Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / KaHa smart t-shirt monitors health
KaHa smart t-shirt monitors health
10
Jun '18
KaHa smart t-shirt monitors health
Kaha, a smart wearable IoT platform company based in Singapore, has introduced a smart t-shirt prototype which can monitor body health and wellness. The prototype has been developed in collaboration with the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) under its Collaborative Industry Project (CIP) on smart apparel innovation.

The smart t-shirt captures body vitals with the help of its printed flexible hybrid electronics and transmits the information to a detachable smart module present on the apparel. The module is responsible for cleaning the transmitted data and share it with the KaHa IoT platform which then analyses it.

The prototype is capable of monitoring heart rate and it alerts wearers if it reaches 80 per cent of the person’s maximum heart rate. The t-shirt can also track electrocardiography and maximal aerobic capacity and can be expected to track other biometrics such as blood pressure and breathing patterns.

Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) is the key enabling technology for wearable electronics involves integrating ultra-thin silicon components using precision engineering handling; printing with conductive and active inks and pasting on stretchable substrates. The applications of smart wearables are in sports and fitness, healthcare and wellness monitoring as well as infotainment, said the company in a press release.

SIMTech launched CIP on smart wearable innovation programme to equip the local industry and grow the eco-system to be ready for the explosive growth in smart wearables.

“KaHa is delighted to work alongside SIMTech as a strategic partner, to guide and develop the nascent but exciting smart wearables and FHE eco-system in Singapore. CIP is a great platform to engage with partners to testbed ideas and launch new innovative products,” said Sim Seo Lay, head of business development and operations, KaHa Pte Ltd. (KD)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 22nd Feb 2020

Pharr sells Pharr High Performance to Coats Group

Pharr, a provider of differentiated textile products and assorted...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 22nd Feb 2020

TOAI highlights importance of textiles in auto industry

The first edition of the conference 'Textile Opportunities in a...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 22nd Feb 2020

Cocona's 37.5 fibres to have new biodegradable additive

All of the 37.5 staple fibres and filament yarns by Cocona, will now...

Interviews View All

Spokesperson, Hugo Boss

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Victor Chao, Esmetex

Victor Chao
Esmetex

‘In future, clothing boundary lines will become increasingly blurred.’

Top executives, Indian retail players

Top executives
Indian retail players

Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart endorses the humongous opportunities in...

Riddhi Jain,

Riddhi Jain

Conceived in Europe and curated in New Delhi, NeceSera is a...

Dejan Lalevic,

Dejan Lalevic

Mesdan SPA, a subsidiary of Italian firm Savio Macchine Tessili,...

Manoj Sorathiya,

Manoj Sorathiya

Surat-based Sunrise Imports & Exports Co is a manufacturer and...

Asif Rahman, MIP

Asif Rahman
MIP

MIP is a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance textiles and...

Marten Alkhagen, Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Madison Maxey, Loomia

Madison Maxey
Loomia

Loomia designs and manufactures soft circuit systems that can be produced...

Anisha Chaudhari, Threads & Shirts

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads & Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

Joe Ikareth, Joe Ikareth

Joe Ikareth
Joe Ikareth

<b>Joe Ikareth</b> has a rock-solid fashion and textiles background, which ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


February 2020

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search