Ralph Lauren wearable technology PoloTech shirt to hit store shelves

PoloTech ralph lauren wearable technology

This device and apparel cross over will become available in time for the US Open this week. The PoloTech shirt from Ralph Lauren isn’t just the next one of the designer’s pieces of clothing, but is actually wearable technology that has been embedded with sensors that provide the wearer with biometric data in real-time. This includes readings on the number of calories burned and the wearer’s heart rate, sent to the wearer’s iPhone. The information collected and transmitted through this wearable technology smart shirt is meant to help the wearer…

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Smart clothing from Ralph Lauren worn at U.S. Open

Tennis ball US open smart clothing

This will be the brand’s introduction into the wearable technology industry. The U.S. Open wasn’t just an exciting event for tennis fans, this year, as it also represented the introduction of the latest in smart clothing, which was, in this case, made up of a nylon t-shirt from Ralph Lauren, which was able to monitor the stress levels and heart rate of the wearer. All the athlete needed to do was wear the shirt, and certain physical responses could be monitored remotely. David Lauren spoke about the smart clothing only…

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