Introduction to Smart Textiles

Publication Type Book Section
Authors Stefan Schneegass, Oliver Amft
Title Introduction to Smart Textiles
Abstract This chapter introduces fundamental concepts related to wearable computing, smart textiles, and context awareness. The history of wearable computing is summarized to illustrate the current state of smart textile and garment research. Subsequently, the process to build smart textiles from fabric production, sensor and actuator integration, contacting and integration, as well as communication, is summarized with notes and links to relevant chapters of this book. The options and specific needs for evaluating smart textiles are described. The chapter concludes by highlighting current and future research and development challenges for smart textiles.
Book Title Smart Textiles
Series Human–Computer Interaction Series
Publisher Springer International Publishing
Date 2017
Pages 1-15
Language en
ISBN 978-3-319-50123-9 978-3-319-50124-6
URL Publisher's website
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Rights ©2017 Springer International Publishing AG
Extra DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-50124-6_1
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