Intel wants to be a tech ‘enabler’ for the fashion industry

Its goal is to help brands and designers make cutting-edge wearables.

The line between technology and fashion is blurring. Brands and designers are now using electronics to make cutting-edge wearables and experiences, while companies like Amazon are trying to break into a space that hasn’t until now been very welcoming of outsiders. Intel is another tech company that’s set its sights on the fashion world, with various smart garments and accessories, including dresses, glasses and bracelets……

Source: Intel wants to be a tech ‘enabler’ for the fashion industry

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Your clothing could soon have stealthy heart rate sensors

You could even chuck it in the washing machine.

You might not have to wear a smartwatch or a dedicated monitor to track your heart rate in the future — you might only need the clothes on your back. Scientists have developed polymer optical fibers that are flexible enough to be woven into clothing, enabling sensors anywhere your outfit meets bare skin……

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