Washable Sensor Can Be Woven Into Materials

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  • TBMG-35726
Published December 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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A low-cost sensor was developed that can be interlaced into textiles and composite materials, paving the way for smart clothing that can monitor human movement. The embedded microscopic sensor is able to recognize local motion through the stretching of woven yarns treated with graphene nanoplatelets that can read the body's activity.