep electronics


Conductive tattoos open up the possibility to have electronics directly on your skin, including items such as: input devices or RFID antennas. This is the work of Cindy Kao, an MIT PhD student working together with Microsoft research. (more…)

Deforming shirt shows your effort


German designer Simone Schramm has created an experimental deforming sports top. The idea appears to be that through tightening of threads within the garment it can be made to open the surface and reveal colors from a lower layer. (more…)

Pressure sensing textile from LG


A lack of robust textile sensors and electronic components has held up the advance of electronic garments. LG are attempting to fill the gap, with a textile pressure sensor. (more…)

Google and Levis announce smart urban cycle jacket


16 years after the Philips/Levi’s jacket, Levi’s have returned to electronic garments. Together with Google they have announced, at the recent Google I/O, a smart jacket for urban cyclists. The jacket uses the touch pad developed by Google’s project jacquard to enable gesture control of a bluetooth linked smart phone. In the following video an urban cyclist heading through San Francisco puts the jacket through its paces. (more…)

Leggings that measure you


Given the rather snug nature of leggings, getting the right fit is essential to wearable comfort. LikeAGlove have the solution, a pair of leggings with numerous stretch sensors that can work out your critical measurements, such as waist and thigh circumference. (more…)