Summary and Info
With contributed chapters from various authors, this book covers the state of the art in smart clothing technology and applications, which includes textile-based keypads, transmission lines, sensors, and actuators. The authors address usability and human aspects relevant to the manufacture and sale of such products, and they detail the evolving and increasingly wide-ranging applications related to fields such as information, healthcare, and entertainment. Smart clothing technology topics addressed in the book include interface, communication, energy supply, data management, processors, and actuators. It also discusses packaging and interconnection, shape memory alloy, and design and modeling of electronic textile applications.