Smart T-shirt monitors if you’re breathing easy

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Researchers in Canada have focused instead on creating a smart T-shirt with the potential to help diagnose respiratory illnesses or for real-time monitoring of respiratory rates for people with conditions such as asthma, sleep apnea or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).The challenge for the researchers at UniversitĂ© Laval’s Faculty of Science and Engineering and its Center for Optics, Photonics, and Lasers, was creating a smart T-shirt that operates without any wires, electrodes or sensors needing to come into direct contact with the wearer’s body.

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