Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in Wetware
by Rudy Rucker

A wildly imaginative novel, out-of-control sentient robots start creating their own humans. Not a children's book.

Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Underwear Detects Heart Problems
   Recently, Philips Electronics came out with a network of sensors woven into ordinary clothing, like underwear.

Scentsory Chameleon Bodysuit: Biometric Fashion
   The Scentsory Chameleon Bodysuit is a "smart second skin" with integrated printed organic opto-electronics and integrated flexible nano-genetic devices on textiles.

Fatal Vision Goggles - Simulate Impaired Driving
   Fatal Vision Simulator Goggles are designed to help you see poorly. They simulate the experience of driving while under the influence.

MEMSwear Fall Fashion - Bluetooth-enabled Motion Detection Shirt
   Fallen and you can't get up? This shirt has already called for help.

Electronic Underwear Monitors Your Heart
   Philips Research in Germany announced on Friday that they have developed underwear that monitors your heart. The underwear can also dial 911 for you.

Geo-View ECG-Shirt - So Close To A Heartshirt
   Geo-View has created a new shirt for sports enthusiasts (and others) called the ECG-Shirt. It has incorporated high-tech foil containing sensors that measure heart rate, yielding an electrocardiogram.

Bio-Shirts From Korea Monitor Athletes
   Very lightweight shirt to help elite athletes (and amateurs) train and avoid overstraining themselves - maybe you'll wear one when you get older.

T-Qualiser Club Shirt Has Electro- Gobbledi- Googescence
   This shirt tells you whether you're getting enough base at the club.

Smart Bra Does Breast Cancer Screening
   This prototype could lead the way to an easy method of breast cancer screening that could lead to more breast cancer cures through early detection.

Fingersight Synesthesia Machine
   Fascinating haptic interface device lets you feel what you can see; Rudy Rucker wrote about something quite similar about twenty years ago.

Vital Jacket Heart (Monitoring) Shirt Via Rudy Rucker
   I'm going to keep on collecting example technologies that are almost a Rucker heartshirt, because I know someday those docs are going to get it right.

Smart Fabrics For Biomonitoring
   New development could make the development of a heartshirt cheap, and not merely possible.

'Warning Signs' T-Shirt Is CO2 Detector
   Why not let others see your concerns?

Somnus Sleep Shirt - Sweet Dreams
   Get your REM on.

LOBIN Intelligent T-Shirts
   At some point, we'll all wear intelligent t-shirts.

Biosensing Clothing Listens To Your Heart
   I'm thinking that Rudy Rucker should have one of these...

OMsignal Heart Shirt With Woven Electronics
   'It can feel your heartbeat … look...'- Rudy Rucker, 1988.

Ralph Lauren Polo Tech Shirt
   'It can feel your heartbeat...'- Rudy Rucker, 1988.

Microsupercapacitors Make Wearable Electronics Disappear
   'He pressed the button in his sleeve communicator...' - Murray Leinster, 1945.

Festo's eMotionButterfly, AirJelly And AirPenguin Robots
   ... Bright beings darted through the hot light.' - Rudy Rucker, 1988.

Jabil Integrated Textile Heart Monitoring
   'Della's first present was an imipolex sweatshirt called a heartshirt…' Rudy Rucker, 1988.

Inkjet-Printed Wearable Solar Cells
   Ultra-thin wearable organic photovoltaic material. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
new authors and technologies - Shop for yourself, your library and your lab.





Science Fiction
in the News

SpaceX Wants A Moonbase Alpha
re: L. Ron Hubbard

Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

More SF in the News

Home | Glossary | Invention Timeline | Category | New | Contact Us | FAQ | Advertise | - where science meets fiction™

Copyright© Technovelgy LLC; all rights reserved.