Fuel makes Wear shirt with built-in heating




A group of students from the University of Toronto has devised a shirt with built-in heating. The shirt allows the wearer extra heat as his or her body cools to the ambient temperature. The group has already collected enough money for production.

The group of students have united under the name of Fuel Wear and plans to deliver those who through the shirt in December IndieGoGo have made ​​a financial contribution. A shirt can be purchased there for 150 Canadian dollars, converted just over 100 euros. There may also be additional batteries are purchased.

The built heating the shirt, which bears the name Flame Base Layer, can provide heating. There are built-in sensors that measure the body temperature of the wearer, so that the shirt to know how much it needs to be heated. Body temperature can be heated accordingly, with up to 10 degrees Celsius but keeps the built-in battery is only 3 hours. If there are 5 degrees to be heated is the battery life of six hours and at 2.5 degrees of heating is double. There is a battery indicator built in and there is also a button to manually adjust the heating.

According Fuel Wear the shirt can heat in the washing machine. Sensitive components such as sensors and batteries are sufficiently protected, according to the makers. In addition, the heating is turned off automatically if the shirt is too wet; that also applies to rain or excessive sweating.

Clothing seems to get tech companies and hobbyists. Increasing attention So did someone just a t-shirt that Tetris is playing and working Intel to a “smart shirt” with different sensors.

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