Technology has been always crucial to the development of fashion, but as technology improves and advances, it is being more and more closely integrated into our clothing. or like smart watches ( apple , LG )
Wearable technologies currently exist in two spaces - as conceptual pieces by artisan designers, and as engineering driven wearable products that are taken to market. But, as Danielle Wilde explains, the future for wearable technologies lies in creating products with expressive aesthetic qualities that can be taken to market.
Danielle Wilde is a visiting research Fellow, Centre for Smart Materials and Performance Textiles at RMIT University.
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The DARPA Warrior Web program's goal is to create a soft, lightweight undersuit to help reduce injuries and fatigue while improving mission performance. DARPA is responsible for the development of new technologies for the U.S. military.
A series of webbing straps contain a microprocessor and a network of strain sensors.
"The suit mimics the action of leg muscles and tendons so a Soldier's muscles expend less energy," said Dr. Ignacio Galiana, a robotics engineer working on the project.
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