Also often described using a variety of terms like electronic textiles, smart fabrics or high-tech clothing, smart clothes are items wearable items of tech that are able to assist in our every day lives. What they shouldn’t be confused with is wearable tech, as that term typically refers to devices like fitness trackers and smartwatches.
So, what exactly are smart clothes?
Well, smart clothes, are clothes that have tech woven into their fabric, which are typically sensors that add functionality to their traditional usage. What’s more, the tech is invariably connectable to an app, a program or even your home smart home network – depending on what it was designed to do.
Let’s have a look at a few examples.
Able to measure all sorts of health-related metrics, smart shoes provide feedback to the wearer, most often via high-tech, Bluetooth-enabled insoles. They’re also able to measure things like foot position to help serious runners to adjust their running style and avoid injuries, with all data being collected and collated via a smartphone app.
Smart Business Suits
Ever arrived at a business meeting to find you’ve left your business cards at home? Well, that can’t happen with the smart business suit that’s recently been released by Samsung, which enables the wearer to share digital business cards, as well as interact with other connected devices. Ideal for the modern entrepreneur!
If you’re someone who has trouble sleeping, then why not try some smart nightwear? There is now smart night attire on the market that is able to absorb body heat, whilst at the same time emitting low-level infrared light that’s known to promote restful sleep. Certainly a useful nighttime companion.
The growing number of smart clothes on the market is just another indication of how much smart tech and IoT is pervading every aspect of the lives of modern people. With the advent of smart homes, smart buildings and even smart cities, IoT hardware is clearly here to stay and it would seem like it’s only a matter of time until it plays an even more central role in supporting us in our everyday tasks and chores.
What will the smart tech landscape look like in another 10 years? The mind boggles!
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