Robotic jacket mimics plants to regulate body temperature

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We have written about some interesting developments in clothing recently. From this high-tech dress made from graphene to this jacket for the homeless that allows passersby to donate with contactless payments. Now, The Omnius is a jacket that uses air vents that open and close robotically to keep the wearer at the ideal temperature. Designed with athletes such as skiers in mind, the jacket is equipped with electronically operated vents that open or close to keep the wearer at a consistent temperature. Inspired by plants, The Silicon Valley startup modelled the jacket's ventilation system on stomata, the microscopic pores…

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