Sensoria Fitness Socks earn innovation honor from CES 2015.
Wearable electronics is a fast-growing field, allowing people to monitor everything from athletic performance to health. There are many aspects to monitor, and entrepreneurs are developing a wide range of new products as well as software such as apps to monitor the results.
Sensoria has created a line of garments embedded with textile sensors that are soft, durable and machine-washable. Co-founded by CEO Davide Vigano, CTO Mario Esposito and Maurizio Macagno, vice president of development, all of whom worked with Microsoft, Sensoria has made significant inroads in wearables in its four years, but it hasn’t been easy as the company needed to design not only its own textile sensors, but also the electronics, the smartphone app and equipment to manufacture the system.
The most recent addition to the Sensoria product line is the Sensoria Fitness Socks, which has earned notice as a 2015 CES Innovation Award Honoree, as well as funding from Reply. The sock connects to a Bluetooth
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