CES 2019 Wearable: Myant Unveils Washable Blood Pressure Monitoring Smart Shirt

Myant SKIIN Blood Pressure Shirt (CNW Group/Myant Inc.)

Myant Inc. has introduced a latest addition to their innovative collection, the Myant SKIIN Blood Pressure Shirt.

The smart shirt is developed using Myan’t proprietary textile computing platform, SKIIN. This platform uses advanced sensors in combination with actuator technology for the development of wearable smart fabrics.

The polo shirt introduced at the CES event is the world’s first cuffless wearable smart shirt that monitors blood pressure continuously, the smart garment and its fabric looks and feels like a common T-Shirt and it can be machine washed just like other normal clothes.

SKIIN smart short not only makes monitoring blood pressure easier, it also shares the tracked data with connected health professionals. If you are attending the CES event, and want full specifications, you can visit them at booth #43326, Sands, Halls A-D in the Health and Wellness section.

Tony Chahine, CEO and founder of Myant Inc., notes that “Myant’s vision is to build a new platform for human-computer interaction that helps individuals manage and anticipate their health and wellness 24 hours a day, across all life stages.” Chahine adds, “The addition of cuffless blood pressure monitoring to our SKIIN Textile Computing platform is a major step forward in empowering continuous monitoring in a comfortable garment.”

In the coming months, Myant also plan to introduce Smart Underwear for heart health monitoring along with its smart shirt. The company also mentioned the addition of new functionality to the SKIIN platform which will include slip and fall detection, ovulation, driver fatigue detection and many other chemical sensors.

MYANT was founded in 2010 with the focus on development of an innovative textile computing platform that can help people with proactive health management. The MYANT team consists talented scientists, doctors, engineers and designers from all around the world, who are committed to turn everyday wearable garments into the most advanced and comfortable medical sensors for different conditions.

The CES 2019 show floor is peppered with new wearables across fitness, healthcare and more areas. The technology is maturing fast with mass market appeal.

In case CES is too overwhelming with its 4,500 exhibitors across 2.75 million net square feet of exhibit space, the next wearables event is just a few weeks later. At the WT Wearable Technologies Conference Europe 2019 in Munich, you can connect with Christian Stammel in a much more focused setting. The conference and expo is the must-attended annual meeting for global professionals of the entire wearable ecosystem.

More than 60 high-level speakers coming from Bayer, BMW, Casio, Gore, Microsoft, and STMicroelectronics will give you the latest insights in their applications and digitalization strategies via IoT and WT solutions and drive your business development.

The conference details and tickets for the WT Wearable Technologies Conference Europe 2019 in Munich are available on wearable-technologies.eu.

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Luigi Lugmayr writes about gadgets and new technology over the last two decades.