How high-tech clothes could be your next doctor – CNN.com

To find out about your body’s vital signs, all you need to do is to get dressed, with smart fabrics letting you monitor your health with your clothes.

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As someone who has been interested in the future of wearables as well as one who has been working on improving my health, I found this interesting. If it was available at an affordable price, I’d be interested in it, and I can see the medical benefits proposed in this article. However, I’d be concerned about the accuracy of the data collected, the security of the data, and the reliability of the garment. When I say I question the reliability of the garment, the mom in me wondered if these garments could survive the clothes washer and clothes dryer for cleaning! What do you think of this next idea in wearables? What would it take for you to purchase it if available? Include your comments below. –TechCommGeekMom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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