Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware

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Introducing the latest in textiles: Soft hardware

Researchers at MIT have now embedded high speed optoelectronic semiconductor devices, including light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and diode photodetectors, within fibers that were then woven at Inman Mills, in South Carolina, into soft, washable fabrics and made into communication systems.

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Good article... I was waiting for the use cases and wasn't disappointed. Smart bandages.... nice!
 

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Agreed. On the side note, the first usage: a new costume for superhero's. .LOL.
 
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