Your Bra Could Save Your Life

Something you wear close to your heart could save your life.
The growing market for intelligent clothing that can measure stats including your heart and respiratory rate has resulted in a broad range of wearables which could one-day act simultaneously as an on-call doctor.
The technology is based on the use of conductive yarns -- most commonly made with silver -- which are woven into fabrics to act as sensors that detect electrical signals. They can act as electro-cardiograms and electro-myograms to measure heart rate and muscle activity respectively.
Andy Baker, is CEO of SmartLife, whose t-shirts and sports bra are set to launch in September 2015. He says the closer the sensor to the skin, the better the signal detected. Baker says "You can put it in any close-fitting garment,"



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