PSFK, a New York-based trends research company, has partnered with UNICEF to research the development of key trends that impact health and well-being with the intention of using the findings to develop concepts that can be deployed world-wide. In an article on its website, "Future of Health: Wearable Technology Improves Posture," PSFK features Lucy Dunne's (Apparel Design) Posture Monitoring Vest. The smart garment "uses a fiber-optic sensor to detect the curvature of the wearer's spine." Data about the wearer's posture is sent to a computer (or, presumably a smartphone) which provides feedback.
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