“Intelligent” T-Shirt Monitors Hospital Patients’ Vital Signs and Movements

by , 09/25/11

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, design for health, GPS, wearable technology, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style, Madrid, LOBIN, T-shirts

Hospital stays aren’t fun no matter what, but the constant poking and prodding can be some of the worst offenders.  Researchers from la Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed an “intelligent T-shirt” that can make these a little less necessary by non invasively monitoring vital signs in real time, all the while saving time for the hospital staff. Interested in seeing how it works?  Click ahead to learn more and watch a video explaining the technology.


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