As part of an e-textile research project for Smart Textile Services (CRISP), designers Eunjeong Jeon, Kristi Kuusk, Martijn ten Bhömer and Jesse Asjes have developed a therapeutic wearable to treat a variety of physical ailments, including pain, sports injuries, and bone density loss.
Aptly called “Vibe-ing,” the wearable is embedded with circuits that can sense touch and actuate a vibrating motor on specific pressure points on the body.
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