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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wi6lNmcx7V4 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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