Washable electronic textiles to usher in an era of even smarter wearable products

With the wearable electronic device market having firmly established itself in the 21st century, active research is being conducted on electronic textiles, which are textiles (e.g. clothing) capable of functioning like electronic devices. Fabric-based items are flexible and can be worn comfortably all day, making them the ideal platform for wearable electronic devices.
Source: EurekaAlert, https://www.eurekalert.org