Issue Date: January 22, 2018
Teijin sews up sensor thread market
Teijin and Japan’s Kansai University have developed a series of fashionable and wearable piezoelectric sensors. Made of polylactic acid threads, the sensors generate a charge when they are stretched. Teijin calls them e-stitch sensors. When sewn into clothing or incorporated into athletic shoes, the sensors can detect body motion.
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