Things are changing fast in the textile industry, and e-textile, it’s often associated with fashion trends.
Wearable technology is not just for fashion, it’s proving helpful in sport, health, and even in the workplace.
There are now smart clothes for work, for both ladies and men. These are not just casual smart clothes for work but e-fabrics that have a a preventive function in the case of jobs that involve certain risks for the staff of a company.
How do smart clothes help in the workplace?
Technology advancement that drives e-clothes in the textile industry is focused on the sensors that make the human body tissues react to some stimuli, (both physical and chemical) in and around the body.
This is how clothes were manufactured to respond and adjust to body changes, for example, the change in temperature of the body, hydration, blood pressure, etc, and warn when there’s a risk of health problem.
For fabrics designed to be used in high-risk workplace, what is important is a perfect combination of utility, comfort, and safety that it can provide to workers.
What can smart clothes do?
There are many types of smart fabrics, some are capable of responding to stimuli such as temperature, light, sweat, etc.
Smart clothes can acclimatize whoever uses them, providing heat or cold, as necessary, or to fight bacteria to which workers are exposed, or to notify imminent risk in an environment.
With the use of smart clothes of this type in the workplace, we could get to carry out much more complex activities in the work environment.
The use of smart tech, sensors, and others in the production of smart attires helps to keep workers protected in difficult situations, reduces the risks that some activities may have, and help to manage workers with health challenges.
Functions of Smart clothes
Some of the functions of smart clothes that can be observed in all work areas are the following, and we’re sure that smart clothes will be more useful in the future across different industries.
Smart clothing does not only help to manage our health since it can send a signal of possible health problem but it can help greatly in preventive medicine.
Smart clothes can help to detect a problem from the moment it shows its first sign and alerts the user long before it damages organs or tissues in the body system.
If this does not make the people who work in a company feel more secure and stable, nothing will.