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2 Author(s)
Post, E.R. ; Media Lab., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA ; Orth, M.

Wearable computers can now merge seamlessly into ordinary clothing. Using various conductive textiles, data and power distribution as well as sensing circuitry can be incorporated directly into wash-and-wear clothing. This paper describes some of the techniques used to build circuits from commercially available fabrics, yarns, fasteners, and components.

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Wearable Computers, 1997. Digest of Papers., First International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

13-14 Oct. 1997