Hands on with electronic textiles (E-textiles) – promoting technology through craft and design
Coyle, Shirley and Bird , Aoibheann and Diamond, Dermot (2015) Hands on with electronic textiles (E-textiles) – promoting technology through craft and design. In: 9th Irish Human Computer Interaction Conference (iHCI 2015), 23 Oct 2015, Dublin, Ireland.
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Novel wearable technologies are changing the way we live – not only supplying us with the desired information in an instant but also in monitoring health, fitness and lifestyle. While smartwatches and similar devices are dominating the “Wearables” trend, smart garments with textile based electronic systems have the capability to enhance the functionality of our clothing. This creates a new interface to interact with our own body and its surrounding environment.
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