New low-cost thread used in wearable sensors

October 10th, 2022

Researchers at Imperial College London have embedded new low-cost sensors, designed to monitor breathing, heart rate and ammonia, into t-shirts and face masks. The wearable sensors are spun from a new Imperial-developed thread called Pecotex, which is a polystyrene sulfonate-modified cotton conductive thread that is compatible with computerized embroidery.  At about $0.14 per meter, the researchers […]

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