Biometric sensing fitness shirts are novel now, but will become commonplace

05/11/2014 - 16:10

Christina Bonnington

ONE OF THE biggest problems with today’s wearables is implementation. In their current form, they’re basically accessories you need to take off and put on to charge and sync. For both general purpose and fitness-focused trackers alike, you need to strap something onto your wrist, or snap a heart rate monitor onto your chest for detailed biological stats. This extra piece of hardware can be easy to forget if you already own one, and a barrier to entry if you don’t.