Stylish, smart scarves alert cyclists and filter air pollution

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We’ve seen how garments can be engineered to detect high levels of air-borne pollutants, and sartorially-conscious Parisian cyclists are the latest to benefit. WAIR has developed a scarf that, as well as being fashionable, alerts cyclists to moderate to high levels of pollution, whereupon they lift the scarf up and a hidden breathing mask filters out the pollutants. The scarf is fully connected to the accompanying WAIR app which will give user a real-time indication of air quality. The WAIR scarf is currently in development, with plans to release both men’s and women’s ranges. We've seen smart clothing that will…

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