Motion and posture sensing textiles

September 1st, 2022

A form-fitting sock embedded with sensors can track the wearer’s movement and posture. Photo: MIT Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a novel fabrication process to produce smart textiles that can snugly conform to physical requirements by sensing the posture and motion of the wearer. By incorporating a special […]

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A sock for posture correction

June 1st, 2022

Because taping techniques meant to correct ankle posture are “time consuming and a hassle to apply,” student researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a posture alignment sock to address pain and discomfort caused by improper alignment. The project was in collaboration with a startup founded by a physical therapist and a patient. The […]

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