smart clothing

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This article headlined NBC Technology News  – and what caught my attention was the LED dress, and for many reasons:  For decades, I have been thinking about ‘smart’ clothing: clothing with smart’ materials and sensors that adjusts to both our body temperature and the environmental temperature (especially beneficial for menopausal women with hot flashes); 3-D printers that print clothes for us that are recyclable with matching clothes for our robotic companions.