29 May '12, 10am

Sensor-Laden T-Shirt Sweats Workout Details: A team of students at Northeastern University in Boston has combine...

A team of students at Northeastern University in Boston has combined medical and Web-based technologies to create an intelligent T-shirt that can dynamically track a person's workout. Squid is comprised of a wearable compression shirt that integrates with a smartphone application and a Web database to monitor the levels of activation of a person's muscles while engaged in resistance training, according to the university (watch a video below). The name squid comes from the EMG (electromyography) tentacles that are sewn into the shirt and stretch from the shirt and attach to a person's chest to measure muscle usage. The shirt also has a heart-rate monitor to provide a more holistic view of activity level. Squid is a sensitized, wearable compression shirt that integrates with a smartphone and Web database to monitor resistance exercises. Squid's "tentacles" are strategically ...

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