Smart clothes to track fitness and keep baby safe

July 08, 2015

CBS NEWS - July 8th, 2015

"Your wardrobe is about to get smart.

Clothing with smart technology that can track heart rates, breathing rates and calorie counts is hitting stores.

"Right now, [it's] kind of a small industry but expected to grow to more than five million shipping items by 2019," CNET Reviews Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Turrentine told "CBS This Morning."

 

The smart offerings Turrentine demonstrated include the $399 Hexoskin smart shirt, which is embedded with sensors that measure heart rate, breathing levels and number of steps taken per minute. It works much like the heart rate monitors that athletes often wear around their chests, but the tech is woven into the fabric."

Complete article: CBS News


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