Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1585 , Segment 2
Episode: Afghanistan, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Lautenwerck
- Apr 26, 2021 8:00 pm
- 15:37 mins
A sock that can sense tiny details in the way you’re standing or walking. A vest that knows if you’re slouching or sitting up straight. Putting sensors into clothing is nothing new. But a team at MIT, led by researcher Yiyue Luo, has figured out how to make the sensors themselves into a woven piece of clothing. So you can be literally covered in sensors, detecting the pressure of your body as you move.