AT Banter Podcast Episode 159 - Jess Jur and Smart Clothing

Every shop at Old Navy and wish you could purchase a t-shirt that could regulate temperature or monitor your vital signs? Well, you may be in luck soon. This week we talk with Jess Jur, Associate Professor of Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science at NC State University's College of Textiles who gives us an overview of the notion of Smart Textiles and helps us breakdown what the implications are for Assistive Technology.

Show Notes

Comcast’s latest accessibility feature lets customers change TV channels with their eyes
https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/17/18681792/comcast-eye-control-accessibility-feature-change-tv-channels
Bad braille plagues buildings across U.S., CBS News Radio investigation finds

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/bad-braille-plagues-buildings-across-u-s-cbs-news-radio-investigation-finds/
NEXT Research Group
https://sites.textiles.ncsu.edu/next/
Smart Clothes TED Talk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oUHW9eqNaA

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