Smart underwear that measures health data developed

Business / Tech Jan 7, 2016

Smart underwear that measures health data developed

An upcoming trade fair in Tokyo will showcase wearable devices that include underwear that can measure the wearer's heart rate, calorie consumption and back straightness. The machine-washable garment, knitted with conductive metallic textiles, was developed by major underwear maker Gunze Ltd. in collaboration with NEC ...

Underwear makers seeing red in year of the monkey

National Oct 28, 2015

Underwear makers seeing red in year of the monkey

As 2016 will be the year of the monkey, Japanese underwear makers are gearing up to employ their once-in-12-year sales tactics: marketing red underwear to cash in on a legend that one can stay healthy by wearing such garments in that particular year. Gunze Ltd. ...