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Smart textiles are a vital emerging technology impacting key applications, such as:
- Sports and fitness
- Homeland security
Smart textiles, a building block of wearable electronics, are enabled by miniaturization of electronics and conductive materials. Exciting developments are under way in smart textiles, including wearable textiles with embedded sensors for monitoring vital signs or other physiological parameters, energy harvesting textiles, personal protective garments, etc. This presentation will highlight emerging trends, opportunities, and developments for smart textiles.