In this article we are specific to smart textiles that contain electronics. There has been extreme progress in the chemical side of manufacturing textiles that can repel odors, stains, as well asprotect against impact, and even change color and shape. These new findings have affected the global progress of smart textiles evolution; yet do not fall into the category of wearables -unless stimulated with the power of electrons.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.wearable-technologies.com
An overview of Smart Textiles projects that have been developed over the last 10 years, worthwhile read