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High-Tech Fashion: 5 Smart Clothes That Fight Pollution » Eco-Chick

High-Tech Fashion: 5 Smart Clothes That Fight Pollution » Eco-Chick

Our clothing physically protects our bodies and helps us express who we are – but should we expect it to do more? Wearable technology that can be integrated right into textiles and garments are starting to make it possible to detect levels of pollution in our immediate environments, and even help filter the air around us. Here are five notable examples, including a few runway-worthy dresses and a unisex jacket with amazing high-tech capabilities. Put together, these are some pretty smart clothes. CO2 Dress Makes Greenhouse Gases Look Pretty Who would have thought that the process of detecting high levels of CO2 in the air could be so beautiful? The CO2 dress visualizes the level of this greenhouse gas in the air in real-time, using a pattern of over 100 flickering LED lights sewn into the fabric. A microprocessor and CO2 sensor, which was worn in the hair of the model for ...

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